• The International Cricket Council (ICC) has postponed the T20 World Cup 2020 to be held in Australia this year, opening the doors for the IPL to be held.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has postponed the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia in October-November this year. This world class tournament has been canceled due to Corona virus. Due to the postponement of the ICC T20 World Cup, the doors of the Indian Premier League ie IPL have been opened. The Board of Control for Cricket in India, ie BCCI, has got the October-November window for organizing the IPL 2020.
Actually, the ICC board meeting was held on Monday through video conferencing. It was at this meeting that the future of the T20 World Cup 2020 was to be decided, because now there was very little time left in this tournament. The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 was scheduled to be held from October 18 to November 15 in Australia, but it seemed for a long time that this tournament would not be played this year due to the corona virus epidemic, because it is possible to organize such a big tournament. do not think so.
The ICC postponed the T20 World Cup, arguing that they are postponing the T20 World Cup to be held this year with the intention of taking time out for bilateral series. However, the ICC has not yet clarified whether the proposed T20 World Cup will be held next year in Australia in 2020 or in 2022, as India also had a T20 World Cup schedule next year. Apart from this, the ICC also informed that there will be two consecutive T20 World Cups in 2021 and 2022, while in 2023 India will have an ODI World Cup.
According to the International Cricket Council, the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 will be held in October-November, whose final match will be played on November 14, while the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will also be held in the October-November window and the final match will be held on November 13, 2022. Will be played At the same time, the window of October – November 2023 has also been kept for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, whose final will be played on 26 November 2023.
The Australian Cricket Board itself had objected to the T20 World Cup 2020 being held that broadcasters would have to face difficulties in moving the broadcasters from one city to another, with 16 teams apart from their support staff and other members, due to the corona virus. Making such an arrangement is not an easy task. Keeping all these things in mind, it has been decided to postpone the T20 World Cup at the board meeting of the International Cricket Council, which creates an atmosphere of good news among the fans of IPL.
Following the ICC’s decision to postpone the T20 World Cup 2020, the BCCI has got the October-November window to host the world’s most expensive T20 league. The BCCI had recently decided that the 13th season of IPL would be held between September 26 and November 8. However, it is yet to be officially announced by the BCCI that when and where the IPL 2020 is to be organized on a large scale.
Please tell that already all the games have suffered a lot due to Corona virus. Even many bilateral cricket series and tournaments have been canceled or postponed due to Corona. The Asia Cup to be held in T20 format also fell to Corona this year, but the T20 World Cup is the second largest world-class tournament of the year, postponed, as it was before the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo, Japan. Has also been postponed for a year.
Source : Dainik Jagran