The Asia Cup 2020 could possibly be hosted by Sri Lanka, as an alternative of Pakistan, if the match truly manages to happen. The PCB has supplied the Lankan board to host the match wanting on the Covid-19 scenario in Pakistan, based on report in ESPNCricinfo.
The transfer is but to be authorised by ACC’s government council, however the nod would possibly come by the top of the month.
One more reason behind the transfer could possibly be relations between India and Pakistan, the place the previous won’t need to go to journey to the neighboring nation.
The officers current on the ACC assembly have been Okay H Imran, Vice President ACC; Ehsan Mani, Chairman, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB); Shammi Silva, President, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC); Wasim Khan, Ex-officio, CEO, PCB.
Earlier PCB had stated that they are going to object to any change within the schedule of Asia Cup to accommodate the currently-suspended Indian Premier League (IPL).
“Our stance is totally clear, the Asia Cup is about for September and the one purpose it mustn’t happen is sustained well being questions of safety. We won’t settle for that the Asia Cup is moved to accommodate the IPL,” Khan stated on GTV Information Channel.
“I’ve heard that there’s discuss to maneuver the Asia Cup to November-December however for us that isn’t doable. Should you transfer the Asia Cup you’re making approach for one member nation and that isn’t proper and it’ll not have our assist,” he added.