The T20 World Cup to be held in India this year can be held in the UAE. This is because the Board of Cricket in India (BCCI) feels that no team will feel comfortable coming here at that time.
The final decision will be made in a month, but it has been learned that due to some cases of Kovid-19 found in the bio bubble. IPL 2021 postponed The BCCI is also reluctant to hold the 16-team tournament to be held in October-November after it is done.
PTI has come to know that BCCI officials recently held discussions with some top officials of the Central Government and it has been agreed to hold the tournament in UAE to a great extent. The tournament is to be played at nine venues, which have not been announced yet.
‘It is not safe to host the World Cup in India’
BCCI sources said on condition of confidentiality, “The suspension of the IPL within four weeks is a sign that while hosting the global competition in fact the country is facing its worst health crisis in the last 70 years. Will not be safe. ‘
He said, ‘India is expected to have a third wave in November (of Kovid-19). So the BCCI will be the host but the tournament will probably be held in the UAE.
Health experts have warned of a third wave in India in September. The situation remains grim in India right now and more than three lakh cases are being reported every day for some time, which concerns most cricket boards and the International Cricket Council (ICC) will not risk the security of international cricket teams in such a situation. .
ICC meeting to be held in June
Another source said, ‘Suppose you decide that if the situation does not become normal, no country would want to visit India for the next six months. If there is another wave, the players and their families will be very cautious. So it is expected that the BCCI will agree to organize the tournament in the UAE.
He said that BCCI officials do not want to take any kind of risk after the suspension of IPL. The ICC is scheduled to meet in June in which the final decision will be taken but the possibility of holding the tournament in India after the postponement of the IPL is slim.