The International Cricket Council (ICC) has invited all the ICC members who are interested to play hosts for the upcoming ICC men’s white-ball events in their next cycle between 2024 and 2030. As many as eights events are scheduled to be held during this cycle, including two ICC World Cups and ICC Champions Trophy each and four ICC T20 World Cups.
The International Cricket Council has reportedly started the process to identify the hosts for the white-ball events. As many as 17 countries have submitted proposals to stage the tournaments. Initial submissions have been received from Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Ireland, Malaysia, Namibia, New Zealand, Oman, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, UAE, USA and Zimbabwe.
It was learnt that the BCCI would bid for one Champions Trophy, a T20 World Cup and a 50-over World Cup.
“We are delighted with the response from our Members to hosting ICC men’s white-ball events post 2023. This process gives us an opportunity to extend our range of hosts and grow interested in cricket worldwide reaching more fans whilst creating a long-term legacy for the sport.”ICC acting chief executive Geoff Allardice said.
“Cricket has more than a billion fans around the world and ICC events have a proven track record of bringing significant economic and social benefits for host counties. These events provide hosts with a wonderful opportunity to work closely with local communities to grow the game whilst supporting economic and social development public policy goals.”he added.