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ICC Provides Framework For Resumption of Cricket Post COVID-19

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has published guidelines for the safe resumption of cricket to assist its members in restarting cricket activity in their countries as government restrictions owing to COVID-19 start to relax. Also Read – Maharashtra News: COVID-19 Cases Near 45,000-mark With 1517 Deaths; Over 27,000 Cases in Mumbai Alone

“ICC Back to Cricket Guidelines” is a comprehensive document developed by the ICC Medical Advisory Committee in consultation with Member Medical Representatives, and provides guidance for the safe resumption of community cricket, domestic professional cricket and international cricket. Also Read – Harsh Vardhan Takes Charge as Chairman of WHO Executive Board

The guidelines do not provide answers to when the game can resume in different parts of the world, rather it provides a framework with practical suggestions on how members can resume cricket in a manner that protects against the risk of transmission of infection with the COVID-19 virus. Also Read – Lockdown 4.0: Visa Restrictions Relaxed, These Indians Stranded Abroad Can Now Fly Back Home

The ICC advises its Members to use these guidelines as the basis to create their own policies for return to cricket activity in compliance, in all cases, with local and national government regulations (which should always take precedence) and to ensure the cricket community applies the necessary safety measures when resuming cricket.

(ICC inputs)

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