ICC has announced that T20 World Cup 2020 has been postponed due to the ongoing Corona Virus pandemic. The decision has been taken after deep analysis and planning to ensure the safety of the players and everyone who is part of this tournament, said Manu Sawhney, the chairman of ICC.
“The decision to postpone the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup was taken after careful consideration of all the options available to us and gives us the best possible opportunity of delivering two safe and successful T20 World Cups for the fans around the world.”
BREAKING: The 2020 @T20WorldCup has been postponed.
— ICC (@ICC) July 20, 2020
T20 World Cup is the biggest cricket tournament that is being held every year between the different cricket teams from all over the world. ICC and other concerned committees examine the changing environment situation closely regarding Covid-19 and T20 World Cup 2020.
Breaking News! T20 World Cup 2020 Postpones:
This tournament was scheduled to be held in Australia in September and October, according to the latest update of the T20 World Cup 2020.
ICC also declared the new dates of this cricket event however the dates of the World Cup are also revealed that it is going to be held in 2023. According to the latest ICC statements, ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 has been scheduled for October 2021 – November 2021. Venues for the matches are not yet announced.
Covid-19 has disturbed every sector of life and the sports of the whole world also affected due to this epidemic. The cricket fans have become a little sad by this news as the event is the most awaited one however ICC is passionate to deliver safe and entertaining T20 in the next year.
The postponement of this event is the necessary and appropriate response to the current pandemic situation and worldwide disruption. It is the crucial demand of the time to reschedule the games to 2021. in the next three years, this sport will get the best opportunity to recover from the current confusion.
ICC Men’s T20 World Cup New Dates
The cricket fans do not need to be disappointed as ICC has announced the new dates. In 2021, the T20 World Cup will surely come up with more enthusiasm, fun, and entertainment. Not only for the T20 2021, but the management has also announced the new dates of T20 WC 2022 and World Cup 2023. Here is the ICC main events schedule that will be held in the coming three years!
- Men’s T20 WC 2021 will be held from October 2021 to November 2021
- Men’s T20 WC 2021 is rescheduled to 14 November 2021
- and Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will be held in October 2021 and November 2021
- Men’s T20 WC 2022 is scheduled to be held on 13 November 2022
- Men’s T20 World Cup 2023 will be held in October 2023 and November 2023
- and Men’s T20 WC 2023 is scheduled to be held on 26 November 2023
Why has the ICC not named venues for the T20 World Cups for 2021 and 2022?
T20 World Cup 2020 was scheduled to be held in Australia where the biggest stadiums were booked to host this event. As the delay is now confirmed, T20 World Cup 2020 venues may also change. After the hosting of Australia in 2020, ICC T20 WC 2021 was to be held in India however ICC has not made it clear yet. The dates of the events and final match dates are revealed by the chairperson but it is still a question that where T20 World Cup 2021 will be held, in Australia? Or in India?
ICC has not made this clear perhaps this matter is still under the discussion. ICC commercial wing will monitor things more deeply and will announce the decision about the T20 World Cup 2021 venue.
Of course, we will get the latest update about this matter soon. The discussion between the authorities concerned about the hosting of T20 WC 2021 is going on
Why has the 2023 World Cup been postponed?
In the latest update of the T20 World Cup 2021 and current announcement, ICC has also pointed out the delay in World Cup 2023. It is postponed from February 2023 to October-November 2023.
The qualifying events of World Cup 2023 need some more time to reach their goal. ICC and other concerned people examine the situation carefully and understand the need to postpone it.
The main reason for World Cup 2023 postpone is that the qualification pathways and ODI Super League were supposed to be started in May 2020 but it is not possible now because of the devastating effect of the Covid-19 epidemic. These events and other practices must be delayed and this leads to the postponement in the main event. Everyone related to this event has agreed and accepted the postponement despite the safety of everyone.
Though, T20 World Cup 2020 postponement was expected as almost all the biggest sports events of this year have been delayed to next year. Stay tuned for more T20 World Cup 2020 news updates, T20 World Cup 2021 venue, and other cricket news.