Asian Cricket Council reported that Asia Cup would play in Sri Lanka in September 2020. Asia Cup 2020 was postponed to 2021 due to coronavirus attacks all over the globe. The news was roaming that Asia Cup would be played in Pakistan. BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said in his previous press conference that the Indian team would not participate in Asia Cup 2020 if Pakistan hosts it.
These types of statements are due to the stormy relationship between both countries due to politics. Approximately nine years passed; both teams had not played a single series except ICC and ACC matches. In 2012 Pakistan toured India to play two t20I and three ODI matches.
If Asia Cup 2020 will play in Dubai, both teams will participate in it, said Ganguly. According to the media, a meeting was held on 3rd March to solve the problem of venue and PCB chairman Eshan Mani will also attend this meeting.
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After so many meetings, Asia Cup 2020 shifted to Sri Lanka & would play in 2021. Asia Cup 2021 was postponed to 2022 due to coronavirus 3rd wave & the venue was Sri Lanka. At the start of 2022, Sri Lanka economic crisis leads to the destruction of the country’s economy. The SL cricket board decided to leave the hosting rights of Asia Cup 2022. Asia Cup 2022 shifted to UAE & will starts on 27th August.
Asia Cup 2022 Information:
|Starts On||27th August|
|Ends On||11th September|
T20I Ranking in 2020:
Teams in Asia Cup 2022:
Six teams will play in Asia Cup 2022 & teams are divided into two groups.
- Hong Kong
- Sri Lanka