The availability of Australian players for the Indian Premier League (IPL) is contingent on a few factors, and the Sri Lankans will be gone on national service in Bangladesh in the midst of the season. However, the majority of other cricket boards, notably the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), have given their players permission to compete in the March-end to May-end competition.

Furthermore, when the three-Test series between Pakistan and Australia concludes on March 25, test-only players from Australia whose stateside does not qualify for the Sheffield Shield final will be eligible from March 26. Players from other countries, on the other hand, will be subjected to a five-day quarantine.

According to cricbuzz, the BCCI has given important updates regarding the same. “Following the IPL, the ECB has committed to hosting the first WTC Test Match on June 2, 2022, against New Zealand. All ECB players’ availability will be extended until Sunday, May 29, 2022. (sic). Players from the state who did not make the Sheffield Shield Final will be eligible starting March 27. From April 5, any state player whose side qualifies for the Sheffield Shield Final will be available. From March 31 to April 4, the Sheffield Shield final will be held”, a BCCI source stated.