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ICC To Decide The Future Of T20 World Cup On June 1

ICC To Decide The Future Of T20 World Cup On June 1

The future of the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 scheduled to take place in India later this year looks in jeopardy amid the COVID-19 crisis in the country. A decision is expected at the Executive Board meeting of the International Cricket Council (ICC) on June 1.

Meanwhile, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has planned Special General Meeting (SGM) on May 29, two days before the ICC congregates. The goal is of the meeting is to reach a consensus and have a well-thought decision-ready before attending the ICC meeting.

Speaking to Cricbuzz on the likelihood of moving the tournament to UAE, an informed source said that a final decision can be reached at the ICC meeting on June 1. Meanwhile, the T20 World Cup 2021 is currently scheduled to be held between October 18 and November 15.

“The ICC is not unaware of the situation but one cannot speculate on what will be the decision on June 1. One has to wait and see,” he said.

ICC yet to update on playing conditions of World Test Championship

The World Test Championship final between India and New Zealand will be played at the Rose Bowl in Southampton on June 18. The ICC and the ECB have decided to allow 4,000 people into the venue to watch the match live. Meanwhile, the governing body is yet to provide any update on the playing conditions.

“Since this is not another bilateral series Test match, we need to know about the playing conditions. There are three basic pointers that we need to know,” a senior BCCI official privy to the Indian team’s requirements told PTI on conditions of anonymity. “What happens in case of a draw, tie, or an eventual wash-out without at least one innings of both teams not being completed?” he added.

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