ICC has postponed the T20 world cup.
ICC has postponed the T20 world cup. The coronavirus has had a profound impact on the world of sports today and in this way it has also affected the ICC T20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year. The ICC T20 World Cup was scheduled to be held in Australia from 24 October to 15 November. But the T20 World Cup was postponed due to the coronavirus. Many games, including cricket, have been postponed due to the Corona virus. Even the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo have been postponed until next year.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) was considering other options regarding the t20 World Cup amid the Coronavirus crisis. The ICC has not yet considered any cancellation of the World Cup. The ICC has postponed the T20 World Cup starting on 24 October. But so far the ICC has not given any second date, regarding t20 World Cup. If this tournament is not held this year, it can be held in 2021. With this, the T20 World Cup to be held in India in 2021 can be postponed until October 2022.
The postponement of the T20 World Cup can be a good news for BCCI. If BCCI wishes, IPL 2020 can be played behind the door in the month of October or November. Viewers will not be allowed to enter the ground, but viewers can watch that match online. But there is no response from BCCI to postpone the IPL once again.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has postponed all its qualifying tournaments to be held by June 30 in view of the growing threat of coronaviruses. This will have the impact of the 2021 Men’s T20 World Cup and the 2023 ODI World Cup. Because the qualifying matches of both these tournaments were to happen within the next 2 months. Apart from this, 6 other tournaments have also been postponed. At the same time, the Men’s T20 World Cup tour to be held in April has also been postponed. Its new dates will be announced soon.
ICC event chief Chris Tetley issued a statement saying – “We decide to postpone all our qualifying tournaments until the last week of June due to the threat of Corona worldwide and travel restrictions imposed by governments.” We have taken this step in view of the health and safety of players, officials, staff and fans. We have to fulfill our responsibility in this moment and follow the guidelines of the authorities.
ICC postponed these tournaments
- ICC Men’s T20 World Cup to be held in Kuwait from 16 to 21 April.
2. ICC Men’s T20 to be held in South Africa from 27 April to 3 May.
3. ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League-2, the tournament was to be played in Namibia from 20 to 27 April.
4. The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A was to be held in Spain from May 16 to 22.
5. Compared to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League-2.
6. ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier-C between June 9-16. In comparison, it was to be held in Belgium.