On June 10 the International Cricket Council (ICC) conducted a meeting to decide on the Men’s T20 World Cup. The council came to a no-decision and have decided to wait a bit longer before making a final decision. The tournament is scheduled to take place in Australia from October- November. But with raising COVID cases around the world and host nation Australia’s decision of not opening the nation for any guests as of now are an immense worry for ICC to make decisions on the event.
This Monday New Zealand government declared the nation free of coronavirus. Australian Sports Minister Richard Colbeck told that the country has flattened the COVID curve with the number of cases registered has lowered at a fast pace, so this makes the nation still a better option to host the ICC event. At times like this News such as this gives ICC a positive hope on the future of the Men’s T20 WorldCup.
ICC has agreed to continue looking for further options as a contingency plan so that they can make the schedules for the matches more efficiently. During this meeting, ICC has also agreed to give an extension for BCCI on the deadline to provide tax solutions for the T20 World Cup and 2023 50 over World Cup till December of this year. The meeting was attended by all the ICC members through teleconference to decide on various issues.