Asia Cup 2023: ACC set to maneuver venue from Pakistan to Sri Lanka

A day after experiences arrived that Pakistan Cricket Board chairman Najam Sethi will search a ‘written assure’ from BCCI supremo Jay Shah about Indian group’s participation in 2025 ICC Champions Trophy in Pakistan, one other report popped up indicating that Sri Lanka could host the upcoming Asia Cup and the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is all set to maneuver the event from Pakistan, reported the Indian Categorical.

The choice on transferring the venue for Asia Cup from Pakistan was being thought and mentioned from the second BCCI secretary Jay Shah made it clear Indian cricket group won’t journey to the neighbouring nation.

Although nothing is closing as of but, however the closing venue for the event is predicted to be introduced by Might-end. With experiences of the venue being shifted, it’s extremely predicted that Pakistan could boycott collaborating in it.

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BCCI, whereas refusing to journey to Pakistan for the event, had cited lack of clearance from the federal government. On the opposite facet, PCB had steered a hybrid mannequin to host the Asia Cup, whereby India’s matches alone can be hosted in Dubai.

Trying on the weather conditions, PCB’s proposal has not acquired any inexperienced sign, as September being peak summer time within the United Arab Emirates. Regardless of, Oman supplied to host the event, ACC members are contemplating Sri Lanka as ideally suited vacation spot for the event.

In 2018, when Dubai hosted the 2018 version of the Asia Cup in September, it was very troublesome for the gamers to play. Throughout that point solely, Hardik Pandya broke down with a again harm.

Amongst different considerations, submit a month of the Asia Cup, the ICC World Cup is about to start within the first week of October and ACC does not look in a temper to take the blame of injured gamers.

Now, if Pakistan decides to take part within the Asia Cup 2023, the event will probably be a six-team occasion. This time, Nepal have certified for the event too and different groups will probably be India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

The Asia Cup 2023 is tentatively scheduled to happen between 2-17 September.

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