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Cricket Australia ‘probes hosting T20 World Cup in 2021’

A giant ICC T20 World Cup 2020 shirt is seen that achieved a world record for the most signatures on it during ICC T20 World Cup 2020 morning tea to celebrate one-year-to-go to the women’s final at Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 08, 2019 in Melbourne, Australia. (Michael Dodge/Getty Images)

Cricket Australia has asked the International Cricket Council to examine the prospects of the country hosting the T20 World Cup next year, instead of this year, according to a Times of India report.

This year's tournament, scheduled for October and November, has looked increasingly likely to be postponed due to Covid-19. The ICC was expected to decide its fate at a meeting yesterday, but has delayed the judgement until its next board meeting on June 10.

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