"I would say it is unlikely...trying to get (teams from) 16 countries into Australia when most countries are still going through Covid spiking is unrealistic or very, very difficult," Eddings said during a video conference.
The world body stated that it wants to continue exploring contingency plans for some more time as a call of this magnitude needs to be taken after every possible deliberation.
There is speculation that the event is headed for a postponement and the window will be utilised by the IPL, which is currently suspended.
This is despite the fact that Australia is among the countries that have managed to flatten the curve.
Just over 7,000 cases have been reported here and more than 6,000 of them have recovered from the deadly infection.
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