The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday introduced the postponement of the second occasion of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Problem League A because of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The second of three Problem League A occasions which kind a part of the pathway to the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 was rescheduled from March and was resulting from happen between 30 September and 10 October in Malaysia.
As a part of the ICC’s complete contingency planning course of throughout all ICC occasions and after session with Members and with the related authorities and public well being authorities, the choice has been taken to postpone the fixtures.
Canada, Denmark, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore, Vanuatu have been resulting from play 15 Record A matches aiming to achieve factors and locations within the Problem League A desk. Canada at present high the desk forward of Singapore on web run charge, with each groups on eight factors. On the completion of the Problem League A fixtures, the highest group will qualify for the Males’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier Play-Off. For extra data on qualifying for the Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 click on right here.
ICC Head of Occasions, Chris Tetley mentioned: “We now have determined to postpone the second sequence of the ICC Males’s CWC Problem League A that was resulting from happen in Malaysia subsequent month. The ICC’s precedence continues to be to guard the well-being of gamers, coaches, officers, followers and the entire cricket neighborhood. On account of this we now have totally assessed the state of affairs in partnership with the Malaysia Cricket Affiliation and collaborating Members with ongoing worldwide journey restrictions, world well being considerations nonetheless distinguished and on authorities and public well being authority recommendation in relation to COVID-19 we now have determined to postpone the occasion.
“With the extra time giving to us because of the rescheduling of the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 to October and November of 2023, we are going to now work with hosts and collaborating Members to seek out an acceptable window the place the qualification pathway fixtures could be safely and virtually rescheduled.”
(With ICC enter)