IPL 2021's suspension reminder of cricket's vulnerability, may lead to postponement of T20 World Cup, says Ian Chappell
India, which is grappling with a devastating second wave of the pandemic with cases rising by over 4 lakh everyday, is scheduled to host the T20 World Cup in October-November.
Not right to play T20 World Cup in India if it will use COVID-19 resources or unsafe, says Australia's Pat Cummins
The postponement of Indian Premier League after multiple cases of COVID-19 inside the bio-bubble has led to a big question-mark on whether the marquee ICC event should be held in India where a third wave is expected around that time.
The T20 World Cup Americas Qualifier, due to be hosted in Canada between 17 and 23 July, involving the hosts, Argentina, Bahamas, Belize, Bermuda, Cayman Islands, Panama and the USA, has been postponed due to government and travel restrictions
IPL 2021: Michael Atherton does not see a window to accommodate remaining games of suspended tournament
The world's biggest T20 league was suspended indefinitely on Tuesday after multiple COVID-19 cases were detected in the tournament's bio-bubble.
BCCI confident of hosting T20 World Cup in October despite surge in COVID-19 cases; UAE remains back-up venue
As per convention, ICC keeps a back-up country ready and it's been the UAE for the past one year.
IPL 2021: Virat Kohli pleased to see Ravindra Jadeja fire ahead of T20 World Cup, says it's a pleasure
RCB captain Kohli seemed delighted to see his India teammate Jadeja make an excellent return after a long injury layoff.
Babar, who led Pakistan to their first-ever T20 series win in South Africa and also captained his side to a 2-1 victory in the ODI series, said he was satisfied with the performances of his players.
India and Pakistan have not played bilateral series for many years now due to political tension between the two countries.
Backup plan for T20 World Cup is ready but we intend to stage it in India for now, says ICC interim CEO Geoff Allardice
ICC's interim CEO Geoff Allardice on Wednesday said the body has backup plans in place for the T20 World Cup in India later this year but is currently not entertaining any thoughts of moving it out of the country despite a surge in COVID-19 cases.
India are slated to travel to England for a five-match Test series in August and September and Silverwood feels his players will be keen to settle scores at that time.
Ishan and Suryakumar made dream starts to their international careers with the former smashing a 32-ball 56 on debut and the latter scoring 57 off 31 balls and a 17-ball 32 in the fourth and fifth T20Is against England in the recently-concluding series.
India vs England: Visitors' Jonny Bairstow says IPL will put players in 'good frame of mind' for T20 World Cup
Bairstow, who is currently involved in the three-match ODI series against India, will turn up for Sunrisers Hyderabad when the IPL gets underway on 9 April.
The ICC Board will also take stock of preparations with regards to World T20 scheduled in India.
India vs England: Virat Kohli opened to fit in likes of Suryakumar Yadav, says current system 'not guaranteed' to continue
The move to open with Rohit Sharma worked wonders as the star duo played match-winning knocks to seal the five-match series against England. Kohli made the decision to ensure that Suryakumar plays at his preferred number three spot.
The 25-year-old Archer was omitted from the squad of the ODI series beginning in Pune on Tuesday due to a worsening elbow injury. He was also ruled out of the initial phase of the Indian Premier League which begins on 9 April.
India vs England: Virat Kohli-led hosts favourites for ICC T20 World Cup, say Mike Atherton, Michael Vaughan
The ICC T20 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India in October and November this year, with the hosts going in as the favourites.
Shakib-al-Hasan has decided to play in IPL 2021 instead of the Test series against Sri Lanka as he feels it would help him prepare better for the next T20 World Cup, which will be held in India later this year.
India vs England: Eoin Morgan wants English players to make most of opportunities in IPL to prepare for T20 World Cup
The T20 World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by India in October-November this year and Morgan expects English cricketers to take full advantage of the IPL, starting 10 April.
India vs England series 'trailer' for other teams to improve ahead of T20 World Cup, says Ramiz Raja
Ramiz also felt that England had shell shocked the quality top order of the Indian team with their express pace.