New Delhi: There are bad conditions in India due to the second wave of Coronavirus. Some of the same atmosphere is now gradually in the neighboring country of Sri Lanka too. The Asia Cup has been canceled due to the rising corona virus in Sri Lanka.
The last time the Asia Cup was held in 2018. At the same time, Asia Cup is not likely to happen this year. In such a situation, the Asia Cup is planned to be held for two consecutive years in 2022 and 2023.
Asia Cup may be held in Pakistan!
According to the news of Cricinfo, Pakistan can host the tournament in 2022 and Sri Lanka in 2023. Earlier, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) President Ehsan Mani had made it clear that if India manages to qualify for the final of the World Test Championship, then the Asia Cup in June this year is likely to be postponed. They said that the dates are colliding among themselves. We feel that the tournament will not progress further and we may have to extend the tournament till 2023.
Let us tell you that Asia Cup has not been held after 2018. In 2020, the tournament had to be postponed due to the corona epidemic.
Earlier, there has been talk of organizing the Asia Cup in Pakistan but the BCCI has always refused to play in Pakistan. In such a situation, if the tournament is held in Pakistan next year, will Team India go to Pakistan, it would be wrong to say anything about this.
Team India did not go to Pakistan for 13 years
Team India has not been to Pakistan since 2008. Due to the dispute between the two countries, a bilateral series is also not being held. Only 57 matches have been played between Team India and Pakistan. Due to the deteriorating relationship between India and Pakistan, they are less than the bilateral series. Teams clash in matches in the Asia Cup or ICC tournament itself.