The short-form extravaganza usually begins in March, however together with different main worldwide sporting occasions was postponed as international locations went into coronavirus lockdowns.
It was then moved to the United Arab Emirates as circumstances rose in India and solely received underneath approach on September 19, culminating on November 11.
Gamers then needed to undergo a 14-day quarantine in Australia with the one-day sequence beginning nearly instantly after they had been allowed out.
“It is actually attention-grabbing what number of accidents there have been all through this summer season,” stated Langer.
“We suffered by way of it through the white-ball sequence and (India) by way of the Take a look at sequence.
“We’ll evaluation this, however I am unable to assist suppose that the IPL this yr most likely wasn’t ultimate timing for anybody, actually for such an enormous sequence like this.”
David Warner and Marcus Stoinis had been amongst Australians injured through the white-ball sequence.
India had been then depleted through the high-stakes Exams sequence, which culminates with the ultimate match of 4 in Brisbane this week.
They’ve misplaced skilled quick bowlers Mohammed Shami and Umesh Yadav, together with batsman KL Rahul, whereas allrounder Ravindra Jadeja is the most recent to be dominated out with a dislocated thumb.
There are health doubts over batsman Hanuma Vihari for the Gabba Take a look at after he tore a hamstring within the second innings at Sydney on Monday, with spinner Ravi Ashwin nursing a again subject and experiences in Indian media saying that fast-bowling spearhead Jasprit Bumrah might miss out with a facet pressure.
“I really like the IPL. I take a look at the IPL now like I used to take a look at (English) county cricket for younger gamers, you go and play county cricket and it helps their improvement enormously,” stated Langer.
“I feel it is the identical with the IPL with our gamers, it helps their white-ball improvement.
“However the timing of it … most likely wasn’t ultimate and I ponder if that is having an impression on the accidents we’re seeing for each groups all through this summer season.”