The Women’s T20 challenge was supposed to take place entirely in Delhi.© Twitter
The three-team T20 Women’s Challenge, which takes place during the IPL, is unlikely to take place this year, given the current restrictions countries place on air travel with India due to the massive rise in prices. COVID-19 cases in the country. While BCCI was planning a camp for Indian women, the tournament hit rough waters as none of the Australian, English, South African or Caribbean cricketers will be able to travel to India due to the unprecedented “health crisis” .
“Quarantining Indian players is not a problem even now, but no foreign player wants to travel in the current climate. We can find a window later when things improve,” PTI told PTI. a leading BCCI source.
Last year, with the transfer of the IPL to the United Arab Emirates, none of the Australian cricketers took part in the Women’s T20 Challenge as it coincided with the Women’s Big Bash League.
However, with the UK, Australia and New Zealand suspending flight operations due to the pandemic, it is virtually impossible to host the tournament including Supernovas, Velocity and Trailblazers.
“The women’s T20 challenge was supposed to take place entirely in Delhi. Right now everyone is afraid to come to Delhi and you can’t blame them,” another source said.
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