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ICC confirms dates for T-20 World Cup 2021 in Oman and UAE

ICC has confirmed the venues and dates of the T20 World Cup 2021. The limited-overs match will begin from October 17 and finish on November 14 throughout UAE and Oman. It has been broadly reported that the primary part of the match will happen in Oman and the remaining video games might be in UAE. 

India was imagined to host the occasion, however the pandemic state of affairs within the nation compelled BCCI and ICC to seek out another venue for the match. Three venues have been determined in UAE which incorporates Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah. Oman Cricket Academy in Muscat may even be one of many hosts. 

Meanwhile, the second part of IPL 2021 will reportedly begin in UAE from September 17 and the finals might be performed on October 10, which is simply 4 days earlier than the start of the World Cup. ICC has reportedly assured to supply a resting time for the pitches in UAE earlier than the World Cup. The preliminary stage of the T-20 World Cup will embody groups like Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman, and Papua New Guinea.

Geoff Allardice, ICC’s appearing CEO has revealed that the board was wanting ahead to internet hosting the World Cup in India. However, they needed to make a troublesome choice because of the pandemic state of affairs within the nation.

“Our priority is to deliver the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 safely, in full and in its current window. The decision gives us the certainty we need to stage the event in a country that is a proven international host of multi-team events in a bio-secure environment”.

BCCI president Sourav Ganguly admitted that the Indian cricket board is wanting ahead to internet hosting the match in UAE and Oman. He additional added that the board would have been happy if the match was performed in India however they perceive the gravity of the COVID-19 state of affairs which developed uncertainty. 

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