However, in exceptional circumstances, boards could apply to ICC to allow a player under the age of 15 to play for the respective country.
Tendulkar's career spanned over two decades. He retired from all forms of cricket after his 200th Test match against the West Indies at his home ground in Mumbai.
The tournament will also feature its newest qualified member Papua New Guinea besides Namibia, Netherlands, Oman and Scotland.
New ICC Chairman: Nomination for potential candidates by October 18, voting process yet to be decided
The process will be overseen by an independent chairman of the ICC Audit Committee. However, the global body has not specified the voting procedure in case there are multiple candidates.
The former Zimbabwe captain feels that it is important for stars likes Virat Kohli to keep 'talking up' the five-day format.
Over the previous 12 months, the ICC said its Facebook channel was the most engaged page in its category.
There have been plenty of discussions on how that will affect movement, and the first match saw those theories come true on the ground.
It is learnt that it won't be a bad idea for Ganguly to throw his hat in the ring in case the cooling off period is not waived off.
The Nagpur-based lawyer's frosty relationship with another former BCCI president N Srinivasan is believed to be the root cause of the tensions.
While the T20 World Cup may still be postponed considering the Covid-19 situation worldwide, it seems that ICC is more worried about the issue of information filtering out of its board room.
England captain Joe Root has an interesting take on the matter and feels this could actually help bowlers improve their skills further.
The fixtures are currently earmarked for late August but Cricket South Africa's acting chief executive Jacques Faul said that both parties are not averse to having the series at a later date.
It is an undeniable fact that Telangana has been in the forefront and setting an example for others to follow the measures to curb the menace on war-footing, the HCA said.
However, the ICC has yet not pronounced its judgement on an unplayed series between India and Pakistan, leaving Indian women’s hopes of direct qualification in tatters.