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newscricket4 months ago

India to host 2021 T20 World Cup, Australia to get 2022 hosting rights

After an ICC Video conference on Friday, it was confirmed that India will have the hosting rights for the 2021 ICC T20 World Cup while Australia will host the next edition in 2022. Meanwhile, it was also decided that the next 50-over Women’s World Cup has been postponed until 2022.
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newscricket5 months ago

Optus Stadium set to be allowed to host full-house crowd for events from July 18

After Australian PM Scott Morrison’s announcement earlier this month, Optus Stadium’s Chief Executive, Mike McKenna has confirmed that the stadium is now set to be open to house a full-crowded event with 60,000 fans. The announcement comes in as a boost before the T20 World Cup in Australia.
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newscricket5 months ago

Cricket Australia's biggest challenge will be getting 15 teams into the country, feels Nick Hockley

Cricket Australia’s interim Chief Executive Nick Hockley has stated that bringing 15 teams to the country and then affording five to six teams in one city is a complex exercise in the current situation. Hockley has also hinted at appointing an interim to oversee the T20 World Cup.
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newscricket5 months ago

Decision on T20 World Cup lies with Cricket Australia, asserts Sachin Tendulkar

Sachin Tendulkar has stated that it is ultimately down to if Cricket Australia will be able to host the 2020 T20 World Cup and the decision is squarely down to them. The Master Blaster has further added that the financial side will come into effect before any further decision is taken.
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newscricket6 months ago

Decision on T20 World Cup's future getting mixed up due to impending ICC elections, states Arun Dhumal

BCCI’s treasurer Arun Dhumal on Friday has confirmed that ICC's decision on the T20 World Cup has been getting mixed up due to the impending ICC elections. However, he has assured that the BCCI are looking into all possible windows for hosting the mega-event this year.
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newscricket6 months ago

ICC’s delay in decision-making will not help anyone, insists Arun Dhumal

BCCI Treasurer Arun Dhumal has stated that ICC’s delaying tactics for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 don’t help the health of cricket at the moment. As a matter of fact, the BCCI is looking to use the same window to host a season of Indian Premier League which was postponed due to the pandemic.
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newscricket6 months ago

No doubt about Rishabh Pant’s ability, he has it in him, states Parthiv Patel

Parthiv Patel has stated that Rishabh Pant has the ability in him to be a long-term option for the Indian cricket team as a wicketkeeper and also admitted that is crucial for him to go back to domestic cricket to seek form. However, on the other hand, he added KL Rahul is a short-term option.
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newscricket6 months ago

World T20’s cancellation could pave way for IPL season, believes Anshuman Gaekwad

Anshuman Gaekwad has admitted that the cancellation of the premier International T20 event, World T20, could pave the way for BCCI to host the 13th edition of the IPL. However, he was also unsure whether that is sufficient enough to host IPL given the varying factor that surrounds the tournament.
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newscricket7 months ago

Crowd emotions very difficult to recreate, admits Virat Kohli

Virat Kohli has admitted that it would be next to impossible to recreate the games with crowd emotions once cricket resumes after the COVID-19 break. However, he did add that the players will still continue to play with the same ferocity and intensity, despite games lacking the emotional connect.
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newscricket7 months ago

T20 World Cup will not go ahead by the looks of it, admits David Warner

David Warner is of the opinion that the ICC and Cricket Australia might take the collective decision of postponing the T20 World Cup in the face of the current crisis. Warner has also added that he was feeling helpless when Australia were being brutally dominated by the Indians in the 2018 summer.
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