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COVID-19: ICC postpones all qualifying tournaments

The International Cricket Council on Thursday announced the postponement of all qualifying events which were slated to be held before June 30, due to the coronavirus pandemic.The ICC Women s Cricket World Cup Qualifier which is scheduled to take place in Sri Lanka between 3-19 July is also being monitored and kept under review. In light of the significant global health concerns at the current time and the restrictions on movement imposed by governments across the world, the ICC has taken the decision to postpone all events up until the end of June subject to further review, ICC Head of Events, Chris Tetley said in an official statement. Our commitment to the health and safety of players, officials, staff and fans is our priority when taking these decisions and we must act responsibly in the best interests of all involved and be guided by official advice, the statement added.The ICC also announced that the Men s T20 World Cup Trophy tour will also not be starting in April.The ...


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