New Delhi, July 8
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly as we speak introduced the cancellation of the Asia Cup T20, which was scheduled to be held in September. Pakistan had the internet hosting rights of the six-team continental occasion but it surely was anticipated to be held within the UAE. “Asia Cup cancel ho chuka hai, jo September me tha (Asia Cup, which was to be held in September, has been cancelled),” Ganguly advised Sports Tak.
With T20 World Cup in October-November additionally unlikely to go forward in Australia because of the Covid-19 pandemic, Asia Cup’s cancellation permits the BCCI to have a full-fledged IPL in the identical window.
Sri Lanka to host 2021 version, Pakistan in 2022
The Pakistan Cricket Bard confirmed that it has agreed to host the occasion in 2022 and Sri Lanka is now anticipated to host it subsequent 12 months.
“The Asian Cricket Council is looking at organising it next year,” PCB chief Ehsan Mani mentioned. “…when I looked at the Covid situation in UAE, Pakistan and other South Asia countries, the only country which was ahead of the cycle was Sri Lanka.”
“So Sri Lanka Cricket and PCB put the swap proposal to the ACC and it was approved. There was no politics,” Mani added. — PTI