It’s not simply the Indian Premier League (IPL) and the T20 World Cup that is hanging by a slim string due to the coronavirus pandemic. There is another competition, the Asia Cup, that is doing combating uncertainty as well.
The occasion, set to be played in T20 format this time, is scheduled for September end. Since Pakistan should host it this time, and India can’t go there, there is a theory that UAE could organize the Asia Cup, much the same as it did in 2018.
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) met through a video conference on Monday to talk about the destiny of the Asia Cup. Be that as it may, no decision was taken in the meeting, with the board individuals prone to hold further meetings in the not so distant future to talk about the issue.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was spoken to in the meeting by its leader Sourav Ganguly and secretary Jay Shah. The meeting was led by Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) boss, Nazmul Hasan Papon. The individuals examined whether the competition could proceed, in a perfect world at a nonpartisan setting in UAE according to the timetable in September.
“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 due course,” the ACC said in a release.
The ACC Board was additionally informed of the status and progress of the ACC’s inclusion with the Asian Games 2022 in Hangzhou, China. The Board noted with fulfillment the continuous exercises and activities of the ACC.
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