The T-20 cricket world cup which was scheduled to be played at Down under Australia this year November has been postponed due to corona virus pandemic, The Much awaited ICC Meeting after a brief discussion of the situation and analyzing the facts the APEX cricket body concluded that security of the players has always been a prime concern and we would like to postpone the cricket world cup for the year 2020.
The T-20 format of the cricket is the fastest version played for 20 overs each side and produces the result in around 3 hours of match play as compared to 50 over each side known as One day cricket.
Due to its short format, the match produces exciting cricket for spectators.
The first T-20 cricket world cup was played in the year 2007 in South Africa and the final was played between to cricket rivalries India and Pakistan and India won the final match and was the first T-20 cricket world cup champions.
ICC also looking to discuss further the ICC woman cricket world cup to be played in February in New Zealand, The event is in schedule and we are looking at all possibilities to execute the plan as scheduled.
ICC also looked to recover the disruption as its commercial Subsidiary IBS windows for the next three ICC men’s Events were also agreed to bring clarity to the calendar and give the sport the best possible opportunity over the next 3 years to recover from disruption caused by the covid-19 pandemic.
The said news of the T-20 cricket world cup been postponed has opened the opportunity for BCCI to go ahead for the IPL which now can go ahead as the schedule is clear for the International players.
The BCCI in its meet last week did discuss the possibility to host the IPL in UAE but was waiting for the announcement from ICC for the further process.
The IPL could be scheduled early or mid November as counting from july BCCI needs its time to make the schedule and proceedings and UAE to make all its arrangements to host it on its 3 venues and preparing and reserving the wickets for the matches.
The next couple of weeks would surely see some developments between BCCI and IPL franchisees.
The BCCI in the leadership of former Indian captain and Current BCCI president did its best to hold the IPL event in India though before finally taking its call due to over 1 million corona virus cases in India.