Wednesday, February 21

Sri Lanka or UAE may host the Asia Cup in September 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic has made cricket boards to look at the current situation of organizing cricketing events in a completely different way with differnt rules.

The talks of the Asia Cup to be held in UAE or Sri Lanka have recently begun after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB)’s willingness to give up the hosting rights for the 2020 edition

ACC conducts a video conference for the discussion regarding the Asia Cup :

Now, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) gave a big update over the same. ACC, on Monday, said the final call on Asia Cup 2020 will be taken in the near future.

They added that the venue where the event will be organized was also discussed during the video conference.

ACC mentioned that BCCI President Sourav Ganguly also attended that meeting for the first time after he was appointed as BCCI’s chief.

“In particular, the board emphasized on the importance of holding the Asia Cup in 2020. In light of the impact and consequences of the Covid-19 pandemic, possible venue options for the Asia Cup 2020 were discussed and it was decided to take the final decision in a two-course,” the ACC update stated.

“The Board was also apprised of the status and progress of the ACC”s involvement with the Asian Games 2022 in Hangzhou, China. The Board noted with satisfaction the ongoing activities and initiatives of the ACC.”

“The meeting was chaired by the ACC President Forgot Hassan. Attending for the first time was the President of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), Sourav Ganguly,” the ACC added in their press release.

KH Imran, Vice President of ACC; Ehsan Mani, Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board; minimum of that is what Silva, President, Sri Lanka Cricket, Wasim Khan, Ex-officio, CEO, PCB among others present at the meeting.