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T20 World Cup 2021: India gets 1 month to decide on hosting T20 World Cup

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Dubai, June 2: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has given hosts India a month to take a final call on hosting the T20 World Cup to be held later this year. The T20 World Cup is to be held in India in October-November this year. The ICC, however, also confirmed that no matter where the tournament will be played, the BCCI will organize the tournament itself. But cricket’s apex body has also asked its management to start planning to organize the T20 World Cup in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) or West Asia. Also read: ICC T20 World Cup 2021: Pakistan wants to organize T20 World Cup 2021 in UAE instead of India, know the reason

The ICC said in a statement after the board meeting, “The ICC Board has requested the management to focus on the possibility of including another venue in the Middle East and also to organize it in the UAE.” The final decision on the host country will be taken later this month. The board also confirmed that the BCCI will host the event, regardless of where the event is played.

The T20 World Cup is to be held soon after the completion of the remaining matches of the Indian Premier League (IPL) in the United Arab Emirates in September-October. India is currently battling the second wave of the Kovid-19 pandemic which forced the IPL to be postponed last month. The BCCI, in its special general body meeting on May 29 last month, had decided to organize the remaining matches of the IPL in the UAE.

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ICC WTC Final 2021: The legendary Kiwi player said – India’s level is very high, will get a tough challenge

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Southampton, 15 June: Veteran batsman Ross Taylor on Tuesday said that India have set a high standard in cricket and given their bench strength, their team will face a tough challenge in the final of the World Test Championship (WTC) starting June 18. . Taylor said in an online press conference, “If you look at the Indian team, there are all world class players. Some of the world class players will have to sit out in the players they will select. We know that the XI we will face will be very challenging.

He said, “India has been the number one team for a long time. Yes, we have played two Test matches here but it has been very challenging to play a match against India at home, overseas or at a neutral venue.” Taylor said that India’s team is very balanced and they have many options. He said, “Not only the batsmen but also the bowlers have been a great team for India for a long time. They beat Australia at home, which was great to see.

Also read- ICC WTC Final 2021: These 5 Kiwi players can become a hindrance in the way of India’s victory, have created a lot of noise in the Test series against England

He said the Test series against England helped in the ideal preparation of the WTC. He said, “It is an ideal preparation in these conditions with two Tests against England. We are fortunate that we got a chance to play two Test matches here. In these circumstances, there has been some preparation for the match, nothing could have been better than this.

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ICC WTC Final 2021: Team India’s 15-man squad announced for the final match, read which players got a chance

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Southampton, 15 June: India on Tuesday announced its 15-man squad for the World Test Championship (WTC) final against New Zealand at the Ageas Bowl from Friday. The New Zealand team has also announced its team for the WTC final on Tuesday itself. The BCCI announced the team on Twitter on Tuesday. The board has kept two wicketkeepers in the 15-member team in the form of Rishabh Pant and Wriddhiman Saha. Apart from this, Ravichandran Ashwin and Ravindra Jadeja have also been included in the team.

Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami, Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Siraj have been included in the fast bowlers, while the batsmen include Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, captain Virat Kohli, vice-captain Ajinkya Rahane and Hanuma Vihari.

Also read- ICC WTC Final 2021: These 5 Kiwi players can become a hindrance in the way of India’s victory, have created a lot of noise in the Test series against England

Mayank Agarwal, Axar Patel, Washington Sundar, Shardul Thakur and Lokesh Rahul have been left out of the squad selected for the WTC. Of these players, Patel and Sundar were part of India’s previous Test squad, which was played against England in Ahmedabad in March.

15 member Indian cricket team for WTC final:

Rohit Sharma, Shubman Gill, Cheteshwar Pujara, Virat Kohli (c), Ajinkya Rahane (vc), Hanuma Vihari, Rishabh Pant (wk), Wriddhiman Saha (wk), Ravichandran Ashchin, Ravindra Jadeja, Jasprit Bumrah, Ishant Sharma, Mohammed Shami , Umesh Yadav and Mohammad Siraj.

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ICC WTC Final 2021: India’s 15-man squad announced for WTC final match, these star players got a chance

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London, 15 June: The 15-member Indian team for the final match of the ICC World Test Championship has been announced today. The command of the team is in the hands of Virat Kohli. At the same time, Ajinkya Rahane will play the responsibility of vice-captain. Apart from this, two wicketkeeper players have been selected in the team. The names of young Rishabh Pant and veteran Wriddhiman Saha are registered in this.

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