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ICC Board to discuss contingency plans

Last updated on March 27, 2020

The members of the ICC Board will meet through video convention on Friday to discuss contingency plans for its a number of tournaments within the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

While a few ICC Board members confirmed to PTI that no concrete selections are anticipated through the convention name, it grew to become crucial {that a} assembly was mandatory to discuss contingency plans.

The most high-profile ICC flagship occasion in 2020 is the Men’s T20 World Cup in October-November in addition to the assorted bilateral collection that are a part of the World Test Championship. The factors system in case of cancelled collection will probably be a subject of dialogue. One such collection, England’s away tour of Sri Lanka, has already been postponed.

“Right now, the situation is such that no decision can be taken as no one knows when normalcy returns. Obviously the members will give a lowdown of the situation in their respective countries. But we need to be ready with plans if this lockdown continues for two more months. The complete FTP will be topsy turvy,” an official of a member nation stated.

He added that factors allocation of Test Championship video games that will probably be postponed will probably be one other situation.

“The England-Sri Lanka series got postponed but where will it be slotted considering the FTP calendar is choc-a-bloc. It’s not one series that will be affected but a few more which are lined up,” he stated.

There is England internet hosting West Indies and Pakistan in June and July whereas New Zealand travels to Bangladesh in August. India subsequent performs Test matches in November in opposition to Australia in an away collection.

“So like what could be the ideal points distribution system. Whether giving 60 points each to both teams will be fair deal is something that members need to discuss,” he added.

No imminent risk

As of now, there isn’t any imminent risk to the World T20 in Australia but when lockdown continues for 2 to three months then it is perhaps change into Australian authorities’s prerogative to determine on journey restrictions and the way they understand the scenario of their nation at that cut-off date.

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