Former Australia captain Ian Chappell said the Indian Premier League 2021 (IPL 2021) was postponed due to the Corona epidemic suggests cricket is not impenetrable. At the same time, he said that due to this the T20 World Cup cannot be postponed or refused to be held elsewhere. The IPL 2021 season was postponed indefinitely due to the increasing number of Corona cases. Several players within the bio bubble were found to be infected and, as a result, the tournament had to be postponed. The T20 World Cup is to be held in India in October-November. If the situation does not improve, then the event can be held in the UAE.
Chappell said this in his column for ESPN Cricinfo. He said that in the past, touring and matches have had to be canceled due to various reasons. Many of these had stories behind them. Some of these were tragic and some were entertaining. The postponement of IPL 2021 may prove to be an example in today's horrific scenario and due to this the T20 World Cup can be seen postponed or relocated.
Chappell cites some examples during which the game of cricket stalled due to various reasons. England visited Pakistan in 1969. The situation was not good in Pakistan then. The series had faced opposition since its inception. The third test in Karachi had to be stopped prematurely due to the riots. After this, the England team returned. The former Australian captain explained how the fourth year between England and Pakistan ended prematurely in 2006 when the Pakistani team took the field after allegations of ball-tampering. She went out.