The uncertainty still hovers around the 2020 World Cup that is actually scheduled during October-November, in Australia. However ICC that meets today might likely take a move on its decision of holding up to the tournament as usual or postpone it to a later date. There has been a long wait since the highest board is waiting for the confirmation of response from the hosting country amid the ongoing pandemic. Since the start of severity from end of March 2020, covid-19 crisis has led different tournaments to postpone indefinitely, including India’s huge domestic league IPL. BCCI is now looking at the current situation, to step in for allowing IPL to take place in the Oct-Nov window, in case ICC reveals this year’s WC to be postponed. Australia would be hosting 16 different teams in this World Cup tournament. There has been an increase in coronavirus cases across Victoria and New South Wales. Australia still faces an unusual situation like many other countries. So the final decision on allowing the play to go on with normalcy, and with CA’s consent, ICC might reveal a final decision today.

There have been a couple of meetings held by the ICC since the play of cricket was stopped at the end of March. The virtual meetings had an agenda to decide on prioritized matters such as T20I World Cup, Asia Cup, bi-lateral tournaments among different nations, and so on.

But this time ICC is likely to start the nomination process for next chairman. ICC is conducting a meeting with this agenda and the decision on T20 World Cup might be taken later. The video-conference on 25 June (Thursday) will decide on how to step up further with the date of election.

The former ECB chairman Colin Graves is in the race of next chairman while it is Shashank Manohar the current chairman of ICC. However, the current BCCI president Sourav Ganguly has chances to participate in the nomination race.

Alongside, ICC might look into reports of the previously issued investigations, on the leaks of classified emails.

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