Jay Shah might settle for PCB’s Hybrid Mannequin for Asia Cup

The Asian Cricket Council headed by BCCI Secretary Jay Shah might settle for PCB chairman Najam Sethi’s proposed ‘Hybrid Mannequin’ for conducting 4 non-India Asia Cup video games in Pakistan whereas the remainder of the matches can be performed in Sri Lanka’s Galle and Pallekele.

The ACC is more likely to make a proper announcement on Tuesday and as soon as the Hybrid Mannequin is formally accepted, decks can be cleared for Pakistan crew’s journey to India for the ODI World Cup scheduled in October-November. Now, Pakistan could have no issues enjoying in Ahmedabad.

“Oman Cricket board chief Pankaj Khimji, one of many revered ACC government board members, was entrusted to discover a answer as most international locations did not need a Hybrid Mannequin. However as of now 4 non-India video games — Pakistan vs Nepal, Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka and Sri Lanka vs Bangladesh — can be held on the Gadaffi Stadium in Lahore. The 2 India vs Pakistan video games and all different Tremendous 4 Video games can be held in both Pallekele or Galle,” an ACC board member informed PTI on situations of anonymity.

The Asia Cup is predicted to be held in September.

It’s understood that after ICC CEO Geoff Allardice and chairman Greg Barclay visited Karachi to satisfy Sethi, it was determined that Pakistan will not set any situations to come back for the World Cup, supplied 4 video games are held within the nation as they’ve the internet hosting rights.

Enjoying a event with out Pakistan would have meant that the broadcasters could be giving half the quantity dedicated for the event due to two assured Indo-Pak video games and could also be an opportunity of a 3rd, if the 2 groups attain the ultimate.

The answer appeared essentially the most possible one as this now will result in Pakistan coming to India with out setting any pre-conditions and the much-awaited schedule for the ODI World Cup can be launched early subsequent week.

India will in all probability play Pakistan in Ahmedabad within the World Cup. Pakistan’s remaining matches could possibly be held in Chennai and Hyderabad.

This story has been printed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content. Solely the headline has been modified.

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Up to date: 11 Jun 2023, 01:48 AM IST