T20 World Cup, Media launch
ICC immediately made key bulletins on the subject of the schedule of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup and ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup.
- ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup 2021 postponed to 2022
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) immediately confirmed that the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2020 that was postponed as a consequence of COVID-19 shall be held in Australia in 2022. India will host the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021 as deliberate.
The ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup 2021 in New Zealand has been postponed till February – March 2022 due to the affect the pandemic has had on cricket globally.
The choices had been taken by the IBC (the business subsidiary of the ICC) following an in depth contingency planning train which has taken under consideration the well being, cricket and business affect of COVID-19 all over the world.
ICC Appearing Chairman Imran Khwaja stated: “Over the previous few months as we now have thought of how we return to staging world occasions, our primary precedence has been to guard the well being and security of everybody concerned in ICC occasions.
“The choices the Board have taken immediately are in one of the best pursuits of the game, our companions and importantly our followers. I’d prefer to thank our companions on the BCCI, Cricket Australia and Cricket New Zealand in addition to the Australian and New Zealand governments for his or her continued help and dedication to a secure return to ICC occasions.”
ICC Chief Government Manu Sawhney stated: “We now have absolute readability on the way forward for ICC occasions enabling all of our Members to deal with the rescheduling of misplaced worldwide and home cricket. We are going to now proceed as deliberate with the Males’s T20 World Cup 2021 in India and host the 2022 version in Australia.
“We’ve taken the choice to maneuver the ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup to present gamers from each competing nation, one of the best alternative to be prepared for the world’s largest stage and there may be nonetheless a worldwide qualifier to finish to resolve the ultimate three groups.
“There was no ladies’s worldwide cricket performed because the conclusion of the ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup earlier this yr and because of the various affect of COVID-19 globally that’s prone to stay the scenario for quite a few the groups. Transferring the occasion by 12 months provides all competing groups the prospect to play a enough degree of cricket forward of each the qualification occasion and main right into a Cricket World Cup so the integrity of the event is maintained.”
The format of the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2021 will stay because it was for 2020 and all groups that certified for that occasion will now take part in India in 2021. A brand new qualification course of shall be run for the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup 2022.
The format of the postponed ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup will stay because it was for 2021. 5 groups have already certified for the occasion and that can stand for 2022. The unique world qualification occasion to find out the ultimate three groups to contest the ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup was scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka in July 2020, however this was postponed as a consequence of COVID-19. The qualification occasion will now be held in 2021.