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“T20 World Cup Later This Year Will Be Logistical Nightmare”: Michael Hussey

Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey accepts that organizing the ICC T20 World Cup in the not so distant future “will be a logistical nightmare”. He further uncovered that the discussions in Australia about the destiny of the competition recommend that it will be deferred to either 2021 or 2022.

“I am fearful about the T20 World Cup, to be honest, and the reason for that is I think it is okay to bring out one team to play international cricket and get them to isolate and stay safe and prepare well for a series,” Hussey said during ‘HotSpot: The Cricket Podcast’ by Chetan Narula (sports journalist and broadcaster) and Deep Dasgupta (former Indian cricketer and broadcaster).

“But having to bring a number of teams and getting them to isolate to prepare and then move around the country to different venues I think that will be a logistical nightmare.

“From what we are hearing perhaps the T20 World Cup will have to be postponed for 2021 or even 2022,” he added.

ICC T20 World Cup is planned to occur from October 18 to November 15. In any case, the emergency brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic has placed the multination competition in a transition.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Board meeting a month ago kept the destiny of the World Cup hanging as they hauled the issue until their next gathering in July.

Michael Hussey on T20 world cup

The gathering, in the interim, saw the Board communicating the longing to keep on evaluating the COVID-19 circumstance, as a piece of the administering body’s possibility arranging procedure to investigate different approaches to organize the occasions by working couple with the partners and the territorial governments.

Hussey was likewise observed discussing the booked Border-Gavaskar Trophy in the not so distant future. The 45-year-old said India would need to be at their closest to perfect to beat Australia this time around.

“I am salivating at the prospect of this series. India was sensational the last time they came to these shores, it was great to see them win and it gave them so much belief that they could win in Australian conditions,” Hussey said.

Australia was without the administrations of Steve Smith and David Warner in the last arrangement as both were serving their bans gave over to them by Cricket Australia for their contribution in the Sandpaper Gate discussion. Nonetheless, the couple would be, no doubt, in the crew, along these lines giving solidarity to the batting unit of Australia.

The four-coordinate Test arrangement is planned to be played at Brisbane Gabba, Adelaide Oval, Melbourne Cricket Ground and the Sydney Cricket Ground.

Gabba would have the initial match from December 3. While the second match in Adelaide from December 11 will be India’s first away Day-Night Test, the ones in Melbourne and Sydney will be the conventional Boxing Day and New Year Tests separately.

Also read: Cricket Australia Consider Hosting ICC T20 World Cup 2020 as “Unrealistic”

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