New Delhi; Circle Organization: Where will the Asian Cup 2023 be played, there is constant confusion about it. The Pakistan Cricket Board has received the hosting rights of the One Day Tournament from the Asian Cricket Council, but the BCCI has refused to send the Pakistan Federation. (Jay Shah)
In such a situation, BCCI Secretary and Asian Cricket Council President Jai Shah told PTI that no decision has been taken regarding the venue of the Asian Cup tournament. We are currently busy with IPL, but high ranking officials of Sri Lanka Cricket, Bangladesh Cricket Board and Afghanistan Cricket Board are coming to watch the final match of IPL. We will discuss and take a final decision at the appropriate time, Jay Shah told PTI. (Jay Shah)
India’s Asian Cup is hosted by Pakistan; But the Indian Cricket Association will not go to Shejar’s country without the permission of the Central Government, PCB Chairman Najam Sethi proposed a ‘hybrid model’ where four games would be organized in their country.
It is learned from Asian Cricket Council sources that Sethi’s proposed hybrid model in which Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan would play four primary fronts in Pakistan and India would play all of them in neutral venues.
According to the information received, ACC chief Jay Shah will hold a meeting of the executive board, where a final announcement will be made in this regard. There is no problem for PCBA to play against India at a neutral venue. The Asia Cup will be held from September 1 to 17.