The International Cricket Council (ICC) has canceled all T20 World Cup qualifiers. Cancelled trophy World Tour due to the rapidly spreading epidemic corona virus.
According to a statement issued by the Cricket World Governing Body on Thursday. ICC Suspends all world cricket matches including T20 World Cup Trophy Tour. All ICC contests prior to June 30 canceled.
The statement said that after taking a closer look at the current situation. For the health and well-being of the cricket community this action has taken.
All contests prior to June 30 have canceled and the situation will be reviewed again later.
At least 8 contests have affected as a result of this global outbreak.
The 2021 World Cup Qualifiers and 2023 World Cup Qualifiers will reviewed. While the ICC Women’s World Qualifiers are under consideration.
The ICC has also recently banned the Women’s T20 World Cup Trophy Tour in Australia this year.
Chris Taitley, head of the ICC’s global events, said in a statement released Thursday. Keeping in view the global challenges and sanctions imposed by the Corona virus. The ICC has decided to postpone all competitions by the end of June.
“The health of the players, fans and staff is our top priority. And all the stakeholders need to take responsibility while keeping the interest.
Major Current Cancelled Events
This the noticeable that sports events around the world continue to affected by the Corona virus. And sports activities around the world have postponed.
Indian Premier League has postponed till April 15. As new reports it will not possible held on this date.
Pakistan Super League Knockout matches cancelled due to rising Corona Virus in the country.
The cancellation of all competitions and world events, including football, cricket, tennis has been announced. The Olympics have also postponed.
Worldwide, 587,767 people are affected by the Corona virus while 27000 have been died.
New announcement of ICC Suspends all world cricket matches including T20 World Cup Trophy Tour.