The Asia Cup postponed to June 2021, the match‘s governing physique confirmed on Thursday, ending weeks of hypothesis. The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is taking a look at a window in June 2021 to host the match.
The T20 match was to be performed in Sri Lanka in September after the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) offered to swap internet hosting rights within the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic. It was to function the 4 subcontinent sides together with Afghanistan and an Asian qualifier.
“Journey restrictions, country-specific quarantine necessities, elementary well-being dangers and social distancing mandates have posed as substantial challenges to holding the Asia Cup,” learn an announcement from the ACC. “Above all, the dangers associated with well-being and security of taking part gamers, assist employees and industrial companions, followers and the cricketing neighbourhood have been deemed to be vital.”
On Wednesday, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had unofficially confirmed the match‘s cancellation throughout an Instagram Stay with the Indian information channel Aaj Tak.
As per the unique ICC calendar, the Asia Cup T20 was to be a precursor to the boys T20 World Cup that was to be staged in Australia in October-November. However, the ICC continues to stay tight-lipped about the opportunity of staging the occasion this 12 months. An announcement is anticipated quickly.
With Sri Lanka set to host the Asia Cup in 2021, Pakistan has been awarded the internet hosting rights in 2022. The earlier version was hosted by the BCCI in the UAE in September 2018, with India rising winners.