England all-rounder Tom Curran has apologised to Sydney Sixers fans for withdrawing from Australia’s Big Bash League after becoming fatigued with playing in biosecurity bubbles during the Covid-19 pandemic.

Curran’s pull-out comes days after England teammate Tom Banton withdrew from BBL side Brisbane Heat for the domestic Twenty20 competition which starts Dec. 10.

“I’m really sorry not to be playing in this year’s Big Bash,” 25-year-old Curran said in a Sixers team release on Monday.

“As you already know, it has been a very challenging year and I’ve been in (bio-security) bubbles since July.

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“I will hopefully be back for many years to come, recharged and ready to go again, but for now I just need some time, normality, see family and be home.”

Curran, the Sixers’ top wicket-taker last season, was scheduled to…

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