DUBAI – The destiny of the inaugural World Take a look at Championship (WTC) will rely upon the power of nations to reschedule the sequence which have been postponed as a result of COVID-19 pandemic, the Worldwide Cricket Council mentioned on Monday.
With a number of bilateral sequence being worn out, doubts stay over whether or not the WTC remaining between the highest two sides might be held as scheduled in June subsequent 12 months at Lord’s. “We are currently in discussion with members in what their plans are around rescheduling their queue,” Geoff Allardice, ICC normal supervisor – cricket operations, mentioned on a video name.
“Obviously there are teams which have rescheduled them as quickly as possible and depending on how many of them could be rescheduled within the available time window, that will give us a better view on the most appropriate timing for the final. “But at this stage the final is scheduled for June 2021. But we are working with the members on that, to understand their rescheduling of the series that are postponed already.”
The 9 top-ranked sides are scheduled play three sequence every at dwelling and away to find out the finalists with India main the desk at the moment, adopted by Australia. Earlier on Monday, the ICC mentioned the three-match sequence between England and Eire starting on Thursday will kick off the inaugural Tremendous League, which can decide who qualifies for the 2023 World Cup in India.
England had been additionally the primary to host worldwide cricket after a 117-day shutdown when a three-test sequence towards West Indies started in bio-secure situations in Southampton earlier this month. Allardice mentioned the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) had carried out a “fantastic” job within the resumption of worldwide cricket and security stays the precedence with the state of affairs concerning the brand new coronavirus differing from nation to nation.
“The measures that you might need to resume international cricket in New Zealand, for example, might be very different to what the ECB has put in place,” he mentioned. Allardice added that the ICC was not at the moment wanting past check, 50-overs and Twenty20 codecs to unfold the sport.