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Australia on high as ICC proclaims altered factors system for Check Championship

The unprecedented disruption brought on by COVID-19 means, thus far, just below half of the World Check Championship matches have been performed


The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) right now confirmed the ICC World Check Championship factors system might be amended as a result of Covid-19 pandemic.

The Board authorised a suggestion from the ICC Cricket Committee, headed by Anil Kumble, to vary the competitors phrases for the occasion to find out how collection affected by the worldwide pandemic are accounted for on the factors desk.

The unprecedented disruption brought on by COVID-19 means, thus far, just below half of the World Check Championship matches have been performed, with that estimated to rise to greater than 85% by the top of the competitors window. Present laws dictate that matches not accomplished shall be handled as a draw with factors cut up. The Cricket Committee thought of sustaining that established order or figuring out the ultimate World Check Championship League standings from matches performed.

The Cricket Committee advisable the latter possibility, which was authorised by the Chief Executives Committee and ratified by the Board, which means groups might be ranked so as of share of factors earned.


🇦🇺 Right this moment’s announcement means Australia bounce previous India to assert 🔝 spot within the ICC World Check Championship 🏆

— ICC (@ICC) November 19, 2020


ICC Chief Government Manu Sawhney mentioned: “Each the Cricket Committee and Chief Executives Committee supported the strategy of rating groups based mostly on accomplished matches and factors earned as this displays their efficiency and doesn’t drawback groups which were unable to compete all of their matches by means of no fault of their very own.

“We explored a complete vary of choices, however our Members felt strongly that we should always proceed as deliberate with the primary ever World Check Championship Last in June subsequent 12 months.”

The Board additionally confirmed that the ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup will transfer from its present slot on the finish of 2022 to 9-26 February 2023. The transfer follows the choice in August to postpone the ICC Girls’s Cricket World Cup 2021 to 2022 which means there could be three main occasions in 2022 with the Commonwealth Video games in July 2022 and the ICC Girls’s T20 World Cup on account of be held in November 2022.

As there are at the moment no main girls’s occasions scheduled to happen in 2023, the Board confirmed the change for the T20 World Cup to raised help participant preparation and to proceed to construct the momentum across the girls’s recreation past 2022.

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