Amid the fears surrounding coronavirus outbreak, Cricket Australia chief Kevin Roberts is hoping that the boys’s T20 World Cup, slated to be held in October and November, could possibly be performed as per schedule in regular circumstances. Many sporting occasions the world over have been affected because of the coronavirus pandemic which has claimed greater than 7,000 lives to date. “We’re actually hoping that each one types of sport will be performed once more in a couple of weeks or a couple of months’ time,” Roberts was quoted as saying by cricket.com.au.
“None of us are consultants on this scenario clearly, so our hope is that we’re again in very a lot regular circumstances come October and November when the boys’s T20 World Cup is to be performed.”
Australia, who in February efficiently hosted the Girls’s T20 World Cup, will host the boys’s occasion starting with the pre-qualifiers from October 18-23 adopted by the primary 12-team competitors from October 24.
Within the March 8 summit conflict of the Girls’s T20 World Cup between India and Australia, Melbourne Cricket Floor witnessed a file crowd in extra of 86,000 spectators and Cricket Australia is anticipating one more full home for the ultimate of the boys’s occasion scheduled to be performed on November 15.
“And at this stage we’re planning on November 15, to have a full home on the MCG to encourage the world via males’s cricket as the ladies’s cricketers did right here simply final week,” Roberts mentioned.
All cricketing actions in Australia have been suspended until additional discover amid the continued COVID-19 outbreak.