Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey has mentioned that it might be troublesome to play T20 World Cup in India this 12 months due to the state of affairs of the Covid-19 pandemic.
SYDNEY: Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey has mentioned that it might be troublesome to play T20 World Cup in India this 12 months due to the state of affairs of the Covid-19 pandemic.
On Could 4, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 was postponed as a result of rising variety of Covid-19 circumstances. After it was postponed, Hussey (CSK batting coach) ended up testing optimistic for Covid-19 and he has now lastly returned to Australia.
“I feel it should be very troublesome for my part to play T20 World Cup in India. We’re speaking about eight groups within the IPL. I feel there are in all probability an analogous quantity, possibly extra groups coming in from abroad for the T20 World Cup, there’d be extra venues. As I mentioned earlier, in the event that they’re enjoying in several cities, that’s when the danger goes up,” Hussey instructed Fox Cricket.
“I feel they’re going to should look some fairly huge contingency plans, maybe wanting on the UAE or someplace like that that would host the World T20. I feel there can be a number of cricket boards around the globe that’d be fairly nervous about going again to India for a cricket event,” he added.
The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has known as for a Particular Normal Assembly (SGM) to be performed nearly on Could 29 with a watch on the ICC assembly to be held on June 1.
The main focus of the assembly can be discussing the internet hosting of the T20 World Cup. Talking to ANI, sources within the know of developments within the board mentioned that the concept to name for the assembly is to debate the way in which ahead with internet hosting the T20 World Cup in October-November.
“The ICC can have the assembly on June 1 and earlier than that, we can have our personal assembly on Could 29 to debate the COVID-19 state of affairs and what all measures have to be taken with a watch on the T20 World Cup which is slated to be held in India in October-November,” the supply mentioned.
The BCCI has picked 9 venues for the occasion — Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Dharamsala, and Lucknow.
Within the final Apex Council assembly, the state associations had been instructed to maintain preparations on for the occasion with a watch on the coronavirus pandemic.