The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday reported the delay of Asia Cup 2020 — cricket’s second-greatest adventure of the schedule year.
The Executive Board of the ACC refered to the novel coronavirus pandemic as the purpose for the competition’s delay.
“The Board was excited about sorting out the competition according to the first timetable. Nonetheless, travel limitations, nation explicit isolate prerequisites, essential wellbeing dangers and social removing orders have acted like significant difficulties to the holding of the Asia Cup,” the ACC said in an official statement.
“Most importantly, the dangers identified with wellbeing and security of partaking players, bolster staff, business accomplices, fans and the cricketing network were regarded to be noteworthy.”
“As needs be, the Board, after cautious thought of all the above variables, has verified that the Asia Cup 2020 be delayed.”
The ACC explanation comes only hours after the PCB denied BCCI President Saurav Ganguly’s case that the Asia Cup had been delayed.
“The ACC and the Board is confident that the competition will be held in 2021. The ACC is presently moving in the direction of making sure about June 2021 as an appropriate window for the equivalent,” the official statement included.
It additionally affirmed that the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had traded the 2020 Asia Cup facilitating directly with Sri Lanka Cricket.
It implies that the Asia Cup one year from now will be arranged in Sri Lanka, while the facilitating privileges of the 2022 version of the competition are presently PCB’s.
It is appropriate to make reference to here that the PCB had supposedly traded the rights because of Indian board’s refusal to venture out to Pakistan.