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Michael Hussey Says “Very Tough To Play T20 World Cup In India”

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Former Australia batsman Michael Hussey has stated that it will be tough to play T20 World Cup in India this yr due to the scenario of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Could 4, the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2021 was postponed because of the rising variety of COVID-19 circumstances. After it was postponed, Hussey (CSK batting coach) ended up testing optimistic for coronavirus and he has now lastly returned to Australia.

“I feel it is going to be very tough for my part to play T20 World Cup in India. We’re speaking about eight groups within the IPL. I feel there are most likely the same quantity, perhaps extra groups coming in from abroad for the T20 World Cup, there’d be extra venues. As I stated earlier, in the event that they’re taking part in in numerous cities, that’s when the chance goes up,” Hussey informed Fox Cricket.

“I feel they’re going to need to look some fairly massive contingency plans, maybe trying on the UAE or someplace like that that would host the World T20. I feel there will likely be plenty of cricket boards around the globe that’d be fairly nervous about going again to India for a cricket event,” he added.

The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) has referred to as for a Particular Normal Assembly (SGM) to be performed nearly on Could 29 with an eye fixed on the ICC assembly to be held on June 1.

The main target of the assembly will likely be discussing the internet hosting of the T20 World Cup. Talking to ANI, sources within the know of developments within the board stated that the concept to name for the assembly is to debate the best way ahead with internet hosting the T20 World Cup in October-November.

“The ICC may have the assembly on June 1 and earlier than that, we may have our personal assembly on Could 29 to debate the COVID-19 scenario and what all measures must be taken with an eye fixed on the T20 World Cup which is slated to be held in India in October-November,” the supply stated.


The BCCI has picked 9 venues for the occasion — Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Dharamsala, and Lucknow.

Within the final Apex Council assembly, the state associations had been informed to maintain preparations on for the occasion with an eye fixed on the coronavirus pandemic. 

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