By Nitin Srivastava |
Up to date: Jun 28, 2021 14:18 IST
New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary Jay Shah confirmed on Monday that the 2021 version of the T20 World Cup shall be shifted to the UAE.
“We are going to inform ICC as we speak that we’re shifting the T20 World Cup to UAE. The dates of the event, the ICC must determine,” the BCCI Secretary advised ANI.
Earlier, the ICC had clarified that BCCI would maintain the internet hosting rights of the event even whether it is moved out of India. In the meantime, the Indian Premier League (IPL)’s 14th version may also be accomplished within the UAE. The IPL is about to get underway on September 19 and the ultimate is to be performed on October 15.
This may additionally imply that it’s simply earlier than the T20 World Cup. And that has seen franchises sweating over whether or not overseas gamers could be made out there to them.
Among the franchises are planning to have their officers head to the UAE post-July 6 to finalise the logistics, protecting a strict eye on the COVID-19 protocols.
Cricket West Indies President Ricky Skerritt has already confirmed that CWI, the BCCI, and the Caribbean Premier League (CPL) are engaged in talks for a tweaked CPL schedule to accommodate the second part of the IPL. The CPL, which was initially scheduled to start on August 28, will now be performed in St Kitts and Nevis between August 26 and September 15. (ANI)