The T20 world cup scheduled to be held in Australia in oct-nov 2020 facing a problem due to coronavirus outbreak. This outbreak of coronavirus has brought cricket activities, just like any sport, to a standstill. The ICC is in the process of solving the plans and future course of action when cricket finally resumes.
The board of control for cricket in India (BCCI) announced that the IPL 2020 has been postponed until further notice, after Indian announced the second lockdown until May 3. The IPL was scheduled to start on March 29 but it was suspended until April 15 due to the first lockdown of India.
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As it turns out, the fate of the T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in October- November in Australia has become unclear due to the growing concern over the coronavirus pandemic.
The first option is to stick to the original Oct-NOV schedule and second is to the tournament in Feb-March next year. The third option that was zeroed in on is to stage the tournament in 2022. But the second option is to be expected more to hosting the T20 world cup in Feb-march. The postponement of the T20 world cup opens up a window for IPL, which was scheduled to start from March 29 but it was suspended due to coronavirus.
The cancellation of the T20 World Cup in Australia might result in India playing more ODIs and T20Is than previously scheduled during the year-ending tour Down Under. It’s a move that will help Cricket Australia (CA) cuts its losses as it struggles to deal with the COVID-19 economic slump.
ICC T20 world cup postponed with 3 options.
With BCCI keen on a leadership role in cricket’s recovery once sports resume, India’s itinerary will see a major rewrite, increasing the workload and travel of its cricketers. Besides adding new series to their over-booked Future Tours Programme (FTP), India will honor its old commitments and undertake tours that didn’t take place because of the ongoing lockdown.