Although the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 is slated to take place in Australia from October 18 to November 15, the fate of the tournament is uncertain due to the impact of the Covid-19 epidemic.


The International Cricket Council (ICC) is not in a hurry to decide whether the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 should be postponed or postponed in the wake of Covid -19, saying it is "exploring all options" as part of its broader crisis. Plan for all its events.

Although the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 is scheduled to take place in Australia from October 7 to November 7, the fate of the tournament remains uncertain as all sports events are postponed or canceled due to the global health crisis.

With Australia sealing its boundaries and setting restrictions on travel to prevent the worst disease, the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 is expected to be postponed next year or held at a closed door.

"We continue to plan the ICC events as they happen, but as a rapidly evolving situation, we are adopting a comprehensive situation planning plan," an ICC spokesperson said, quoting Skysport. .

"This includes exploring all the options available to us based on the different context in the epidemic."

Experts will continue to seek advice: ICC

The ICC T20 World Cup 2020 is still six months away and the ICC has said that it will take that decision after consulting all stakeholders, including the Australian Government.

"We will continue to seek the advice of experts and authorities, including the Australian Government, and make decisions at the appropriate time," the spokesman said.

"We will use all the data and information we have to make sure we make well-informed, responsible decisions for the best in our sport."

Former captain Alan Border and star all-rounder Glenn Maxwell have already shown the possibility of the tournament without spectators, while former batsman Simon Katich and wicketkeeper batsman Alex Kerry think delaying the event was an option.

ICC in no hurry to make a decision on T20 World Cup

According to a recent Times of India report, an anonymous ICC source has claimed that the ICC is not in a hurry to make a decision on the T20 World Cup. The source suggested that a final decision on the tournament could be made in late August as well. The source explained that the ICC is not in a hurry to decide on the event scheduled for October and if the situation improves within the next two months, the World Cup will be as it was planned. The source also confirmed that the ICC is currently undergoing the original plan and all preparations for the Twenty20 World Cup are underway as planned.
The ICC T20 World Cup presence will determine when and where the BCCI can play in the IPL The Cricket Mega League was supposed to start on March 27, but was postponed to April 1 in light of the outbreak of coronavirus in the country. Last week, the Prime Minister announced the extension of the lockdown period on May 7. So the BCCI concludes with a declaration of suspension of the IPL until further instructions. The report further suggests that the IPL may be staged in the October-November window of 2020 if the ICC T20 World Cup is over.
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