Former Australian captain Ian Chappell is understood for his onerous stance in opposition to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and he has stated that the BCCI with its clout would possibly get to host the IPL if the T20 World Cup is postponed by the ICC.
Chappell’s feedback come only a week forward of the essential ICC assembly the place the destiny of the World Cup, to be hosted in October-November in Australia, may very well be determined.
“The first thing you know is that the BCCI will win,” Chappell instructed Wide World of Sports.
“They’ll get their way if they want to play in October. At this level it seems to me that the possibilities of the T20 World Cup going forward are someplace between Buckley’s and none.
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“With so many nations, I simply suppose it might be logistically way too tough, however that’s purely a cricketer speaking, not a medical individual or somebody with expertise working a event like that.
“But it appears to me with 16 groups to fret about it’s most likely going to be too onerous, and if the BCCI want the IPL to take that slot they’ll most likely get their way,” he added.
BCCI on the opposite hand has maintained that it will not push for the World Cup to be postponed.
“Why should the BCCI suggest postponing the Twenty20 World Cup?” BCCI treasurer Arun Singh Dhumal instructed information company Reuters by phone.
“We’ll focus on it within the assembly and no matter is acceptable, (the ICC) will take a name.
“If the Australia authorities broadcasts that the event will occur and Cricket Australia is assured they can deal with it, it will be their name. BCCI wouldn’t recommend something,” he added.