The World Cricket Council Friday renamed the International Twenty20 Championships because the T20 International Cup, claiming that it will “beef up” the development’s profile and make sure that its standing is at par with pinnacle occasions of the ODI and Take a look at structure.
The ICC Board has already authorized that each one T20s between its Participants can be granted world standing. It then presented a regional qualification procedure for all its 104 Participants. Within the ICC calender the 50-over marquee is known as the International Cup and a global Take a look at Championship is bobbing up subsequent yr.
“…subsequent editions of the (T20) occasions in 2020 in Australia can be referred to as the ICC Ladies’s T20 International Cup 2020 and the ICC Males’s T20 International Cup 2020,” the ICC mentioned in a remark.
“The renaming of the development could also be aimed toward cementing the significance this tournament holds within the world cricket calendar and making sure parity throughout all 3 codecs of the sport,” it added.
The verdict to rename the development was once sponsored by means of world captains. South Africa’s Faf du Plessis has already said that the development within the closing quarter of 2020 in Australia can be his ultimate ICC tournament.
“The 50-over International Cup is the head tournament that each one avid gamers try against, however I believe the T20 International Cup would be the highest platform for avid gamers to position up their arms for the 50-over structure,” he mentioned.
“Each and every participant goals of enjoying in a International Cup of their profession and this may increasingly give them that further alternative.”
India males’s crew captain Virat Kohli and his ladies’s aspect counterpart Harmanpreet Kaur additionally welcomed the alternate of brand.
“The top tournament for T20 cricket is rightly now the International Cup. India received the primary version of the International T20 in 2007 and it will be an ideal second to carry the T20 International Cup trophy aloft in Australia,” Kohli mentioned.
“I’m certain this match will most effective develop in reputation within the coming years,” added Harmanpreet.