Lord’s was slated to host the match when the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) had first introduced the championship. TOI understands that the continuing pandemic has received the ICC planning for an alternate venue in England for the ultimate.
“The venue can be introduced quickly. Lord’s isn’t the venue the ICC is planning for. ICC can be suggested by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) and its personal medical well being professionals to determine on the venue for the ultimate. There could possibly be a case of making the same bio-secure bubble because the ECB had for the final dwelling summer season,” an ICC supply informed TOI.
ECB had hosted West Indies, Pakistan and Australia in Southampton and Manchester final summer season. The 2 stadiums have five-star lodging amenities within the premises. Apparently, the ECB has introduced 5 completely different venues for India’s Check sequence towards England from August this yr.
IPL to complete by Might 30
It is usually learnt that this yr’s IPL is slated to begin on April 9 and end by Might 30. It will give the Indian workforce a fortnight to organize for the WTC closing in England. Delhi is more likely to be included within the checklist of six venues the place the IPL can be performed. TOIunderstands that the franchises have been given a tentative schedule for the IPL and the groups have already began planning for enjoying and organising base at sure venues.