Pat Cummins has put his nation earlier than Indian Premier League tens of millions and determined he gained’t play within the T20 match in 2023.
The Australian Take a look at and ODI skipper pointed to a packed worldwide calendar which features a tour to India, an Ashes after which an ODI World Cup as causes for his determination.
Cummins was solely not too long ago given the ODI captaincy so as to add to his workload as Take a look at skipper and an all-format participant for his nation and needs to “activity some relaxation” as an alternative of taking a million-dollar IPL deal.
“I’ve made the troublesome determination to overlook subsequent years IPL,” he introduced on social media.
“The worldwide schedule is filled with Checks and ODI’s for the following 12 months, so will take some relaxation forward of an Ashes sequence and World Cup.”
Cummins signed one of many richest offers for a world participant in 2023 when the Kolkata Knight Riders signed him to a deal price in extra of $3 million.
He returned to the identical crew final yr for $1.34 million.
Cummins joins fellow fast Mitchell Starc in skipping the IPL in favour of relaxation in a packed worldwide schedule.