Kane Richardson’s isn't the first case of Australian cricketers choosing to sit out due to non-cricketing reasons. Of late, numerous players have asked for sabbaticals and Cricket Australia has been sensitive.
In 2020, Red Sox let go of another generational talent in Markus Lynn 'Mookie' Betts, who won the championship with LA Dodgers last Wednesday, leaving Bostonians fearing if the 'Curse of the Bambino' is back
IPL 2020 Injuries: The majority of cricketers jumped into their first, high-profile assignment since the lockdown after a month-long quarantine/training period in UAE. And experts believe such factors could lead to increased risks.