New Zealand cricketers in the ongoing IPL might travel with the Indian Players for the World Test Championships final in June as they can’t come back home and then depart for England due to strict quarantine protocols, the country’s players’ union chief has indicated.

The likes of captain Kane Williamson, Trent Boult, Kyle Jamieson and Mitchell Santner are among 10 New Zealand players in the different franchises of the IPL.

New Zealand has named a 20-member team for the two-match Test series in England starting on June 2 and the squad will be trimmed to 15 for the WTC final against India, starting on June 18 at Southampton.

“…they can’t very well come home, do the two weeks isolation and then go to England, so they’re going to have to be there (India) until the round-robin finishes, or the final series,” NZ Cricket Players Association chief executive Heath Mills said when asked about…

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