The newly elected chairman of the Cricket Australia (CA), Carl Eddings, revealed that it is going to be extremely difficult for us to host the T20 World Cup 2020 as the world is still going through the pandemic.
Notably, Australia has beaten the deadly disease and as no new cases are being reported, the country has decided to resume cricket seasons although world events cannot take place because other countries are still not free from the virus.
Carl Eddings added that it will be difficult to take sixteen teams in Australia however, no official announcement has been made regarding cancelation or postponement.
IT’S UNREALISTIC, OR IT’S GOING TO BE VERY, VERY DIFFICULT,” CARL EDDINGS ON HOSTING T20 WORLD CUP
“While it hasn’t been formally called off this year, or postponed, trying to get 16 countries into Australia in the current world, where most countries are still going through COVID spiking, I think it’s unrealistic, or it’s going to be very, very difficult,” Carl Eddings, the CA chairman, was quoted as saying in Times Now.
Amidst the Coronavirus pandemic, the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 is to face disruptions in its pre-schedule. To decide its fate, a meeting was organized on 28th May as a consequence of which, the ICC officials decided to take any decision regarding the mega-event in the next meeting. The next meeting took scheduled for 10th June where no authentic and stick action regarding the tournament was taken.
Opined, canceling might be an option as the mega-event cannot go ahead without the chants of fans behind closed doors and it can’t be truncated as well.
The only option remaining for ICC would be canceling the ICC T20 World Cup 2020 and shifting it to another window of either 2021 or 2022.