T20 World Cup Postponed To 2021 Due To Corornavirus

"We have undertaken a comprehensive and complex contingency planning exercise and through this process, our number one priority has been to protect the health and safety of everyone involved in the sport,"

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T20 World Cup taking place in Australia in October has been postponed til next year due to the coronavirus pandemic,International Cricket Council announced.
Men's T20 cricket World Cup has been postponed until 2021. Picture Courtesy Of ICC Cricket.

T20 World Cup taking place in Australia in October has been postponed til next year due to the coronavirus pandemic,International Cricket Council announced.

Cricket officials said they now hoped to stage the tournament from October to November 2021.

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There will also be a T20 World Cup in 2022, with the 2023 50-over World Cup in India pushed back until October-November of that year.

“We have undertaken a comprehensive and complex contingency planning exercise and through this process, our number one priority has been to protect the health and safety of everyone involved in the sport,” said ICC chief executive Manu Sawhney.

“The decision to postpone the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup was taken after careful consideration of all of the options available to us and gives us the best possible opportunity of delivering two safe and successful T20 World Cups for fans around the world.”

Covid-19 has played havoc with the global sporting calendar but international cricket has resumed behind closed doors in England, with the host nation taking on the West Indies in a three-test series.

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Pakistan are also in England preparing for a series of tests and Twenty20 matches and Australia are making preparations for a potential limited-overs tour of England.

“We have undertaken a comprehensive and complex contingency planning exercise and through this process, our number one priority has been to protect the health and safety of everyone involved in the sport,”

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