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Asia Cup 2023 will be played in Pakistan, says PCB chief Ramiz Raja

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has decided to allot the hosting rights of Asia Cup 2023 to Pakistan. Jay Shah, President of the Asian Cricket Council chaired the meeting, and it has been decided that the tournament to be played in the ODI format, will follow a T20 Asia Cup in Sri Lanka in 2022.
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newscricketa year ago

2021 Asia Cup officially postponed to 2023 owing to packed schedule

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC), in a press release on Sunday, officially confirmed the postponement of this year's Asia Cup, on account of a jam-packed schedule and now this edition of the tourney has been pushed to 2023. Notably, the 2020 edition was earlier postponed to 2021 due to COVID-19.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | Asia Cup might not take place this year after reservations from PCB 

A top source close to the PCB has revealed that the chairman of the Pakistan board Ehsan Mani has made it clear to the franchise owners of the PSL that the Asia Cup will not clash with the tournament. There are now chances that the Asia Cup will be shifted to 2023 and played later.
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newscricketa year ago

Reports | India to send second-string squad for Asia Cup if tournament goes ahead

If the Asia Cup goes ahead in June end, as proposed in the recent ACC meeting, India will reportedly send a second-string side for the event with major players being in England for the next series. India have a packed calendar following the IPL 2021 with South Africa and New Zealand visiting.
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newscricketa year ago

Asia cup might get postponed if India reach WTC final, concedes Ehsan Mani

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani conceded that the chances of Asia Cup happening in 2021 might be slim and claimed that the tournament might get postponed if India reach the World Test Championship Final. As things stand, dates of the Asia Cup are set to clash with the WTC Final.
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newscricketa year ago

BCCI wants Asia Cup scrapped for 2021 as home calendar takes priority

The BCCI is most likely to frustrate Pakistan once again as they might decide against partaking in the Asia Cup in 2021 to accommodate their own calendar. However, if the tournament doesn’t see an India-Pakistan game, it will spell a lot of financial trouble for the host broadcaster Star Sports.
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newscricket2 years ago

Asia Cup postponed to 2021; Sri Lanka handed hosting rights over Pakistan

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC), in an official release, have confirmed that the 2020 edition of the Asia Cup has been postponed to 2021, with the hosting rights of the 2021 edition going to Sri Lanka. The council did, however, confirm that Pakistan will host the 2022 edition of the tournament.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | BCCI won’t truncate the 2020 IPL to accommodate Asia Cup

Earlier this week, it was reported that Sri Lanka have been handed over the hosting rights for the Asia Cup from Pakistan but BCCI are confident that they won’t truncate IPL to accommodate the Asian event. The Board also revealed that no decision on Asia Cup was taken at the ACC meeting.
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newscricket2 years ago

ACC has confirmed Sri Lanka as new host for 2020 Asia Cup, reveals Shammi Silva

Sri Lanka Cricket Chief Shammi Silva has stated that Sri Lanka will host the 2020 edition of the Asia Cup instead of Pakistan and ACC are in agreement with the idea. The ACC board meeting was chaired by Nazmul Hasan and Sourav Ganguly and Jay Shah attended the meeting from India.
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newscricket2 years ago

Reports | After India's pull-out reports, PCB agrees to host Asia Cup in UAE

After India threatened to pull out of the Asia Cup if PCB goes ahead and hosts it in Pakistan, the PCB seems to have agreed to host the Asian showpiece event in the UAE. A BCCI official has stated that the tournament will tentatively be played in September, just ahead of the World T20 in Australia.
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