Sri Lanka has decided to host the Asia Cup in view of the corona virus. While Pakistan will host the event next year instead of this year. Asia Cup 2020 hosting decision has been finalized.
Asia Cup 2020 hosting decision has made
According to details, due to the improved situation of corona virus in Sri Lanka. It has been decided to host the Asia Cup 2020 in Sri Lanka. Sources said that Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) had offered to host the tournament in Sri Lanka this year at the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting. The Sri Lankan Board also agreed to hosting the event.
According to sources, the final decision will take after getting permission from the Sri Lankan government. It was decided in both the boards that Pakistan would host the Asia Cup next year instead of this year.
The PCB had made a conditional offer to Sri Lanka to host the Asia Cup 2020. The PCB had made the offer at the Asian Cricket Council meeting. Due to corona virus outbreak it is not possible to hold a tournament in Pakistan. UAE condition also is same where could not play the tournament.
The PCB said Sri Lanka had the lowest number of reported cases in the region. And cricket activities have also resumed under SOPs. In the current situation, Sri Lanka is the most suitable place for playing Asia Cup.
Due to the improved corona virus situation in Sri Lanka, it has been decided to host the Asia Cup 2020 in Sri Lanka. The final decision will be after receiving permission from the Sri Lankan government.
Sri Lanka have lowest number of corona virus cases from the Asia Cup participant. Sports activities already have started with SOPs so it’s good we hold it. Sri Lankan Cricket Board also agree to mange Asia Cup in 2020.