ICC t20 world cup will organize at the decided time (Oct 18, 2020):-
As the whole world knows that the coronavirus spreading rapidly in all the countries. Due to which many big sports events have been postponed. It has also decided to postpone the Tokyo Olympics for a year. Now the ICC T20 World Cup in Australia is also under threat.
Because many cricket board recalls their cricket teams from the mid-tour or series like New Zealand, England, and their governing body asked their teams to be in the self-isolation after returning from the tours.
It is clearly indicating that no cricket board or country wants to play cricket right now due to the threat of coronavirus.
However, the ICC is confident that there will be no problem in its organization.
Let me tell you, The ICC T20 World Cup is to be held in Australia from 18 October to 15 November this year. The International Cricket Council (ICC) met via teleconference on Friday and is confident that the T20 World Cup in Australia this year will be held on time.
Significantly, due to the ever-increasing threat of Coronavirus, the holding of all sports has been postponed at this time. Even the Games had to decide to postpone the Olympics 2020. Even after this, the ICC looks confident about the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia.
After the ICC meeting, the source told that the T20 World Cup will be held on time, and will not change the schedule & strategy. The tournament is scheduled to be played in October this year where 16 teams will take part.
However, a few days ago the ICC came up with the big decision of postponed all the ICC t20 world cup qualifier match.
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“Moreover ICC Events Head, Chris Tetley said, as the whole world is coming under this virus so, right now ICC’s utmost priority is with the safety of players, fans and all the personnel associated.
That is why ICC is postponing all the current events and the upcoming and further matches and events will be elaborated later. At the end of the year 2020, one of the biggest events of cricket ICC t20 world cup going to be held in October but due to the virus, it may be altered now. At the moment, the Men’s T20 World Cup should begin on October 18.”
Now, according to the source, ICC is looking forward to having the t20 world cup tournament on time for which they are looking for all the possibilities. This could prove to be happy news for cricket lovers, who were worried after the Tokyo Olympics-2020 was canceled.
Not only the t20 world cup or Olympics but BCCI the governing body of Indian Cricket has also decided to postpone the Indian Premier League till the 15th April as a precautionary measure against the ongoing Novel Corona Virus (COVID-19) situation.