There is a big news regarding the Asia Cup in Pakistan, India has once again started plotting to hold all the events at a neutral venue.
According to Indian media The Indian Cricket Board is busy planning to shift the Asia Cup entirely to a neutral venue outside Pakistan, an unofficial meeting of Asia Cup officials on the eve of the IPL 2023 final to be played in Ahmedabad on Sunday said. Will be.
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has said that the respective presidents of Bangladesh, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka Cricket Boards will attend the final of IPL 2023 to be held on May 28 at the Narendra Modi Stadium. We will hold discussions with them to outline the future course of action for the Asia Cup.
It should be noted that the Pakistani media had reported that the BCCI had agreed to a hybrid model of matches.
The model proposed by Pakistan Cricket Board chief Najam Sethi outlines the first four non-Indian matches of the league stage, including Pakistan’s home tie against Nepal, before the tournament moves to a neutral venue in Lahore. I will be played. However, now the BCCI officials have denied these reports.
It is learned that the Indian board prefers to hold the entire tournament in Sri Lanka. Apart from batting for the hybrid model, Pakistan wants to make the UAE a neutral destination for better gate receipts despite the hot weather.
The PCB has also linked the Asia Cup controversy with participation in the October-November ODI World Cup in India. The schedule for the marquee event is yet to be released, with the event four months away.