"We have officially intimated the ICC that the T20 World Cup can be shifted to the United Arab Emirates." BCCI President Sourav Ganguly said.
In a significant development Vijayanand was invited along with Azharuddin to represent Hyderabad Cricket Association.
The will be used for the preparation and other contingency purpose of our elite athletes who have qualified for the Tokyo Games.
If the city is known for rich culture and supreme talent that produced a cream of famous cricketers in the past, Hyderabad is now in the news for all the wrong reasons.
Taking to Twitter, BCCI wrote: The countdown is down to 1 week now! Get behind #TeamIndia as they are all set to take on New Zealand in the #WTC21 Final."
While the UAE was always the first back-up option, Oman's capital Muscat has been added as the fourth venue, apart from Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) tweeted pictures of skipper Virat Kohli, Ishant Sharma and Mohammed Siraj along with those of senior women cricketers Mithali Raj
The BCCI sought a month's time and the ICC board unanimously agreed to give that for a detailed assessment of the health situation in the country.
The ICC is likely to make a formal announcement of its final decision during its annual conference that starts on July 18.
"Cummins, despite a multi-million dollar IPL contract, has already said he will not return to the T20 tournament this season," a report in the 'Sydney Morning Herald' said
CPL is scheduled to get underway from August 28 with the final to be played on September 19, while the remaining part of IPL is likely to be held from September 18 to October 10
BCCI also wants to host the T20 World Cup in India and during the June 1 ICC Board meet, it would ask ICC to wait on the Covid-19 situation here before any call is taken
The BCCI has also ensured that the cricketers will get their second dose of the Covid-19 vaccines in England under the guidance of the UK health department.
The three-week window will be enough for the league to complete its remaining 31 games for the season, a win-win scenario for all the primary stakeholders including the BCCI, franchises and broadcasters
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