The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has pressured Asian Cricket Council to postpone its assembly. © AFP
The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic has pressured Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to postpone its assembly to finalise the doable a number of venues of Asia Cup T20 which is meant to be hosted by the Pakistan Cricket Board. With no likelihood of India travelling to Pakistan within the prevailing political local weather, it was all however sure that event shall be once more held within the UAE.
Nevertheless, resulting from COVID-19, ACC needed to earlier cancel their scheduled assembly earlier this month and so they hoped that discussions will proceed within the sidelines of the ICC assembly which can now happen through video hyperlink.
The ACC assembly has gained significance after BCCI president Sourav Ganguly made it clear that India wouldn’t journey to Pakistan for the Asia Cup in September however can be keen to play in opposition to them at some other venue.
Ganguly additionally made it clear that the BCCI had no objection to Pakistan remaining hosts of the Asia Cup at any impartial venue.
Pakistan was additionally contemplating the choice of requesting the ACC govt board to permit it to host some matches of the Asia Cup T20 in opposition to different groups like Sri Lanka, Bangladesh or Afghanistan at residence even whether it is determined to carry the event at a impartial venue.
“PCB’s stance is that with international cricket slowly returning to Pakistan could benefit from hosting few games of the Asia Cup at home,” the supply mentioned.