The coronavirus outbreak has thus far 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 light of the significant global health concerns at the current time and the restrictions on movement imposed by governments across the world, the ICC has taken the decision to postpone all events up until the end of June subject to further review,” ICC Head of Events, Chris Tetley stated.
“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 best time to take a prudent determination on these occasions earlier than additional planning is undertaken and to offer readability to everybody concerned.”
The ICC Women’s World Cup Qualifier which is scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka between July 3-19 can be being monitored and saved underneath assessment.
The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Trophy Tour can even not be commencing in April as initially deliberate. “We will continue to monitor the situation closely and in partnership with Members and Nissan will evaluate the potential for a condensed Trophy Tour with a revised itinerary at a point closer to the event,” ICC stated.
The governing physique additionally stated that “all remaining men’s T20 World Cup 2021 and men’s World Cup 2023 qualifying events for 2020 are being continually monitored with relevant stakeholders and Members.”
Following ICC occasions has been postponed:
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A – Asia – Host Kuwait; 16 – 21 April ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Sub- Regional Qualifier– Africa – Host South Africa; 27 April – 3 May ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Namibia; 20 – 27 April ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A – Europe – Host Spain; 16 – 22 May ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host PNG; 9-16 June ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier C – Europe – Host Belgium; 10 – 16 June ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier B – Asia – Host Malaysia; 26 June – 2 July ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier B – Europe- Host Finland; 24 – 30 June.
These occasions are being monitored:
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Scotland – 3-11 July 2020 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League B – Host Uganda – 3 -13 August 2020 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Regional Final – Americas – Host Canada; 18 – 24 August ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Challenge League A – Host Malaysia – 30 September – 10 October ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Regional Final – Europe – Host TBC – September TBC ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Namibia – September TBC ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host UAE – December TBC ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Regional Final – Africa – Host and dates TBC ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Regional Final – EAP Host and dates TBC.
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