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A recent Magnificent League to secure out qualification for the 50-over World Cup will originate this week however the governing body warned Monday that the worth of staging world cricket will inevitably upward push on myth of of the coronavirus pandemic.
World champions England and Ireland will bewitch the major match in the 13-nation league in Southampton on Thursday.
The seven high-placed countries in the Magnificent League will join hosts India in getting automatic locations for the 2023 World Cup.
The Worldwide Cricket Council’s 12 paunchy contributors and the Netherlands will consume section with every side taking part in four house and 4 away three-match sequence.
Covid-19 has introduced havoc to the cricket calendar, with the 50-over and T20 World Cups pushed support. The start of the Magnificent League became as soon as additionally delayed on myth of of the pandemic.
ICC overall supervisor Geoff Allardice said it became as soon as working with national boards to secure dates for the Magnificent League to be “safely and almost rescheduled” even as “costs will plod up” as world cricket returns to scurry.
“The precautions that should be taken to be particular the protection of the gamers and other contributors in the fits are going so as to add a further layer of tag to the staging of the video games,” Allardice told a puny crew of journalists in a video name.
He said that whereas some countries were already restarting cricket, others were expecting govt clearance.
Costs hit for six
Allardice highlighted tag-lowering measures comparable to allowing appropriate house umpires for internationals however added the ICC has no concept to create special funds to national boards on high of what has already been promised.
“The choice closing week to scurry the World Cup support to late 2023 affords us extra time to agenda any video games misplaced due to Covid19 and withhold the integrity of the qualification process, which draw it goes to be decided on the area of play, which is severe,” he said in an ICC liberate.
Below the outdated qualifying system, the high eight teams in the ICC rankings were joined by the high two aspects from a qualifying match to create up the 10-group tournament held in England closing one year.
The later qualifying match will arrangement five of the 13 aspects that fail to ranking through straight in opposition to five affiliate countries.
The start of the Magnificent League comes with regards to a one year after the ICC launched an world Test championship between the nine high-ranked teams.
Allardice said that “at this stage” the ICC needs to bewitch the area championship on arrangement for a final Lord’s in London in June subsequent one year. Nonetheless the competing countries likelihood a fixture pileup on myth of of the pandemic which has led to a pair of postponements.
“We are working with the contributors on that to strive and realize their re-scheduling of the sequence that are being postponed in say that we total the sequence in the Test championship,” Allardice said.
Cricket came to a grinding finish in March appropriate as England were about to start an world championship sequence in Sri Lanka.
Since then, a Bangladesh tour of Sri Lanka and South Africa’s talk over with to the West Indies contain additionally been misplaced. A Novel Zealand tour of Bangladesh due to start in August has additionally been postponed. All were to be section of the Test championship.
West Indies are now coming to the discontinuance of a sequence in England and with the Indian Premier League scheduled to start in mid-September time is operating out to reschedule Tests.