T20 World Cup isn’t going to happen this year: Dean Jones


Previous Australian cricketer Dean Jones has opined that the Men’s T20 World Cup planned to occur in his nation of origin won’t be held for the current year inferable from the coronavirus pandemic.

According to the present timetable, the competition is good to go to begin from 18 October with the last on 15 November however the purge in the cricket schedule required attributable to the COVID-19 emergency implies that there are questions on the marquee occasion proceeding according to the first arrangement.

“T20 World Cup won’t occur in Australia this year for a great deal of reasons,” Jones said on Sportscreen’s YouTube page.

“Right off the bat, Cricket Australia has conserved many individuals. So when you have 16 groups here, and 30-40 individuals for each group including staff, players and chairmen, you won’t have the option to do it.

“Particularly with the spread limitations being extremely severe here in Australia. Furthermore, the host nation likewise doesn’t not get a lot of cash-flow by facilitating a World Cup.

“They used to, however not currently under the standards. All in all, where do they (Cricket Australia) bring in their cash now? We will make 220 million US dollars on a full India voyage through four Tests and ODIs.

“Also, obviously Australia is in a predicament, similar to all other cricket sheets thus they are attempting to ensure their own space. So I figure they can deal with India and not have the option to deal with 15 different nations coming here,” 59-year old included.


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