However with the beginning of the English season delayed till July 1 on the earliest, and several other rounds of Championship matches deserted, Yorkshire have determined it not makes cricket or financial sense to make use of abroad gamers this yr.
Yorkshire are additionally considered one of various counties attempting to maintain prices down by placing gamers on furlough as a part of the British authorities’s coronavirus job retention scheme.
“Now we have been in common contact with the gamers and their brokers all through this COVID pandemic,” stated Yorkshire director of cricket Martyn Moxon.
“They’ve been extraordinarily skilled and recognize the uncertainty going through counties at current.”
Maharaj impressed for Yorkshire final yr, taking 38 Championship wickets in 5 matches.
Yorkshire’s announcement follows comparable statements confirming Australia’s Peter Siddle (Essex), Nathan Lyon (Hampshire), and Glenn Maxwell and James Faulkner (each Lancashire) might be amongst abroad gamers who won’t be enjoying county cricket this season.