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Richardson puts family first and withdraws from India series – Sydney Morning Herald

The paceman told selectors on Tuesday he wants to remain home in Adelaide to be with his wife and newborn son.



A regular fixture in Australia’s white-ball squads, Richardson turned his back on a massive payday in the Indian Premier League so he could be home for the birth of his child.
Some players are facing months away from home due to biosecurity protocols imposed by Cricket Australia to ensure the game’s $300 million season is not jeopardised.
His withdrawal from the series means he is unlikely to play for his country this summer, with Australias next limited-overs assignment not until February.

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