The source said that the board feels Babar is mentally strong enough to handle the pressures of captaining Pakistan across all three formats.
Last year, Pakistani shooters could not get visas for a World Cup in Delhi, which kicked up quite a storm.
India won the bowl-out and eventually went on to beat Pakistan in the final to clinch the title.
The 37-year-old recently said that she is "definitely looking" at the ICC Women's World Cup, which has been postponed to 2022 and added that her eyes are firmly fixed on the trophy.
According to a report, "Sri Lanka and the UAE are among the back-up venues for the 2021 men's T20 World Cup, should the Covid-19 pandemic make India an untenable host.
A young Team India, led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni, beat arch-rivals Pakistan by five runs to win the tournament in Johannesburg.
The point to be noted is, only for the 2023 50-over World Cup is the staging nation mentioned. The statement doesn’t say anything about the countries hosting the T20 World Cups in 2021 and 2022.
This officially clears the deck for the BCCI to use the window and host the Indian Premier League (IPL).
The former India captain feels that once the Australia government has now formally announced that 25 per cent crowd can turn up for sporting events, a World T20 in October looks more imminent.
The T20 World Cup 2020 is slated to be played in Australia from October 18-November 15, however, the fate of the tournament hangs in the balance due to the coronavirus pandemic.
The ICC, on Wednesday, said it will wait for another month before taking a call on the T20 World Cup, scheduled to be held in Australia in October-November.
The last ICC board meet was a damp squib with leaks of classified e-mails gaining precedence over the agenda.
When the BCCI was run by the Committee of Administrators, it had hired a legal consultant in UK to address the tax issue
Kohli, the current India skipper, has admitted the "magical" atmosphere will be missing if the cricket season currently stalled by the COVID-19 pandemic resumes in empty stadiums.
Global sporting activities have come to a halt due the COVID-19 pandemic, jeopardising events like the 2020 T20 World Cup, scheduled in Australia from October 18-November 15.