The fate of next year’s 50-year Women’s World Cup could still be uncertain, but the International Cricket Council (ICC) is already looking for a biosafety officer to implement COVID-protocols. 19 at the centerpiece to be held in New Zealand. According to a report published by ESPNcricinfo, the ICC is “looking for a biosecurity officer for the 50-year-old Women’s World Cup” to be held February 6 to March 7 next year.
“Biosafety protocols have already been developed by the World Cup organizing committee, in consultation with the ICC, New Zealand Cricket and the New Zealand government. It is understood that the role of the biosafety officer would be to implement them, ”the report indicates.
New Zealand Cricket (NZC) President Greg Barclay had said the decision on the fate of the Women’s World Cup would be made within the next two weeks after the ICC postponed the T20 Men’s World Cup last month to Australia due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The ICC will meet on Friday to discuss this and other ICC events.
Qualifying for the event has also been indefinitely postponed from July in Sri Lanka due to the health crisis.