The BCCI is dedicated in the direction of internet hosting a secure and wholesome ICC T20 World Cup subsequent 12 months and “will depart no stone unturned” in its endeavour, board secretary Jay Shah mentioned because the countdown for the much-anticipated occasion started on Thursday.
The ICC T20 World Cup was scheduled in Australia in October-November this 12 months however needed to be postponed to 2022 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic.
India, nonetheless, can be internet hosting the 2021 version of the worldwide occasion as per schedule in October-November.
“The BCCI will depart no stone unturned in making certain that the well being and security of everybody involved on this showpiece occasion is taken care of,” Shah was quoted as saying in an ICC assertion.
The board secretary promised that every one the 15 visiting groups will get a style of India’s heat hospitality.
“Whereas we’re decided to offer a wealthy cricket-viewing expertise, I’d additionally wish to guarantee the ICC and Member Boards that India is understood for its heat hospitality and we’ll make you’re feeling at residence.”
He additionally ensured that in these unprecedented instances, the BCCI will do every little thing potential to “innovate and adapt” itself in difficult circumstances.
“In these instances of pandemic, when there are extreme restrictions, the BCCI believes within the coverage of innovating and adapting, and I’m assured that we’ll overcome each problem.”
The seventh version of the boys’s T20 World Cup comes 5 years after the occasion was final held in India. It’ll even be the primary world cricket occasion for the reason that ICC Ladies’s T20 World Cup in Australia earlier this 12 months.
For BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, it is going to be a unique problem as an administrator, having performed and captained in a number of occasions as a participant.
“I’ve loved being a part of ICC occasions as a participant and know from expertise that nothing beats the buzzing environment of a worldwide cricket occasion with thousands and thousands around the globe watching each sport.
“I now look ahead to enjoying my half as an administrator as we put together to host the distinguished occasion,” mentioned Ganguly, assured that India would uphold its custom of organising profitable world occasions for the reason that 1987 World Cup.
ICC CEO Manu Sawhney mentioned that the ICC is working carefully in the direction of delivering a “stellar occasion”.
“Our focus can be on staging a secure and safe occasion that followers from the world over can get pleasure from,” mentioned Sawhney as he complimented the BCCI for organising a profitable IPL within the UAE.
“Our compliments to the BCCI, the groups and the Emirates Cricket Board for efficiently managing the Indian Premier League in a secure and safe method.
“We’ll proceed to take the learnings from this and different Members who’ve staged worldwide cricket into our planning.”
The groups collaborating within the subsequent ICC match are India, Pakistan, Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka and the West Indies, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Eire, Namibia, the Netherlands, Oman, Papua New Guinea and Scotland.