ICC T20 World Cup – T20 World Cup UAE: BCCI’s Sec confirms, ‘we are shifting the T20 World Cup to UAE, informing ICC about it: ‘The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah confirmed on Monday that the 2021 edition of the ICC T20 World Cup will be shifted to the UAE from India. With the COVID-19 situation in India still not under control and a decision needed to be made on June 28, BCCI had no other option but to shift the ICC mega event.
“We will inform ICC today that we are shifting the T20 World Cup to UAE. The dates of the tournament, the ICC needs to decide,” the BCCI Secretary told ANI on Monday.
…Nobody is really sure what is going to happen after 2-3 months. Keeping all things in mind, a decision has been taken that BCCI will inform ICC to move it to UAE because that's ideal venue after India. We wanted to host it in India &our first priority was India: Rajeev S (2/3)
— ANI (@ANI) June 28, 2021