ICC today made key declarations with respect to the timetable of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup and ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) today affirmed that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 that was delayed because of COVID-19 will be held in Australia in 2022. India will have the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 as arranged.
The ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup 2021 in New Zealand has been deferred until February – March 2022 due to the effect the pandemic has had on cricket internationally.
The choices were taken by the IBC (the business auxiliary of the ICC) following a broad possibility arranging exercise which has considered the wellbeing, cricket and business effect of COVID-19 around the globe.
ICC Acting Chairman Imran Khwaja stated: “In the course of the most recent couple of months as we have thought about how we re-visitation of arranging worldwide functions, our main need has been to secure the wellbeing and wellbeing of everybody engaged with ICC functions.
“The choices the Board have taken today are to the greatest advantage of the game, our accomplices and significantly our fans. I’d prefer to thank our accomplices at the BCCI, Cricket Australia and Cricket New Zealand just as the Australian and New Zealand governments for their proceeded with help and pledge to a protected re-visitation of ICC functions.”
ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney stated: “We currently have supreme clearness on the fate of ICC functions empowering the entirety of our Members to zero in on the rescheduling of lost global and homegrown cricket. We will currently continue as arranged with the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 in India and host the 2022 release in Australia.
“We have taken the choice to move the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup to give players from each contending country, the best occasion to be prepared for the world’s greatest stage and there is as yet a worldwide qualifier to finish to choose the last three groups.
“There has been no ladies’ worldwide cricket played since the finish of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup prior this year and because of the shifting effect of COVID-19 universally that is probably going to remain the circumstance for some of the groups. Moving the function by a year allows all contending groups to play an adequate degree of cricket in front of both the capability function and driving into a Cricket World Cup so the uprightness of the competition is kept up.”
The organization of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will stay as it was for 2020 and all groups that certified for that function will currently take an interest in India in 2021. Another capability cycle will be run for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022.
The organization of the delayed ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will stay as it was for 2021. Five groups have just equipped for the function and that will represent 2022. The first worldwide capability function to decide the last three groups to challenge the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup was planned to be held in Sri Lanka in July 2020, however, this was delayed because of COVID-19. The capability function will currently be held in 2021.