MUMBAI: With every the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) and the BCCI having a watch at Muscat as one of many extra venues for the T20 World Cup if the tournament is moved out of India due to the pandemic, Oman has made it obvious that it is a ways able to host the worldwide tournament, if given an opportunity.
A closing decision on whether the tournament will be held in India or will decide to be shifted to the UAE is expected later this month with the ICC agreeing to offer the Board of Help an eye on for Cricket in India (BCCI) time till June 28 to mediate on the recount.
“The BCCI and the ICC can purchase a name first on this recount. We are going to be contented to be a capability venue for it,” Oman Cricket Chief Board (OCB) president Pankaj Khimji told TOI on Friday.
He claimed that Oman had the infrastructure to host suits of the T20 World Cup. “Our facilities have the approval of the ICC to stage T20Is, ODIs and we additionally got the ICC inexperienced rate to host Check suits this 365 days,” Khimji, who develop to be recently appointed because the vice-president of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) said.
The Oman Cricket Academy (OCA) floor in Al Amerat, shut to Oman’s capital Muscat, got Check put this 365 days. It has already staged T20Is and ODIs. “It be a really picturesque stadium, and has a handsome clubhouse with indoor receive facilities too,” said Khimji. The ICC has already acknowledged it as one of many perfect cricket grounds amongst the affiliate cricket countries.
In step with sources, there is a possibility that Oman may per chance well per chance per chance also stage T20 World Cup qualifiers, or the preliminary spherical games, if the tournament is moved to the UAE. Oman’s cricket team, coached by ancient Sri Lanka captain Duleep Mendis, will play within the tournament. “I’m very optimistic that we are capable of obvious the qualifying rounds and play the league stage. That itself would per chance be an success,” Khimji concluded.