ICC wants a biosecurity manager for 2021 Women's World Cup

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The ICC is buying for a biosecurity manager for the girls’s 50-over World Cup, as planning continues for an tournament around which there stays an ultimate quantity of uncertainty. The World Cup is scheduled to happen in Unique Zealand in February and March 2021, but the ICC is yet to officially bewitch a name on its station, although the Board will meet on Friday to focus on this and totally different ICC occasions.

It is now not the major that a resolution on the tournament must be taken then, especially as there might be easy a ways to be lined between now and the tournament. But loads stays to be carried out, now not least a advise to host the qualifiers – postponed indefinitely from July 2020 in Sri Lanka due to Covid-19 pandemic. As of now, entirely England, Australia, South Africa, India and hosts Unique Zealand are confirmed individuals; three more spots are to be stuffed by design of the qualifiers. The UAE has come up in discussions as a venue, though the IPL window, which runs till November 10, squeezes that possibility pretty.

Biosecurity protocols dangle already been drawn up by the World Cup’s organising committee, in consultation with the ICC, Unique Zealand Cricket, and the Unique Zealand executive. It is understood that the role of the biosecurity manager would be to implement these. One segment of that belief would dangle groups arriving two weeks earlier than planned. Quarantine regulations in Unique Zealand at the second require a two-week isolation length after entering the country. Groups were at the start put expected to are available in Unique Zealand in the direction of the discontinue of January, but an earlier arrival would affect trace concerns for the tournament.

For the second, planning for the tournament entails followers at the bottom. Unique Zealand has been one of the fundamental international locations least affected worldwide by the pandemic, and following a strict lockdown that started in March, is now all but virus-free (Unique Zealand’s ministry of effectively being web plan recorded figures for August 5 as 24 animated cases, with two changes within the depend within the outdated 24 hours). Spectators had been most modern at rugby video games within the country, without limitation, since mid-June and there are few restrictions once company dangle carried out their two-week quarantine.

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