Sourav Ganguly can be in Oman because the T20 World Cup 2021 attracts are introduced as we speak  |  Photo Credit score: PTI
- The attracts for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 can be made as we speak
- BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah can be attending the occasion in Oman
- Followers can be desperate to see if arch-rivals India and Pakistan are drawn in the identical group
All eyes can be on the attracts for the ICC T20 World Cup 2021 which is to happen in Oman as we speak. The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) president Sourav Ganguly, in addition to board secretary Jay Shah, can be in Oman on the occasion the place the draw is about to happen.
The ceremony is anticipated to kick off at 3:30 PM. The BCCI duo can be accompanied by ICC officers on the occasion. The occasion will solely see the attracts of the T20 World Cup being revealed whereas the precise match schedule can be introduced in every week’s time.
All eyes can be on the teams during which India and Pakistan — two arch-rivals — get drawn, particularly since they don’t play in opposition to one another in bilateral contests anymore.
It additionally needs to be famous that the primary spherical of the event is prone to see the qualifying occasion happen the place 4 of the eight groups will e-book their development to the principle occasion. A complete of 8 groups have already certified for the principle spherical whereas 4 extra will be a part of them from the qualifiers, making it a complete of 12.
The eight groups vying for a spot in the principle spherical are: Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Eire, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, and Papua New Guinea.
The T20 World Cup is about to start on September 17 in UAE and Oman however can be organised by the BCCI. The occasion was earlier speculated to happen in India however the suspension of Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 halfway via the season just a few months in the past pressured the board to vary the venue.
Though the Covid-19 state of affairs in India is pretty below management at current, the third wave of the virus is anticipated to hit the nation in September-October. With the T20 World Cup additionally scheduled to happen round that point, the choice to host the occasion in India was deemed too dangerous.