The men’s T20 world cup has been planned to host by Australia later this year. Due to the rapid spread of deadly corona virus the scheduled sports event has been called off globally.
Earlier Australia successfully host the women’s T20 world cup where Australia women’s took the trophy. The out break of corona virus almost cancelled all the scheduled sports event globally.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive, Manu Sawhney said that the elite body will be consulting the Australian government about the Men’s T20 World Cup 2020.
However, ICC said it will take the final decision on this matter as the governing body of cricket is hosting Chief Executives’ Committee (CEC) meeting on April 23.
“In relation to ICC events, including the ICC Men`s T20 World Cup, we will continue to take advice from experts and authorities, including the Australian government. We will utilize all of the data and information available to us to ensure we can take responsible decisions around all competitions at an appropriate time that are in the best interests of our sport,” Sawhney said in a statement.
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According to the latest reports, the International Cricket Council (ICC) may postpone the T20 World Cup until 2022 as there is no possible playing window in 2021.
“The question being internally discussed was to postpone it but there was no status quo on ‘until when?’ Well, India is scheduled to tour Australia in December.” a source close to developments was quoted as saying by TOI.
“Early next year, Australia have their Big Bash scheduled. March would not be an ideal time (with IPL to begin in April) because the broadcaster won’t agree to back-to-back T20 events,” the source further added.
“India is anyway hosting the 2021 T20 World Cup. So, the ideal choice has to be 2022,” the source further added.
Earlier this month, ICC had claimed that the T20 WC will “go ahead as scheduled”.
“In response to the ongoing coronavirus crisis, the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 Local Organising Committee is monitoring the situation closely with relevant authorities, and will continue to do so,” ICC had said in a statement.
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Fans are also enjoying this un expected break and chance to interact with their most loved sports personalities. Now, as all cricket lovers look forward to ICC Men’s World Cup 2020 for their entertainment. Recently, an Indian cricket fan took to his Twitter handle to post his query. The fan questioned cricket experts to pick four semi-finalists in the upcoming World T20 in Australia.