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Trying to get 16 countries into Australia is unrealistic: Cricket Australia chairman on T20 World Cup in 2020

  • 16 Jun 2020 17:24:30

Cricket Australia director Earl Eddings on Tuesday surrendered that the current year's T20 World Cup in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic appears "ridiculous" as it will be hard to fly in 16 groups to the nation.

Cricket Australia director Earl Eddings depicted the arranging of the Twenty20 World Cup this year as "improbable" on a similar day as he affirmed the leader of the sorting out panel for the 2020 competition would be taking over as break CEO of the game's national administering body.

Nick Hockley, CEO of the Twenty20 World Cup, was designated on Tuesday as Cricket Australia's between time CEO after Kevin Roberts remained down with year and a half still to run on his agreement.

Roberts was the third CEO of a significant game in Australia to be supplanted during the coronavirus pandemic as associations battle with the money related aftermath of the covering of groups and outskirt terminations.

Cricket Australia has been in harm control subsequent to furloughing staff and proposing pay cuts for players regardless of its season plan being practically sound at the tallness of the lockdown.

Australia is planned to have the men's T20 World Cup in October and November, however the possibilities of the occasion proceeding in 2020 are decreasing.

"I would state it is improbable ... attempting to get (groups from) 16 nations into Australia when most nations are as yet experiencing COVID spiking is unreasonable or extremely, troublesome," Eddings said during a video meeting. He said Cricket Australia had recommended a few options in contrast to the International Cricket Council and a choice is relied upon to be made one month from now.

Hockley, who was responsible for the ladies' T20 World Cup that coming full circle with in excess of 86,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in March to see Australia beat India in the last, said nearby coordinators were all the while taking a shot at possibilities for the men's competition.

It's almost certain the primary salary for the Australian summer will be from a visit by India, with cricket sheets in the two nations attempting to get understanding from governments to make it workable for the arrangement to proceed.

Roberts, who was designated in October 2018, in the wake of the ball-altering embarrassment including senior Australian players in South Africa, tended his abdication after reports of grating with the board.

"Cricket, similar to every single national game, has been experiencing a time of critical change and lately we have had the additional vulnerability conveyed by COVID-19.

"The whole cricket network has been influenced and troublesome choices have been and will keep on being important to guarantee that cricket at each level is in the best shape it tends to be presently and later on," Eddings said.