The Worldwide Cricket Council on Thursday introduced additional motion in response to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic.
After cautious analysis of the present scenario and with the well being and well-being of the worldwide cricket household the precedence, all ICC qualifying occasions on account of happen earlier than June 30 can be postponed topic to additional assessment, it stated in a launch.
The choice has been taken along with Members and consistent with the related authorities and public well being authority recommendation.
The worldwide well being dangers, closure of nation borders and widespread journey restrictions, means the next ICC occasions will now be postponed:
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A – Asia – Host Kuwait; 16 – 21 April
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Sub- Regional Qualifier– Africa – Host South Africa; 27 April – Three Might
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Namibia; 20 – 27 April
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A – Europe – Host Spain; 16 – 22 Might
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host PNG; 9-16 June
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier C – Europe – Host Belgium; 10 – 16 June
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier B – Asia – Host Malaysia; 26 June – 2 July
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Qualifier B – Europe- Host Finland; 24 – 30 June
All remaining Males’s T20 World Cup 2021 and Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 qualifying occasions for 2020 are listed beneath. These occasions are being regularly monitored with related stakeholders and Members.
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Scotland – 3-11 July 2020
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Problem League B – Host Uganda – 3 -13 August 2020
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Regional Ultimate – Americas – Host Canada; 18 – 24 August
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Problem League A – Host Malaysia – 30 September – 10 October
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Regional Ultimate – Europe – Host TBC – September TBC
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Namibia – September TBC
ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host UAE – December TBC
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Regional Ultimate – Africa – Host and dates TBC
ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Regional Ultimate – EAP Host and dates TBC
The ICC Ladies’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier which is scheduled to happen in Sri Lanka between July 3-19 can be being monitored and stored below assessment.
As well as, after cautious analysis the ICC Males’s T20 World Cup Trophy Tour, pushed by Nissan is not going to be commencing in April as initially deliberate.
ICC Head of Occasions, Chris Tetley stated: “In mild of the numerous international well being considerations on the present time and the restrictions on motion imposed by governments the world over, the ICC has taken the choice to postpone all occasions up till the top of June topic to additional assessment.
“Our dedication to the well being and security of gamers, officers, workers and followers is our precedence when taking these choices and we should act responsibly in the perfect pursuits of all concerned and be guided by official recommendation. We felt that now was the fitting time to take a prudent determination on these occasions earlier than additional planning is undertaken and to supply readability to everybody concerned.
“Work will proceed on contingency plans and choices for each males’s qualification pathways. We’ll present updates sooner or later on these plans and choices on the staging of the remaining occasions this 12 months. I want to thank all hosts and taking part Members for his or her help and understanding in reaching this place and we’re unified in our hopes and intention to get cricket again on as quickly as is secure and sensible to take action.”