Asia Cup which was to be hosted by Pakistan Cricket Board will now be held in UAE instead of Pakistan. According to the information, Pakistan has agreed to hold the Asia Cup at someplace. The Board of Control for Cricket in India had made it clear that the Indian cricket team would not go to Pakistan to play the Asia Cup.
The Pakistan Cricket Board is once again seen bowing to the BCCI. After the Indian team turned down the offer of going to Pakistan to play the Asia Cup, the venue of the tournament will now be changed. According to the information, Pakistan will host the Asia Cup but it will be done in UAE instead of Pakistan.
A Pakistani journalist has informed that the Pakistan Cricket Board has now agreed to hold the Asia Cup in UAE. Although this has not been confirmed, but according to the report, the Asia Cup will be held in September.
India has won the Asia Cup title 7 times at most. Sri Lanka have won the tournament 5 times while Pakistan has won the tournament only twice. In the last Asia Cup, Pakistan’s team could not make it to the final. Bangladesh team defeated Pakistan and made it to the finals of the tournament. The Indian team won the title after winning a stunning victory against Bangladesh. Sri Lanka and Hong Kong teams also participated in the tournament.
Asia Cup will be held in T20 format
The format of the Asia Cup is decided by keeping the future ICC International tournament in mind. The ICC T20 World Cup is to be held in Australia in October this year, keeping this in mind, this time it will be played in T20 format. The tournament is planned to be held in September.