BCCI is slated to host T20 World Cup 2021 later within the yr.  |  Photo Credit score: PTI
- The BCCI is slated to host the T20 World Cup 2021 later this yr
- Nonetheless, the match is likley to be shifted to UAE because of COVID-19 scenario in India
- As per a report, the T20 World Cup will kick off simply 2 days after IPL 2021 remaining
After the Indian Premier League (IPL), the BCCI may additionally be compelled to maneuver the T20 World Cup 2021 to UAE. Talking to ANI, BCCI secretary Jay Shah stated that the match is perhaps staged in UAE because of the COVID-19 scenario within the nation.
India has been hit onerous with COVID-19 and has recorded over 3 crore circumstances thus far. The COVID-19 numbers had come below management in 2020-21 however the circumstances began to extend in April and Could. The nation went on to document over 4 lakh circumstances per day throughout the second wave of COVID-19. The scenario has come below management once more however a possible risk of the third wave cannot be ignored.
“As a result of COVID-19 scenario in our nation, we could shift the match to UAE. We’re monitoring the scenario carefully, the well being and security of gamers are paramount we are going to take a remaining name quickly,” Jay Shah instructed ANI.
Because the COVID-19 scenario had come below management earlier this yr, the BCCI determined to stage IPL 2021 in India. Nonetheless, the scenario worsened within the nation in April because the match progressed and the league was suspended within the first week of Could. The BCCI will likely be staging the rest of the matches in UAE.
Together with that, the T20 World Cup can also be prone to happen there. UAE had efficiently hosted the thirteenth version of the match final yr. The BCCI will hold the internet hosting rights even when the ICC occasion is not performed in India.
In the meantime, ESPNcricinfo has reported that the T20 World Cup 2021 will doubtless kick-off, 2 days after IPL 2021 remaining. The summit conflict of the ICC occasion will reportedly happen on November 14. The BCCI is but to announce the schedule of the second section of IPL 2021.