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ICC allows extended squads for senior events keeping in mind COVID-19 quarantine requirements | Cricket News – Times of India


DUBAI: The ICC on Thursday determined to permit seven extra gamers or help employees to accompany squads for its senior events in view of COVID-19 quarantine requirements, a call which can permit India to journey with a 30-sturdy squad for the World Test Championship closing in June.
The resolution was taken by the ICC Board after a collection of digital conferences.

“The ICC Board agreed to allow Members to take up to seven additional players and/or support staff to accompany the squad of 23 to ICC senior events where a period of quarantine is required and/or teams are accommodated in a bio-secure bubble,” the world physique stated in a press release.
The ICC additionally stated it expects the problems of tax preparations and visa ensures for the upcoming T20 World Cup to be “resolved over the next month” after receiving an replace from the BCCI on “positive discussions with the Indian government.”

In the ladies’s sport, the ICC determined to approve two modifications to the ladies’s ODI enjoying situations.
“Firstly, the discretionary 5-over batting powerplay has been removed and secondly, all tied matches will be decided by a Super Over,” it stated.
It was additionally determined that Test and ODI standing shall be completely awarded to all Full Member ladies’s groups. Additionally, all matches on the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games shall be categorised as ladies’s T20 Internationals.
The Board additionally determined to postpone the inaugural Women’s U19 World Cup, which was on account of be held in Bangladesh on the finish of the 12 months, as a result of of the COVID-19 pandemic.
“COVID-19 has had a significant impact on the establishment and subsequent development of the U19 programmes in many countries and teams would not be able prepare appropriately for a global event later this year. As such, the inaugural event will now take place in January 2023,” the ICC stated.
Similarly, the worldwide qualifier for the Women’s World Cup 2022 shall be held in December this 12 months to permit groups the absolute best preparation.
Among different choices, the ICC has appointed Mel Jones (Cricket Australia) and Catherine Campbell (New Zealand Cricket) as Full Member representatives on its Women’s Committee.
The Cricket Committee additionally mentioned “the more general use of replacement players in the international game” following the latest introduction of substitute gamers for each concussion and COVID-19.
“To better understand the implications of allowing players to be replaced during a match the definition of a first-class match will be changed to allow the unqualified use of replacement players.”
The ICC Board additionally determined to arrange a Member Support Fund for Cricket with USD 5 million being made out there in grants to help the enjoying of worldwide cricket.
The fund shall be made out there in kind of a “co-payment” contribution with a most grant of 50 per cent being out there for Members upon software.

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