The Asia Cup to be held in Sri Lanka instead of Pakistan was canceled on Wednesday due to rising cases of corona epidemic. The last time the Asia Cup in 2018 was to be held in June, but Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley DeSilva announced that it was difficult for them to organize the tournament.
- The tournament will not be held in view of the current situation: Ashley D’Silva
- The last time the Asia Cup tournament was held in UAE in 2018
The corona epidemic has gripped the entire world and its impact is on every sphere of life. The world of sports has also become desolate during the Corona era. In India, the IPL has had to be canceled midway, after which now the proposed Asia Cup in Sri Lanka has also been canceled.
The Asia Cup to be held in Sri Lanka instead of Pakistan was canceled on Wednesday due to rising cases of corona epidemic. Sri Lankan Cricket CEO Ashley DeSilva has announced that it is difficult for him to organize the tournament.
DeSilva said, “In view of the current situation, this tournament will not be held in June.” Let it be said that the tournament was to be held in Pakistan, but due to political tension between India and Pakistan, it was not possible for the Indian team to go, so it was in Sri Lanka It was decided to get it done. But due to Corona, there is disappointing news for the fans of cricket and especially for the cricket fans who see India playing in the field.
Now this tournament will be possible only after the 2023 ODI World Cup. However, the Asian Cricket Council, headed by BCCI secretary Jay Shah, is yet to make a formal announcement. The last time the Asia Cup tournament took place in 2018 was in UAE.