Due to the Corona epidemic, different possibilities are being sought for the T20 World Cup later this year, one of which is to host the tournament in an empty stadium.
Melbourne: Cricket Australia (CA) Interim Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Nick Hockley said on Saturday that if 15 teams could be allowed to come to the country for the T20 World Cup, then fans were not prevented from watching the live matches at the stadium. Will go. Hockley replaces Kevin Roberts, who was recently sacked by Cricket Australia who is struggling with financial troubles.Due to the Corona epidemic, different possibilities are being sought for the T20 World Cup later this year, one of which is to host the tournament in an empty stadium. But Hockley said that the audience will be allowed. However, hosting 15 teams with players, officials and support staff seems 'intriguing', indicating that the ICC tournament may be postponed.
“The biggest challenge is to bring 15 teams into the country”
When asked if he would like to see the World Cup happen without an audience, Hockley told Cricket.com Dr AU, “The truth is that in recent weeks we have understood more things about it and according to international The chances of visitors coming before the trip are high. Our biggest challenge is to bring 15 teams into the country. “
He said, “If I compare it to a bilateral tour, then you just talk of bringing a team and then playing matches. But the possibility of bringing 15 teams as well as having six or seven teams in a city at the same time, is a much more complicated matter. ”
When asked specifically if the opening of the borders would allow 15 teams to travel to Australia, after that the spectators would be allowed, he said, “That's what we're thinking.”
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