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'Abhi bhejdo, IPL chodo' - Fans react as Team India players might depart early if IPL franchise fails to qualify for Play-offs

The T20 World Cup bound players will only be able to leave for the United States of America, if their IPL franchise fails to qualify for the playoffs stage

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The selection committee headed by Ajit Agarkar will use the results of the next Indian Premier League (IPL) as the benchmark for choosing the one-man team for the 2024 T20 World Cup in the USA and the West Indies. 

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However, the management of the players' workloads while they compete for a spot would also be crucial. It has been ascertained, nonetheless, that the players will not receive any guidance from the Indian Cricket Board regarding load management.

According to the Press Trust of India, it is unfair to the franchises that are paying top dollar for their great Indian players to offer guidelines to Indian players about managing their workload throughout the IPL.

According to the source, the players whose teams do not advance to the IPL play-offs may be sent by the Indian Cricket Board to New York ahead of schedule, and those who go through the knockout rounds will be joining them after the event concludes.

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Senior Indian Cricket Board official told PTI as he said, “They are being paid highly and they can’t pick and choose games for franchises. But yes, for all those centrally contracted and targeted players (next lot), the franchise’s support staff will have to regularly provide fitness updates to the NCA Sports Science head Nitin Patel.”

Team India's first match in theT20 World Cup is scheduled for June 5 in New York. The tournament is set to begin on June 1 with the United States of America and Canada playing the first match.

Board set to imply strict regulation after Ishan Kishan saga

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The new agency also stated that in order for players to be eligible for participation within the Indian Premier League (IPL), the Indian Cricket Board is probably going to mandate that they play in a certain number of Ranji Trophy games. 

The decision to just concentrate on the Indian Premier League was decided in response to Indian wicketkeeper-batter Ishan Kishan's disinterest in playing first-class cricket. In the six games Jharkhand has played so far in the current Ranji Trophy season, Kishan has not participated at all. 

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