Probably the most awaited cricket match of the 12 months, ICC T20 World Cup is more likely to be shifted to Dubai as Coronavirus circumstances in India proceed to surge.
“Due to the COVID situation in the country, we may shift the T20 World Cup scheduled in India to UAE. We are monitoring the situation closely. Health and safety of players are paramount for us. We will take the final call soon”: BCCI Secretary, Jay Shah to ANI
There are media reviews suggesting that the 2021 males’s T20 World Cup is about to begin from October 17 within the UAE, with the ultimate for the 16-team match scheduled for November 14. The BCCI could make an official announcement about this on June twenty eighth.
Based on reviews, 13 matches shall be performed between eight groups in Spherical One. 4 of those groups will get a spot within the second spherical. The second spherical can begin from October 24. Nevertheless, the matches of Spherical 2 shall be performed within the UAE which shall be in Abu Dhabi, Dubai, and Sharjah.
On June 1, the ICC granted BCCI till the tip of June to offer its ultimate phrase on whether or not India will have the ability to host the T20 World Cup. With the Covid-19 pandemic disrupting the worldwide cricket calendar final 12 months, the ICC postponed the 2020 World Cup, initially scheduled to be held in Australia, and determined India would host the match in 2021 with Australia internet hosting the 2022 version.
Although the numbers have come down and India is witnessing a downward development, well being specialists have predicted a 3rd wave in India in September-October. BCCI wouldn’t prefer to take any likelihood as it’s nonetheless bearing the losses after abruptly suspending the IPL on the midway stage in Might as a result of brutal second wave.