Sri Lanka, to host the Asia Cup 2020 this year?

Recently, a conference meeting was set with The Executive Board of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to decide which country will host the Asia Cup 2020 this year. Previously, Pakistan had to host the Asia Cup 2020 tournament but now considering the situation Sri Lanka's name has come up.

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Recently, a conference meeting was set with The Executive Board of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to decide which country will host the Asia Cup 2020 this year. Previously, Pakistan had to host the Asia Cup 2020 tournament but now considering the situation Sri Lanka’s name has come up.

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In the conference meeting, BCCI said due to the current scenario it is impossible to hot Asia Cup 2020 in Pakistan and Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Chief Shammi Silva said that Pakistan Cricket Board agrees to the same and feels Sri Lanka should do it this year.

In the ACC online meeting, Sri Lanka got the green flag to host Asia Cup 2020 and Pakistan Cricket Board along with others agree to the same in the view of the current situation. The step has been taken to stop the spread of deadly coronavirus.

Pakistan will not be hosting Aisa Cup 2020
Pakistan will not be hosting Aisa Cup 2020 – Image source: Cricbuzz

Pakistan will not be hosting Asia Cup 2020 this year 

In the meeting, India was represented by Sourav Ganguly BCCI President and Secretary Jai Shah. As mentioned earlier, in the meeting Aisa Cup 2020 host was decided but the final decision was not taken.

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After the spread of coronavirus across the world, the safest locations were discussed but ACC said the final decision will be made in the coming time depending upon the situation. It should be noted that as per BCCI it will be difficult to host Asia Cup 2020 in September because of the virus, hopefully, the situation gets better by then.

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