Cricket News: ICC T20 World Cup 2020 postponed

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ICC T20 world cup 2020 news – The International Cricket Council in a board meeting decided to postpone the ICC T20 World cup to be held in Australia this year amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic around the globe. The decision has been taken after due consideration of all the options available to the ICC in front of them. The cricketing community had been waiting for the ICC to decide on the Men’s Event to be held this year. Now with the event postponed, ICC said that cricket associations can look to manage their bilateral series accordingly as the dates for the World Cup have now been freed. The decision has been taken keeping in mind the safety standards and the social distancing norms amid the ongoing pandemic.icc t20 world cup 2020 news

ICC T20 world cup 2020 news

ICC has also come up with tentative windows for the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021, the Men’s T20 World Cup 2022, and the Men’s World Cup 2023. The 2021 edition will be tentatively conducted during the months of October to November (final on Nov 14, 2021). The 2022 edition will be held during the months of October-November 2022 with the final on Nov 13, 2022. Finally, the Men’s World Cup 2023 to be held in India will be conducted during the same months in 2023 with the final on November 26, 2023.

ICC T20 world cup 2020 news

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The Board will continue to monitor the situation in order to finalize the hosts for the Men’s events in 2021 and 2022. Also, the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup to be held in February 2021 in New Zealand is still scheduled as before. The Board will look closely into the situation and decide on whether the Women’s Event is to be held as planned or not. ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said in an interview that a complex and detailed plan is made and currently their only priority is the health of all the people involved.

ICC T20 world cup 2020 news

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He said that the decision to postpone the T20 World Cup was taken after careful consideration of the options available. Postponing the event would help them in delivering two safe and successful T20 World Cups for the fans. He also said that they were working closely with the stakeholders (governments, member nations, broadcasters, partners, and medical experts ) in order to reach a safe decision in the interest of the people involved in the sport and the fans in general. He also thanked everyone involved for their undying commitment to ensure that cricket resumes safely and prosperously.

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