Is the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 going to happen in India? This is one subject of dialogue that has been going round particularly after the second wave of COVID-19 put a halt to the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021.
The occasion is about to happen in India in October and November and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officers had performed a Special General Meeting (SGM) on May 29 to debate the match.
BCCI vice-president Rajeev Shukla was very optimistic about internet hosting the ICC occasion in India because it was nonetheless 5 months away. The ICC too granted BCCI permission until June 28 once they met nearly to determine on the destiny of the T20 World Cup.
However, now, the BCCI has taken a U-turn and have internally intimated the ICC to shift the worldwide occasion out of India. UAE is the popular choice the backup choices are Oman with Muscat being the fourth venue other than the three venues for use through the World Cup.
“Yes, the BCCI, through the ICC board assembly, has formally requested for a four-week window to take a remaining name however, internally, they’ve mentioned that they wish to hold the internet hosting rights and would not thoughts the match being held in UAE and Oman,” a senior board official, mentioned as reported in Inside Sport.
He additionally acknowledged that Muscat has been shortlisted to even host the preliminary rounds of the 16-team competitors. This transfer appears wise as BCCI has the IPL scheduled earlier than the T20 World Cup. The pitches that will probably be used for the remaining 31 matches of the league will probably be performed on the three grounds in UAE.
“If IPL finishes by October 10, then the UAE leg of World T20 can begin off in November which might give three weeks’ time to the pitches to be spruced up for the worldwide occasion. In the in the meantime, the primary week could be held in Oman,” he mentioned.