The BCCI informed the members at the Apex Council meeting that the board has transferred its ticket rights for the T20 World Cup to the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) and Oman Cricket (OC). The ECB and OC will retain all revenue generated from the sale of match tickets.
The BCCI is paying the ECB a fixed fee of about Rs 11.06 million (US$ 1.5 million) and operating costs of about Rs 40.53 million (US$ 5.5 million) which will be covered by the International Cricket Council (ICC). Will go A Local Organizing Committee (LoC) has been constituted for the event which mainly consists of BCCI staff and some ECB employees. A BCCI official said that the board is organizing six matches in Muscat. The board is giving about 20.95 million rupees (400000 US dollars) to Oman Cricket.
Let us tell you that the T20 World Cup 2021 was earlier to be held in India, but in view of the condition of the Kovid-19 epidemic here, it was decided to jointly organize it in UAE and Oman. IPL 2021 is currently being organized in UAE and right after that i.e. T20 World Cup 2021 will start from 19th October.
This time India has to play the first match in the World Cup against Pakistan on 24 October. India has been placed in Group B where apart from it there are teams from Afghanistan, Pakistan and New Zealand. The entry of two other teams in Group B will take place after the qualification round. This time a total of 12 teams will compete for the title win. India also have to play warm-up matches against England and Australia before playing the first league match against Pakistan.