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ICC Allows Teams to Bring 15 Players, Eight Officials

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has allowed taking part nations within the upcoming T20 World Cup to carry 15 gamers and eight officers for the event within the UAE.

An official of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) confirmed on Friday that the ICC had set September 10 because the deadline for taking part nations to submit their closing 15 gamers and eight officers, together with the coaches and assist employees.

“The ICC has additionally allowed all taking part nations to carry extra gamers with their squads due to the COVID-19 state of affairs and bio-secure bubble however the involved boards should bear the prices of those extra gamers,” he instructed PTI.

“The ICC bears the bills of solely 15 gamers and eight officers.”

The T20 World Cup, the primary since 2016, shall be held from October 17 to November 14 in Oman and three venues within the UAE — Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah.

The qualifying event of eight nations together with Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Ireland shall be performed till September 23 in Oman and one venue within the UAE.

Four groups will qualify for the Super-12 stage which begins from September 24 within the UAE.

“It is now as much as the boards to determine what number of extra gamers they need to have with their most important squads given the COVID-19 state of affairs as a result of if any participant exams optimistic or they’re harm points, the groups can take replacements from their extra gamers.”

The ICC has knowledgeable the boards that they will make any last-minute modifications of their squads till 5 days earlier than the quarantine interval for groups begins.

“But the boards must ship their squads by 10th September.”

The event was scheduled to be held in India however as a result of COVID-19 state of affairs, the ICC moved it to UAE.

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