The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) officials will visit Oman and Dubai on 16 and 17 July. During this, he will inspect the ground as well as discuss important issues related to the T20 World Cup. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has already confirmed that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2021 in India will be held in UAE and Oman due to Corona. The BCCI will continue to host the event, which will now take place at the Dubai International Stadium, Abu Dhabi’s Sheikh Zayed Stadium, Sharjah Stadium and Oman Cricket Academy Ground from October 17 to November 14.
According to news agency ANI, a BCCI source said that the board officials are going to Oman tomorrow. They will visit the venue and also discuss the travel plans of the teams as the qualifiers are to be held there. This will be followed by a meeting with the ICC in Dubai on Saturday. ECB officials will also be there. He told that the board does not want to leave any stone unturned in the preparation due to the Kovid epidemic. So everything will be taken care of. Bio bubble, training, accommodation are some of the issues which need to be discussed. There will also be a discussion on whether the media will be allowed or not.
The first round qualifiers of the tournament will be held in Oman and UAE. Eight teams will take part in it. Four of these teams will then advance to the Super 12 round. Let us tell you that for the first time after 2016, the Men’s T20 World Cup will be organized. At that time also it was organized in India. During this, West Indies defeated England in the final. Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Netherlands, Scotland, Namibia, Oman and Papua New Guinea are the eight teams that played the tournament’s qualifiers. The final of the tournament will take place on November 14.