UNCERTAINTIES ABOUND by Cricbuzz Staff • Published on ShareTweet Covid-19 pandemic threatens to pit AFL and NRL seasons directly against cricket in Australia later this year © Getty With approximately six-and-a-half months to go for the T20 World Cup in Australia, the organizing committee remains optimistic about the event but is looking “different scenarios” amidst the Covid-19 pandemic that sweeps the world. The health crisis has already led to the cancellation/postponement of many popular sporting events and conjectures are abundant about 2020’s premier ICC event. However, the ICC have maintained a wait-and-watch strategy on this subject, given that it’s still early days to make a final call. There is still a fair amount of optimism and this was also echoed by Nick Hockley, chief executive of the T20 World Cup organising committee. “We’re wanting to give ourselves the best possible chance of going ahead as planned, so there’s no imminent or quick decision,” Hockley said in an interaction with AAP. “Hopefully it’s all resolved and we go ahead. In the event that it isn’t completely resolved, we are looking at all the different scenarios. Which is only prudent.They are collective discussions involving the organising committee, the ICC, all the members…. Read full this story
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