BCCI president Sourav Ganguly on Monday confirmed that the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will now be shifted to the UAE, as per news agency PTI. The tournament was supposed to be played in India but due to the Covid-19 situation and the possibility of the third wave, the governing body of Indian cricket has decided to take the World Cup to UAE.
There were speculations over the fate of the event and the BCCI had asked for more time from the International Cricket Council (ICC) before taking a call on the venues for the T20 World Cup.
The fate has been sealed with UAE set to host the tournament for the first time in history. The reminder of the IPL 2021 will also be played in UAE.
More to follow….