On Thursday, The International Cricket Council (ICC) said that all qualifying events for the 2021 T20 World Cup and the 50-overs 2023 version scheduled to take place before June 30 have been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic.
ICC head of events, Chris Tetley said “in light of the significant global health concerns at the current time and the restrictions on movement imposed by governments across the world, the ICC has taken the decision to postpone all events up until the end of June subject to further review,”
“Work will continue on contingency plans and options for both men’s qualification pathways. We will provide updates in due course on these plans and decisions on the staging of the remaining events this year.”
India host next year’s T20 World Cup and the 50-overs event in 2023. As many as eight events will now be postponed due to the ICC decision.
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