Harbhajan Singh has confirmed his withdrawal from the upcoming IPL season due to personal reasons .

Dear Friends I will not be playing IPL this year due to personal reasons. These are difficult times and I would expect some privacy as I spend time with my family. @ChennaiIPL CSK management has been extremely supportive and I wish them a great IPL,” Harbhajan posted on Twitter.

Harbhajan had already skipped the six-day camp in Chennai last month and did not travel with the squad to the UAE on August 21, informing the franchise that he would join them later.

CSK chief executive Kasi Viswanathan said Harbhajan has just informed us that he won’t take part due to personal reasons.We will discuss with the team management and take a decision accordingly whether to take replacement or not.