Oman is Likely to Cancel the T20 World Cup 2021 Qualifiers Due to Cyclone
Hurricane ‘Shahin’ originated in the North Arabian Sea without cutting the residue of the cyclone rose. Oman was devastated by Hurricane Shaheen. Eleven people have lost their lives due to strong winds and rains across the country after the landslide. Under such circumstances, Oman is preparing to cancel the T20 World Cup 2021 qualifiers.
Oman Cricket Board Chairman Pankaj Khimji said so. “Due to two cyclones in a row, I have come very close to canceling the World Twenty20 qualifiers,” Khimji told Reuters.
Heavy rains inundated many areas in the south and north of the country. The waters of the Arabian Sea rose to a height of 5 to 12 meters and landed on the land of Oman. As a result, Oman was planning to take a tough decision on the World Cup qualifiers.
Khimji said, ‘The cyclone hit just a few miles north. This caused a landslide there and it damaged the whole region. If it was in this area. But we would have canceled the World Cup qualifiers.
However, as a result of the cyclone, the grass in the field has become more comfortable, said Khamiz. “We have received three or four inches of rain here,” he said. As a result, the field has become more green. It looks fresher now. ‘
The Bangladesh cricket team’s World Cup journey was also in jeopardy due to cyclone Shaheen in Oman. The Bangladesh cricket team currently based in Oman left Dhaka on the day of the injury. However, Mahmudullah Riyadh left Dhaka two hours later after Muscat Airport in Oman was closed due to Shaheen’s influence.
Due to the outbreak of Covid-19, the tournament was shifted from India to the United Arab Emirates and Oman. Khimji said it was a great honor to host a tournament like the World Cup in a small country in the world of cricket.
The T20 World Cup 2021 Live Streaming will start on October 17 in Muscat, the capital of Oman. The preliminary round of the World Cup will be held here. The main event will be held in the United Arab Emirates from October 23. It will continue till November 14.
Hosts Oman will play in Group B in the qualifying round. Their opponents there are Bangladesh-Scotland and Papua New Guinea. Bangladesh team has already reached Oman to play in the preliminary round.