Australia players withdrawn from mens Hundred competition
Australia duo David Warner and Marcus Stoinis have withdrawn from this summer men’s Hundred competition.
The pair had been because of play for Southern Brave however have pulled out due to coronavirus restrictions.
They are each additionally named in Australia’s squad for excursions of the West Indies and Bangladesh in July and August.
“It is glaringly disappointing to lose players with the capacity of David and Marcus,” an England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) spokesperson said.
“But the realities of Covid method there are practicalities which might be hard for a few remote places gamers to overcome.
“Replacement remote places gamers can be signed through Southern Brave, and we stay up for The Hundred showcasing world-elegance cricket this summer.”
Opener Warner, 34, changed into signed for £100,000 and all-rounder Stoinis, 31, for £80,000.
The first healthy of the brand new 100-ball competition – a women’s fixture among Oval Invincibles and Manchester Originals – can be stay on BBC TV on Wednesday, 21 July.
Both the men’s and women’s finals take place at Lord’s on Saturday, 21 August.