Cricket Australia has admitted on Friday that this year’s T20 World Cup is being postponed with very high risk and due to this the board is suffering huge losses.
Speaking to reporters, CA Chief Executive Kevin Roberts has acknowledged that the future of the proposed T20 World Cup in Australia in October-November this year is in limbo, as visits are banned around the world due to the corona virus epidemic. .
Kevin Roberts said, “We have been hopeful all along that it (T20 World Cup) can be held in October-November, but you have to say that there is a lot of risk of this happening.” However, in the ICC board meeting held on May 28, the decision regarding the T20 World Cup has been reserved till June 10. Roberts said that this would cause Cricket Australia a loss of 80 million Australian dollars.
Even if the T20 World Cup is organized under its plan, then matches will be played in the stadium without spectators, which is well known by the Australian Cricket Board. Roberts has said that even if the matches are without spectators, the tournament will benefit Australia by 50 million Australian dollars. He has also said that if a tournament happens, we are ready to provide all kinds of facilities, including bio-secure.
However, the Chief of Cricket Australia has definitely expressed confidence that the Australian team will play a 4-match Test series against India on their soil. The series will begin on December 3 with the Brisbane Test. According to the official report, apart from Brisbane, the Indian team will play four Tests in Adelaide, Sydney and Melbourne, with the second Test being the Day-Night Test, which will be played with Pink Ball.