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Players leaving IPL 2024 for T20 World Cup Preparation

Players leaving IPL 2024: With just a few days left before the start of the IPL 2024 playoffs, all participating teams of the tournament face a massive blow following an announcement from the England Cricket Board(ECB).

In its recent announcement, the England Cricket Board (ECB) asked all the selected players for the World Cup squad to return in time for the T20 series against Pakistan set to be played between May 22 and 30.

Following the announcement, England players started to leave their respective IPL teams to feature in the team’s T20 World Cup preparation. Apart from England players, many other overseas players also start returning home for their World Cup preparations.

Players leaving IPL 2024 for T20 World Cup Preparation

Withdrawal of the key players at a crucial stage of the competition will affect the team’s performance while the franchise has to put all their efforts into naming the best replacement.

Team Player Nationality
Mustafizur Rahman Bangladesh
Moeen Ali England
RR Jos Buttler England
Liam Livingstone England
Sikandar Raza Zimbabwe
Sam Curran England
Jonny Bairstow England
KKR Phil Salt England
Will Jacks England
Reece Topley England


The T20 World Cup 2024 has been scheduled to kickstart on June 1 with the final game on June 29. Though the dates of the IPL 2024 playoff will not collide with the ICC event, the national teams started to recall their T20 World Cup 2024 squad players in order to start their preparation for the tournament.

The Qualifier 1 of the IPL 2024 will be played on May 21 while the Eliminator and Qualifier 2 will be played on May 22 and 24 respectively. The grand final of the tournament will be played on May 26 at Chepauk.

With just 5 days left between the IPL 2024 Final and the start of the T20 World Cup 2024, it will be difficult for the players to participate in the national team’s preparation for the ICC event. Thus the national teams recalled their players for their World Cup preparation.

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