Sports Desk – The way has been cleared for the booking of T20 World Cup 2021. India on Friday retained the right to host the 2021 T20 World Cup while Australia will conduct this year’s postponed edition in 2022, The International Cricket Council confirmed that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2020 that was postponed due to Covid-19 will be held in Australia in 2022.
Cricket’s governing body has also decided to postpone the ICC Women’s World Cup 2021 in New Zealand till February – March 2022 because of the impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on cricket globally.
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CONFIRMED: The next edition of the ICC Men's T20 World Cup will be held in India, while Australia will stage the tournament in 2022! pic.twitter.com/lcFzo4HK7N
ICC Chief Executive Manu Sawhney said, “We now have absolute clarity on the future of ICC events enabling all of our Members to focus on the rescheduling of lost international and domestic cricket.
“We will now proceed as planned with the Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 in India and host the 2022 edition in Australia.”
The format of the postponed ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup will remain as it was for 2021. Five teams have already qualified for the event and that will stand for 2022.