Two of Australia’s legendary players David Warner and Marcus Stoinis have withdrawn from The Hundred tournament. This has dealt a big blow to this tournament. At present, the schedule of international cricket is very busy and for this reason many more players can also withdraw their names from The Hundred.
The first edition of The Hundred tournament is to be held from July 21 to August 21. However, due to the bio bubble and quarantine rules, there are many veteran players who can withdraw their names from this tournament.
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ECB statement regarding David Warner and Marcus Stoinis
According to the news published in ESPN Cricinfo, the ECB issued a statement informing about the withdrawal of the names of Warner and Stoinis. The ECB said, “It is definitely disappointing to lose players like David Warner and Marcus Stoinis. But the truth is that many players are facing problems due to Corona. Southern Brave’s team will now announce the replacement. We hope that.” May The Hundred tournament prove to be world class and be a total success.”
David Warner and Marcus Stoinis were part of the Southern Brave team in The Hundred tournament. Both these players have withdrawn their names from this tournament to spend more time with their families.
Both players have also been selected in Australia’s opening squad for the tour of West Indies and Bangladesh. However, these players can also withdraw their names from these series. These players have spent a lot of time in the bio-bubble in recent months and that is why they now want to stay at home.
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