BREAKING NEWS: ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Likely To Be Played In UAE From October 17,If reports from ESPNCricinfo are to be believed, then the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup 2021 are going to be played within the UAE, rather than the first venue India. Furthermore, the 16-team event will start days after the IPL final, which is probably going to be persisted October 15.
The T20 World Cup 2021 is predicted to start on October 17 onwards and therefore the final of the tournament will happen on November 14. India was alleged to host the 2021 T20 World Cup , but the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in them losing the venue rights, though they could still be involved as hosts of the tournament.
ICC T20I World Cup 2021 trophy
ICC T20I World Cup 2021 trophy (Image Credit: Twitter)
ICC Sets The Ball Rolling In Terms of designing For The ICC T20 World Cup 2021 To Be Held In UAE
As per ESPNCricinfo, the BCCI is yet to write down to the ICC officially about shifting the T20 World Cup to the UAE, but the planet cricket body has already set the wheels within the motion in terms of designing for the tournament to be held within the Middle East .
As per the present plan, the primary round of the T20 World Cup are going to be split across two groups and played within the UAE and Oman. Round 1, which can include 12 matches, will comprise eight teams from which four (top two from each group) would qualify for the Super 12s.
Four teams from this lot of eight – Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, and Papua New Guinea – will then reach the Super 12s, joining the highest eight ranked T20I teams.
ICC Men’s Cricket T20 World Cup 2021 which can be the 7th T20 cricket world has been scheduled between October 2021 and November 2021. Initially, the tournament was to be held in Australia from October 18 to November 15, 2020. However, in July 2020, the International Cricket Council (ICC) confirmed that the tournament had been postponed to 2021, thanks to the COVID-19 epidemic. In August 2020, the ICC reaffirmed India’s hosting of the 2021 tournament.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) taken the ultimate decision on hosting the country for the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 and made this clear that BCCI will retain hosting rights regardless of where the event is played.
Due to the very bad COVID pandemic situation in India IPL 2021 is already suspended but hopefully, BCCI will host the T20 World Cup 2021. A final judgment on the venue are going to be taken later this month.
There is two continuous T20 World Cup in 2021 and 2022. The ICC Cricket control panel announced in April 2018 that T20 World Cup 2021 will replace Champions Trophy 2021 which can be now 2022 in Australia.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 Dubai International Cricket Stadium, UAE
Dubai International Cricket Stadium, UAE (Image Credit: Twitter)
The Super 12s round will have 30 matches and is predicted to start from United Nations Day onwards and therefore the teams are going to be split into two groups of six each, and therefore the matches are going to be played at three venues within the UAE – Dubai, Abu Dhabi, and Sharjah. this may be followed by three playoff games – the 2 semi-finals and therefore the final.
ICC T20 World Cup 2021 ,With Round 1 being co-hosted by one among the venues within the UAE and Oman, the BCCI is confident which will offer enough time to refresh the pitches across the most grounds within the UAE for the Super 12s.
Sourav Ganguly, BCCI President
Sourav Ganguly In their meeting on June 1, BCCI got until the top of June to offer its final word on whether India are going to be ready to host the T20 World Cup to the ICC. However, things look grim as BCCI had to shift the last half of the IPL 2021 to the UAE also , which can start September 19 onwards.
Despite the pandemic numbers climbing down since the alarming peak of the April-May period, public health experts have predicted India will face a 3rd wave later in 2021, which coincides with the proposed dates of the T20 World Cup 2021.
New Delhi, June 25: The ICC World T20 2021, which was scheduled to be held in India later this year, will reportedly be held within the UAE. The multi-nation T20I tournament is about to start on October 17 while the finals are scheduled for November 14. it’s also being reported that round one among the T20 World Cup are going to be co-hosted by Oman. As per an ESPNCricinfo report, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) goes to host the T20 World Cup – which can see participation from 16 teams – within the UAE, just a couple of days after the conclusion of the second phase of the IPL 2021.
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