Asian Cup 2023 | Asia Cup venue to be decided after IPL 2023 final: Jay Shah

New Delhi: BCCI secretary Jay Shah said on Thursday that the venue of the Asia Cup 2023 will be decided in a meeting held on the sidelines of the IPL final. Top functionaries of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) will participate. Jay Shah told PTI, “The venue of the Asia Cup has not yet been decided. We were busy with IPL right now but top functionaries of Sri Lanka Cricket, Bangladesh and Afghanistan Cricket Board are coming to watch IPL final. We will discuss it and take a decision at an appropriate time.” Also read Pakistan is the host of Asia Cup this year but the Indian cricket team cannot travel to the neighboring country without the permission of the central government and in such a situation, Najam Sethi from Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has proposed a ‘hybrid model’ So that four matches can be organized in their country. According to ACC sources, according to Sethi’s formula, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan will have four league stage matches in Pakistan while India will play their matches at neutral venues. The match between India and Pakistan can be played in Sri Lanka although PCB wants to get this match done in Dubai. ACC sources told PTI on the condition of anonymity, “ACC chief Jay Shah will call a meeting of the executive board where a final announcement will be made in this regard.” The PCB has no problem in playing India at a neutral venue, although it wants the match to be held in Dubai. The Asia Cup is to be held from September 1 to 17 this year. (agency)

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