The International Cricket Council (ICC) has postponed a month’s decision on the future of the T20 World Cup to be held in Australia this year. This was decided at the board’s virtual meeting on Wednesday. Here, the ICC has granted the BCCI an extension of the tax exemption till December.
The decision to organize the Women’s Cricket World Cup to be held in 2021 will also be taken next month.
T20 World Cup 2020 Preparations: ICC
The ICC issued a statement stating that it has been agreed among the member states that it will continue to explore contingency plans for organizing the Men’s T20 World Cup and the 2021 Women’s Cricket World Cup in October, but both tournaments Preparation of the program will continue according to the schedule. The T20 World Cup is to be held in Australia from 18 October to 15 November 2020.
“The situation surrounding the global pandemic is evolving rapidly and we want to give ourselves the best possible opportunity to make the right decision for the whole sport. The health and well-being of everyone involved is our priority and other considerations fall out from that,” ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said.
“The circumstance encompassing the worldwide pandemic is advancing quickly and we need to give ourselves the most ideal chance to settle on the correct choice for the entire game. The wellbeing and prosperity of everybody included is our need and different contemplations drop out from that,” ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said.
“We will just get one opportunity to settle on this choice and it should be the correct one and as such we will keep on talking with our Members, telecasters, accomplices, governments and players and guarantee that we settle on a very much educated choice,” he included.