Former Indian cricket group skipper Sunil Gavaskar believes that India can swap the T20 World Cup hosting with Australia and host the match as a substitute of the scheduled 2021 version amid the Coronavirus pandemic. The outbreak has resulted in all cricketing actions getting suspended all over the world and it seems to be unlikely that Australia will have the ability to host this 12 months’s version of the match. Gavaskar stated that India can host this 12 months’s competitors if the COVID-19 curve flattens and Australia can host the 2021 version.
“As we all know, Australia has barred foreigners from entering the country till September 30. The tournament starts mid-October so it is looking difficult at the moment,” Gavaskar informed India Today.
“Next year the T20 World Cup is in India. If India and Australia come to an agreement and the COVID-19 curve in India flattens out, they can swap. It can be held in India this October-November and next year in Australia around the same time.”The IPL too has been indefinitely postponed however there’s a chance of it being held in September.
Gavaskar additionally stated that the Indian Premier League (IPL) needs to be held earlier than the World Cup in order that the gamers can get some a lot wanted observe. The match was postponed indefinitely amid the continued disaster.
“If it (T20 WC swap) happens that way, IPL is just held prior to T20 World Cup so there is enough practice for the players. Then you can have T20 World Cup in November and Asia Cup in December in UAE. December is a much better time to host a tournament in the UAE,” he concluded.