DUBAI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has postponed all of the qualifying occasions, which have been scheduled to be held earlier than June 30, because of the international COVID-19 pandemic. The coronavirus outbreak has up to now claimed greater than 21,000 lives and contaminated over 4,00,000 globally, prompting nations to close down borders and function on lockdown mode.
“In gentle of the numerous international well being issues on the present time and the restrictions on motion imposed by governments internationally, the ICC has taken the choice to postpone all occasions up till the tip of June topic to additional overview,” ICC Head of Occasions, Chris Tetley stated.
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“Our dedication to the well being and security of gamers, officers, workers and followers is our precedence when taking these selections and we should act responsibly in one of the best pursuits of all concerned and be guided by official recommendation. We felt that now was the fitting time to take a prudent choice on these occasions earlier than additional planning is undertaken and to supply readability to everybody concerned.”
The ICC Girls’s World Cup Qualifier which is scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka between July 3-19 can also be being monitored and stored below overview.
The ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Trophy Tour may even not be commencing in April as initially deliberate.
“We’ll proceed to watch the scenario carefully and in partnership with Members and Nissan will consider the potential for a condensed Trophy Tour with a revised itinerary at a degree nearer to the occasion,” ICC stated.
The governing physique additionally stated that “all remaining males’s T20 World Cup 2021 and males’s World Cup 2023 qualifying occasions for 2020 are being frequently monitored with related stakeholders and Members.”
Following ICC occasions has been postponed:
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A – Asia – Host Kuwait; 16 – 21 April
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Sub- Regional Qualifier– Africa – Host South Africa; 27 April – Three Might
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Namibia; 20 – 27 April
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A – Europe – Host Spain; 16 – 22 Might
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host PNG; 9-16 June ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier C – Europe – Host Belgium; 10 – 16 June
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier B – Asia – Host Malaysia; 26 June – 2 July
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier B – Europe- Host Finland; 24 – 30 June.
These occasions are being monitored:
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Scotland – 3-11 July 2020 ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Problem League B – Host Uganda – 3 -13 August 2020
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Regional Closing – Americas – Host Canada; 18 – 24 August
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Problem League A – Host Malaysia – 30 September – 10 October
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Regional Closing – Europe – Host TBC – September TBC
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Namibia – September TBC
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host UAE – December TBC
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Regional Closing – Africa – Host and dates TBC
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Regional Closing – EAP Host and dates TBC.