Rajasthan Royals skipper Steve Smith is all set to return to action during his team’s opening Indian Premire League contest against Chennai Super Kings on Tuesday.
There were doubts over the former Aussie skipper’s participation in the game after a concussion injury sustained prior to One Day International series against England. Smith, who got hit on the head during net session before the first ODI in Manchester, missed the whole series on advice of Cricket Australia’s medical team.
Meanwhile, Jos Buttler will miss the opening game of the IPL as he remains in quarantine, having arrived separately with his family. Ben Stokes, who is currently in New Zealand with his family, will also remain unavailable although a timeline for his return is not known yet.
Here’s what Steve Smith said:
“Yeah, obviously missed the last three one-dayers in England. Been in Dubai for a…