Rajasthan Royals' all-rounder Liam Livingstone ruled out of IPL 2021 due to bubble fatigue
Rajasthan Royals already had enough losing their players in their arsenal. Earlier, talismanic all-rounder Ben Stokes ruled out of the whole season of the ongoing Indian Premier League due to broken finger. As a result, he will no longer take further part of this season's IPL.
Even their key bowler Jofra Archer is not part of the initial phase of the tournament. The England pacer undergone surgery on his hand and is already back to training in England. RR franchise will provide further update on the 26-year-old pacer anytime soon.
Meanwhile, in a shocking development, yet another England player Liam Livingstone has been ruled out of the entire IPL season. Rajasthan Royals would hope that they use their available resources to good effect in order to qualify for the playoffs this time.
Liam Livingstone ruled out of IPL 2021
The England all-rounder Liam Livingstone flew back home to England owing to bio-bubble fatigue, the RR franchise confirmed the development on Tuesday via official Twitter handle. RR admin took to Twitter and posted the news.
“Liam Livingstone has flown back home late last night, due to bubble fatigue accumulated over the past year. We understand and respect his decision, and will continue supporting him in any way we can,” the franchise said in a tweet.
Rajasthan Royals are already wounded by 2 defeats this season and losing another player would only make their progress a bit more worse. RR played 3 games so far where they managed to win just 1 game. Their victory came against Delhi Capitals when IPL's most expensive signing Chris Morris guided his team home with an impressive 36 off 18 balls including 4 sixes.
Rajasthan Royals were outsmarted by Chennai Super Kings on Monday. Following their 45-run defeat at the hands of CSK, RR all-rounder Livingstone left for England. The England international did not play any of the game so far.