Back to playing regularly after undergoing a shoulder surgery last year, Richardson said at times he put too much pressure on himself if he has a bad over or something like that.
All you need to know about Kings XI Punjab
While we witnessed run fests last season, the bowlers too had their say, with pacers dominating the top four spots of the bowling charts. DC’s Kagiso Rabada (30 wickets) walked away with the Purple Cap after a tough competition with Jasprit Bumrah (27) and Trent Boult (25). Here are the top 10 bowlers you should look out for in IPL 2021.
Led by KL Rahul, who was the leading run-scorer in the last edition, Punjab will open their campaign against Rajasthan Royals on 12th April.
IPL 2021: Cricket Australia limits use of its players for advertisements during cash-rich tournament
Cricket Australia (CA) doesn't want its players to feature in advertisements promoting betting, fast food, alcohol and tobacco brands during the next edition of the Indian Premier League.
New Zealand vs Australia: After going unsold in IPL auction, Devon Conway blazes away in Christchurch
Conway blazed his way to a 59-ball unbeaten 99 and powered the Black Caps to a resounding win in the first of the five T20 International against Australia.
New Zealand vs Australia: Devon Conway's unbeaten 99 guides hosts to easy win over Aaron Finch and Co in first T20I
Conway improved on his previous high score of 65 in T20Is, coming to the crease when New Zealand were 11-2 and leaving unbeaten when they were 184/5 after winning the toss and batting first.
The auctions were held in Chennai on 18 February, and Australia's Glenn Maxwell and Jhye Richardson struck gold, fetching Rs 14.25 and Rs 14 crore, respectively.
IPL Auction 2021: 'We have addressed our fast bowling concerns, there will always be few misses', says Punjab Kings CEO
The team went into the auction with the biggest prize purse among eight teams – Rs 53.20 crore – and shelled out Rs 22 crore for Richardson and Meredith.
IPL Auction 2021: 'I almost got blanked, it was like hitting a massive wall,' says Jhye Richardson on Rs 14 cr deal
"Then the first paddle went up, which was probably (only) like 10 seconds or five seconds (later), but it felt like a lifetime. I feel like I played a game yesterday. I mentally exhausted myself of feeling all these emotions, of feeling sick and excited," Richardson said.
Here's a list of 10 foreign players who can attract massive bids at IPL 2021 auction.
Neither RCB nor CSK can look too fondly upon IPL 2020 – and both need galvanising at the IPL 2021 Auction, on 18 February. Here's what both teams need from the auction.
Australia pacer Jhye Richardson has undergone a surgery on his right shoulder, which he had dislocated last year, in a bid to recover before cricket resumes post the COVID-19 pandemic.
CA include Marnus Labuschagne in contracted players list of 2020-21 after breakout year; Usman Khawaja dropped
The value of each contract is still uncertain because of the coronavirus pandemic which has forced Cricket Australia to furlough the bulk of its staff.
Paceman Jhye Richardson, coming back from a serious shoulder injury, missed out on the 14-man squad but will remain with the Australia camp for the upcoming ODIs against South Africa.
South Africa vs Australia: Visitors recall Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell for ODI, T20 series, Marcus Stoinis misses out
Marsh last featured in an Australian side in the Ashes series last September. He hasn't played an ODI since January 2018 or a T20 international since October 2018
Australia vs Pakistan: Alex Carey to lead A side; batting spots up for grabs before hosts take on visitors in two-match Test series
Australian selectors on Tuesday flagged a number of batting spots still up for grabs in the upcoming Test series against Pakistan, with an A-side promising a run-off among a number of contenders.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer asks bowlers to develop 'thick skin' to counter flat wickets in England
Australia coach Justin Langer said, 'There's a lot of talk about batting now in white-ball cricket, but our bowling is absolutely critical.'
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Australia coach Justin Langer defends decision to leave out Josh Hazlewood after pacer expresses disappointment
Australia coach Justin Langer has defended the decision to leave Josh Hazlewood out of the World Cup squad, saying the paceman lacked match fitness as he recovers from a back injury.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Australia pacer Jhye Richardson out of tournament, Kane Richardson called up
Australian fast bowler Jhye Richardson was ruled out of the World Cup Wednesday after failing to recover from a dislocated shoulder, with namesake Kane Richardson replacing him.