The Pakistan Cricket Board has officially confirmed the postponement of the Asia Cup until next year. Now it will held in 2022 as of announcement. Asia Cup Postponed For Second Year In A Row. Last year also it not played due to corona virus.
Asia Cup Postponed For Second Year In A Row
A statement issued by the PCB said that during the meeting, Chairman Ehsan Mani called on the International Cricket Council (ICC) as well as this year’s ICC T20 World Cup and ACC Asia. Discussed the World Cup. Which has now postponed to 2022.
However, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC), which is hosting the Asia Cup, has not yet confirmed the postponement. Hope in coming days they will announced about this. Asian Cricket Council is mainly responsible to clear all black & white.
The Asian Cricket Council postponed the Asia Cup in July last year due to the corona virus. So in 2021, the event announced. He said that holding the tournament in a responsible manner is the top priority of the Asian Cricket Council. The board hopes to hold it in 2021 and is working to hold the event in June 2021.
Remember that Pakistan was to host the Asia Cup in the year 2020. But Pakistan had exchanged hosts with Sri Lanka.
Who Win Last Asia Cup Events
A total of 14 editions of the Asia Cup have held so far and India have won the most number of times 7 times. Almost half of editions made their name.
Sri Lanka is a five-time champion and he is the 2nd in the winner list. While Pakistan has won the Asia Cup twice, in 2000 and 2012. Pakistan,s history of Asia Cup title winning at third.
The reason for the T20 World Cup being scheduled in 2020 was to hold the Asia Cup under the T20 format, which could not be done due to Corona. Hopping to complete it in 2022.
It may be recalled that the Asia Cup has been being played under ODI and T20 formats for some time now. Which year the T20 World Cup scheduled. This year the event played under the T20 format. But then the second edition is held in 50 over format.