ICC approves further 50-over event for the following eight-year cycle regardless of BCCI’s considerations


BCCI has already raised its apprehensions concerning the identical.

ICC Head Quarters
ICC Head Quarters. (Photograph Supply: ICC)

The Worldwide Cricket Council – ICC has made a number of adjustments throughout its annual assembly. From re-instating Zimbabwe Cricket again as a full-member to scrapping the boundary count-back rule and growing the winner’s prize within the Girls’s’ World events- T20 World Cup and 50-over World Cup.

Nonetheless, it has completed extra issues; one that’s set to go it in the direction of a confrontation with the richest cricket board on the earth. Whereas deciding the following occasions cycle which begins after the 2023 World Cup in India, the ICC has given its nod for together with an additional 50-over event, moreover the same old Males/Girls 50/T20 World Cups and the U19 World occasions.

“The Board determined that the eight-year cycle commencing in 2023 will comprise eight Males’s occasions, eight Girls’s occasions, 4 Males’s U19 occasions, and 4 Girls’s U19 occasions,” the ICC stated in a launch on Monday.

“In analyzing an entire vary of choices, the Board felt a serious Males’s and Girls’s occasion annually will convey consistency to our calendar while complementing bilateral cricket, giving our sport a powerful future basis,” Shashank Manohar, the ICC chairman, stated. Based on ESPN Cricinfo, the extra event may very well be a six-team affair, just like Champions Trophy. “It should present a transparent construction and context to allow the expansion of the game and better engagement alternatives for all of our stakeholders.”

BCCI opposes the extra event

Nonetheless, the BCCI has already raised its apprehensions concerning the identical. As per ESPNCricinfo, Rahul Johri- BCCI chief govt officer- had despatched an e-mail to his ICC counterpart Manu Sawhney, by which he has warned the ICC that including one other ICC occasion would have vital ramifications on bilateral cricket.

“On the outset, we wish to inform you that BCCI can not agree or conform to the post-2023 ICC occasions calendar and the proposed further ICC occasions, at this stage. The BCCI stands dedicated to bilateral cricket and would have persevering with time necessities as within the present FTP. It is necessary for BCCI to satisfy all its bilateral commitments to fellow full members,” Johri wrote in his e-mail to Sawhney.

The choice by the ICC has reinstated the worldwide calendar because it was earlier than the Large three applied their very own in 2015.