According to the reports, A top official of the Indian cricket board said this year’s Twenty20 World Cup would be moved to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) because of the worsen COVID-19 situation in India and travel restrictions stemming from it.
As per official data showed that, The COVID-19 pandemic swept the world’s 2nd-most populous country last year and India’s total coronavirus caseload now stands at 30.27 million with total deaths at 396,730.
As the India scrambles to contain a more transmissible strain of the coronavirus, experts have predicted a 3rd wave of infection coinciding with the World Cup scheduled in October-November.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal said that “We are monitoring the coronavirus numbers in the country and there’s no clarity about travel restrictions at that time,”
He also said that “We will stage it there in the UAE after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League (IPL), added that “We will inform the International Cricket Council soon,”
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