ICC postpones 2020 Men’s T20 World Cup
ICC postpones 2020 Men’s T20 World Cup: The International Cricket Council (ICC) today confirmed the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup in Australia 2020 has been postponed because of the continued Covid-19 pandemic.
At these days’ meeting of the IBC Board (the economic subsidiary of the ICC). Home windows for the following 3 ICC men’s’ events had been additionally agreed to bring clarity to the calendar and provide the game the satisfactory feasible opportunity over the next three years to get over the disruption resulting from Covid-19.
The windows for the Men’s events are:
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be held October – November 2021 with the final on November 14, 2021
Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will be held October – November 2022 with the final on November 13, 2022
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will be held in India October – November 2023 with the final on November 26, 2023
The IBC Board agreed to continue to monitor the unexpectedly changing state of affairs and determine all the records be had for you to make a take into consideration choice on future hosts to ensure the sport is capable of level secure and a successful international occasion in 2021 and 2022.
The IBC Board may also continue to evaluate the situation with regards to being able to level the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 in New Zealand in February subsequent yr. In the interim, making plans for this occasion maintains as scheduled.
ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said:
“We have undertaken a comprehensive and complex contingency planning exercise and through this process. Our number one priority has been to protect the health and safety of everyone involved in the sport.
“Our members now have the clarity they need round occasion windows. To permit them to reschedule lost bilateral and domestic cricket.
This additional time may be used to reschedule video games that might be misplaced. Due to the pandemic ensuring qualification may be decided on the sector of play.
“Throughout this process, we have worked carefully with our key stakeholders which include governments, Members, broadcasters, partners. Medical experts allow us to attain a collective decision for the best of the game and our fans. I would love to thank everyone worried about their commitment to a safe go back to cricket.”