Coronavirus: ICC postpones all events scheduled before June 30

Coronavirus: ICC postpones all events scheduled before June 30
Dubai: The International Cricket Council has postponed all qualifying events scheduled before June 30, taking further action in response to the global COVID-19 pandemic.

“After careful evaluation of the current situation and with the health and well-being of the global cricket family the priority, all ICC qualifying events due to take place before 30 June will be postponed subject to further review,” the ICC said in a press release.

The decision has been taken in conjunction with members and in line with the relevant government and public health authority advice.

The global health risks, closure of country borders and widespread travel restrictions, means the following ICC events will now be postponed:

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A – Asia - Host Kuwait; 16 – 21 April

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Sub- Regional Qualifier– Africa – Host South Africa; 27 April – 3 May

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 – Host Namibia; 20 – 27 April

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier A – Europe - Host Spain; 16 - 22 May

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2 - Host PNG; 9-16 June          

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier C – Europe - Host Belgium; 10 - 16 June

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier B – Asia - Host Malaysia; 26 June – 2 July

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier B – Europe- Host Finland; 24 - 30 June

The council will take decision about the events scheduled after June 30 after reviewing the situation.