Men’s, Women’s T20 WC EAP qualifiers cancelled
ISLAMABAD: The East-Asia Pacific (EAP) qualifiers to the ICC Men’s Twenty20 World Cup 2022 and ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 have both been cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic. The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup EAP Qualifier supported by Dream 11 was due to be hosted by Japan involving the hosts, the Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, the Philippines, Samoa, South Korea and Vanuatu between October 18 and 23, said a press release issued here. The Women’s Qualifier to the T20 World Cup 2023 featuring the Cook Islands, Fiji, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, PNG, Samoa and Vanuatu was scheduled between November 7 and 12. As a result of COVID-19 travel restrictions and a period of consultation with the participating countries and relevant governments resulted in a decision of extensive quarantine on return, there was no other option but to cancel both events. – APP