ICC's interim CEO Geoff Allardice said the cricket governing body has a Plan B for the upcoming T20 World Cup later this year. The mega T20 extravaganza is scheduled to be held in October-November India but ICC has made some backup plans for the hosting nation due to the surge in COVID-19 cases in India. However, Allardice claims that the board is working with the BCCI and is currently not entertaining any thoughts of moving it out of India. "We are certainly proceeding with the event as planned," Allardice said during a virtual media round-table. "Plan B we have, but we haven't activated those plans yet. We are working with the BCCI, we do have backup plans that can be activated if the time comes," he added. Allardice, ICC's general manager – cricket, was recently made the interim CEO after Manu Sawhney was sent on "leave" after his conduct came under the scanner during an internal investigation by a UK-based audit firm PricewaterhouseCoopers. The 53-year-old Australian, who has played domestic cricket in his country, said the ICC is also in touch with other sports bodies to understand how they are managing in the COVID era. "Cricket is being played in… Read full this story
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