England bowler David Willey has pulled out of the 2019 Indian Premier League for family reasons.
The 29-year-old, a regular in Englands one-day team over the past two years, was due to play for last years champions Chennai Super Kings.
His arrival at the tournament was delayed because of the late birth of his second child and he has decided to remain in England to support his wife, Carolynne.
Willey said: Unfortunately, due to family reasons Ive had to pull out of the IPL. Chennai were very understanding and supportive as Yorkshire have been as well.
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Its never an easy decision. Nonetheless its the right decision for the family. We are due to have our second baby and my wife has had a bit of a tough time so I need to be in England.
I need to put the family first at the minute. If we can get that sorted then I can concentrate on the cricket.
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