BCCI Seeks More Time From ICC To Take Call On Hosting T20 World Cup | Cricket Newsnewstolive - May 29, 2021 26 0 COMMENTS
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah with the T20 World Cup trophy.© ICC
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has sought extra time from the International Cricket Council (ICC) to take an “appropriate call” on internet hosting the T20 World Cup 2021. The event is presently scheduled to be held in India within the months of October and November later this 12 months. The resolution to hunt an extension was taken on the Special General Meeting (SGM) which was held nearly on Saturday the place it was determined that the remainder of the IPL 2021 will be held in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in September-October.
“The BCCI SGM further authorised the Office Bearers to seek an extension of time from the ICC to take an appropriate call on the hosting of ICC T20 World Cup 2021,” the BCCI mentioned in its press launch.
Last month, the BCCI had picked nine venues for the T20 World Cup — New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Dharamsala, Ahmedabad and Lucknow.
The closing of the multi-nation event was scheduled on November 13 on the world’s greatest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad.
However, this resolution was taken on the BCCI Annual General Meeting (AGM) assist final month however since then the second wave of the coronavirus led to file variety of circumstances within the nation and even led to the indefinite postponement of the IPL 2021 on May 4.
While the way forward for the T20 World Cup remains to be unsure, the BCCI has discovered a window to stage the remaining matches of the 14th version of the IPL within the UAE. The BCCI members, at its SGM, unanimously determined to renew the cash-rich league within the gulf nation contemplating the monsoon scenario in India within the months of the September-October.
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