Dark clouds continue to hover over 2020 T20 World Cup as its fate still hangs in the balance. The T20 World Cup in Australia is slated to get underway in October but due to the lockdown situation enforced to withstand the Covid-19 pandemic it might be postponed to next year. To arrange the logistics beforehand will be major task for the global governing council due to the pandemic situation.
Australia Working With ICC For T20 World Cup To Proceed: Australian Sports Minister
Australian Sports Minister Richard Colbeck has said that is working with the global governing council and wants the tournament to proceed in October. However, there is no certainty and the state government continues to work towards it.
“As Australia’s sports minister, I join with cricket fans around Australia is looking forward to welcoming the Indian squad ahead of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup. The federal government, along with the International Cricket Council and state governments continue to work towards ensuring the event proceeds”, Colbeck said in an interview with Sportstar.
Cricket Australia, on the other hand, are keen to host India for the traditional Test series so that they can recover from the losses given the stature of the series.
The 16-team 2020 T20 World Cup is originally slated to take place from October 18 to November 15.