Steve Smith says playing for Australia in a World Cup is the "pinnacle", but he has no idea if that will be possible this year.
While an April 15 start date looks unlikely, England batsman Jos Buttler hopes an IPL season will still happen this year.
Despite suggestions he may play in the Indian Premier League this year, Jofra Archer will make his return to action for Sussex in May.
Head coach Andrew McDonald says Rajasthan Royals are in no rush to replace Jofra Archer as they hope he may feature in the IPL.
Pat Cummins has become the best-paid overseas player in IPL history after he was picked up by Kolkata Knight Riders in the auction.
Despite being Rajasthan Royals' most-capped player, India batsman Ajinkya Rahane has joined Delhi Capitals in a trade.
Rajasthan Royals failed to defend 115-9 as Amit Mishra's 3-17 and Rishabh Pant's unbeaten half-century saw Delhi Capitals to victory.
Virat Kohli's Royal Challengers Bangalore saw their Indian Premier League play-off push ended by the elements.
Steve Smith's Rajasthan Royals were victorious on Saturday, defeating the Sunrisers Hyderabad by seven wickets.
Dinesh Karthik thought he had done enough to secure a rare Kolkata Knight Riders win, but Riyan Parag and Jofra Archer came to the fore.