The International Cricket Council (ICC) will reportedly hold an executive board meeting on June 1 to take a final call on the fate of the T20 World Cup, which will likely move out of India.
As the latest wave of covid-19 in the country appears to be in full fury, India’s hopes of hosting the T20 World Cup later this year have come under scrutiny. India’s governing body, BCCI, is scheduled to hold a Special General Meeting, two days before the ICC executive meeting.
With the Indian Premier League already suspended indefinitely due to the terrible second wave in the country, the BCCI has been prompted to open up to suggestions. Hosting a 16-team World Cup in October-November will not only be a difficult task, but also dangerous, as the Indian government authorities are preparing for a possible third wave in the country, which could tear things apart for big events. as thesis. The decision will be made considering that the situation in India is being closely monitored by the directors and managers of the ICC.
Although the cricket world supports the cause of the T20 World Cup moving out of India, after witnessing the sudden disruption of the Indian Premier League indefinitely due to the pandemic wave, few experts believe that it is too early to Decide on the fate of the T20 toilet.
According to those with knowledge of the events, Mumbai Municipal Commissioner Iqbal Chahal said the cases have decreased and the chances of such an increase are unlikely as they are testing everyone they can. However, it also says that “We are preparing for the third wave, if there is one, with more giant field hospitals,“As scientists and ministers they are talking about a possible third wave starting in September.
Meanwhile, according to sources, the BCCI is looking for a window to resume the IPL 2021 season, possibly after they host the T20 World Cup in October.