BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said that health and safety concerns caused COVID19, the T20 World Cup originally scheduled in India will transferred to the United Arab Emirates, ending weeks of speculation on the main events of October and November. . “We have notified the International Criminal Court that the T20 World Cup transferred to the United Arab Emirates. Details finalized,” Ganguly said. “Health and safety issues of all stakeholders taken into consideration when making this decision,” he added.
However, BCCI will continue to be the organizer of the exhibition.
When asked if October 17 has set as the start date for the competition. Ganguly said: “We will be able to determine the details of the itinerary in a few days. The October 17 start has not yet finalized.”
Even the International Criminal Court spokesman confirmed that the global agency not yet returned to zero on the final schedule.
International Criminal Court gave the BCCI a four-week window to decide and notify India if can host large-scale events in the country under COVID19.
“If BCCI unable to host an eight-team IPL in September, how could it have hosted World T20 within a month? We have a new variant (Delta 3) and there every possibility of a third wave in the country in October.
“The BCCI brass always well aware that it won’t be practically feasible,” an ICC board member told PTI .
India on the “Red List” of countries like England Australia travelling an issue if rules are not relaxed.
It also understood that most of the member nations were comfortable playing the IPL in the UAE after multiple cases of bubble breach happened during the postponed edition in India.
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