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IPL 8: Hectic schedule leaves little time for World champions to rest their bodies

New Delhi: Australia World Cup heroes have been celebrating and partying hard after winning the Sunday's final but majority of the squad will have very little time to rest their bodies.After 44 days of intense

India TV Sports Desk [ Updated: March 31, 2015 13:03 IST ]
ipl 8 hectic schedule leaves little time for world
ipl 8 hectic schedule leaves little time for world champions to rest their bodies

New Delhi: Australia World Cup heroes have been celebrating and partying hard after winning the Sunday's final but majority of the squad will have very little time to rest their bodies.

After 44 days of intense cricket, eleven of Australia's 15 World Cup squad members will be arriving in India for the Indian Premier League, which starts in Kolkata on April 8.

According to Cricket Australia website, only Michael Clarke, Brad Haddin, Mitchell Marsh and Xavier Doherty will not be featuring in IPL 8.

There will be 25 Australian players in the IPL this year while eight Aussies will take up coaching positions, including Ricky Ponting (Mumbai Indians), Tom Moody (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Trevor Bayliss (Kolkata Knight Riders), who all take on roles as head coach.

There will be 25 Australian players in the IPL this year while eight Aussies will take up coaching positions, including Ricky Ponting (Mumbai Indians), Tom Moody (Sunrisers Hyderabad) and Trevor Bayliss (Kolkata Knight Riders), who all take on roles as head coach.

National Selector Rod Marsh on Tuesday announced the test squad for West Indies series and The Ashes later this year which includes 7 players taking part in IPL.

 

Australians in the IPL

Chennai Super Kings: Mike Hussey, Andrew Tye, Andy Bichel (bowling coach), Steve Rixon (fielding coach)

Delhi Daredevils: Nathan Coulter-Nile, Gurinder Sandhu, Travis Head, Marcus Stoinis

Kings XI Punjab: George Bailey, Mitchell Johnson, Glenn Maxwell, Shaun Marsh, Joe Dawes (bowling coach)

Kolkata Knight Riders: Pat Cummins, Brad Hogg, Trevor Bayliss (head coach)

Mumbai Indians: Josh Hazlewood, Aaron Finch, Aiden Blizzard, Ricky Ponting (head coach)

Rajasthan Royals: Shane Watson, James Faulkner, Steve Smith, Kane Richardson, Ben Cutting

Royal Challengers Bangalore: Mitchell Starc, Nic Maddinson, Sean Abbott, Trent Woodhill (batting and fielding coach)

Sunrisers Hyderabad: David Warner, Moises Henriques, Tom Moody (head coach), Simon Helmot (assistant coach)

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