Originally Posted by Mr Mxyzptlk
Ponting made a comment about the Australian players likely to be unavailable for the IPL for the first couple of years. I've taken this to mean that they're unavailable for this one at the very least. That said, that status may change before or during the IPL season. Nathan Bracken, however, is recovering from surgery and unlikely to take part in it at any stage.
I was under the impression that Cricket Australia had approved players to take part in the first two weeks of this years tournament before they head into camp before the West Indies tour...