Staging the this yr in the course of an international coronavirus pandemic is “unrealistic”, Cricket Australia chairman Earl Eddings admitted Tuesday. The match is scheduled to happen from October 18 to November 15, and officers have prior to now mentioned they’re making plans for it to continue on the ones dates. However with many international borders nonetheless close because of virus-related commute restrictions, Eddings conceded that was once taking a look more and more not likely. “Whilst it hasn’t been officially known as off this yr, or postponed, looking to get 16 international locations into Australia within the present international, the place maximum international locations are nonetheless going thru COVID spiking, I feel it is unrealistic, or it is going to be very, very tough,” he advised journalists.
Eddings mentioned had put ahead a lot of choices to the Global Cricket Council.
“The ICC are having conferences as we discuss, it’s kind of of a movable banquet these days,” he mentioned.
T20 International Cup leader government Nick Hockley, who on Tuesday took over as period in-between Cricket Australia leader, mentioned he anticipated the ICC to decide in regards to the match’s long run subsequent month.
“We have now were given an improbable native establishing committee who’re busy getting ready for each and every eventuality and the verdict that may come,” he mentioned.
The perhaps state of affairs seems to be rescheduling the match till subsequent yr, however it’ll rely at the standing of the pandemic and discovering a place in cricket’s crowded calendar.