The 2021 Ladies’s World Cup in New Zealand might be performed behind closed doorways and in a bio-secure setting.
Organisers of the match, scheduled for February and March, are promoting for a “bio-security supervisor”.
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) is known to be taking a look at a variety of choices, in session with stakeholders, nationwide governments and well being specialists.
The match shall be mentioned at an ICC board assembly on Friday.
The lads’s T20 World Cup, attributable to be held in Australia in October and November, was postponed last month due to the coronavirus pandemic.
If the Ladies’s World Cup can be postponed, the ICC would face a crammed schedule of world tournaments, with males’s T20 World Cups deliberate for each 2021 and 2022, and girls’s T20 cricket set to be a part of the 2022 Commonwealth Video games in Birmingham.
Any plans to stage the Ladies’s World Cup on time additionally is determined by the rescheduling of the qualifying occasion, which should have taken place in Sri Lanka in July.
The qualifying occasion – that includes 10 groups, together with Eire – will decide the ultimate three of the eight groups which can participate within the match correct.
Australia, holders England, South Africa, India and hosts New Zealand have already booked their locations.
The ICC feels it nonetheless has time to decide on the Ladies’s World Cup and that exploring the entire choices out there is prudent planning.
Within the commercial for the bio-security supervisor, match organisers say they’re on the lookout for somebody to “lead the planning, growth and supply of a secure and safe setting for all match individuals, together with employees and suppliers, and the New Zealand public”.
As of Tuesday, New Zealand had no present confirmed circumstances of coronavirus.
The Ladies’s World Cup, the place England will defend the crown they received in 2017, is because of be performed at grounds in Christchurch, Auckland, Mount Maunganui, Hamilton, Wellington and Dunedin.
If the match does go forward behind closed doorways, it could be a stark distinction to the Ladies’s T20 World Cup earlier this 12 months, when greater than 86,000 individuals noticed hosts Australia defeat India within the last in Melbourne.