Pakistan to have 2020 Asia Cup

DHAKA: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has granted the facilitating rights for the 2020 Asia Cup to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB). Be that as it may, the last scene for the competition stays hazy about whether it will be played in Pakistan or the UAE.

The choice was made in the Bangladesh capital on Thursday.

“The following Asia Cup will be facilitated by Pakistan, and the facilitating right has a place with them. Where they will have the competition, it’s dependent upon them,” ACC president Nazmul Hassan Papon was cited as saying by The Dhaka Tribune.The competition is planned to be played in September 2020, and will be played in the T20 design. It is set to go before the 2020 ICC T20 World Cup.

The UAE has filled in as Pakistan’s received home for their respective arrangement since 2010 after worldwide cricket ceased in the nation following the March 2009 psychological militant assault on Sri Lankan group transport in Lahore.

Besides, Pakistan facilitated aggregate ‘B’ matches of the 2018 ACC Emerging Teams Asia Cup.

The 50-overs-a-side 2018 Asia Cup was planned to be played in India, yet was moved to the UAE with India triumphing over Bangladesh in the last by three wickets.

Ehsan Mani, PCB director and ACC boss advancement officer, said on Thursday: “We have a long program to create Asian cricket. We need to begin from u-16 and u-19 to the Asia Cup.

“It’s not about cricket just but rather additionally about building up our umpires, coordinate officials. Our primary center is to fortify cricket of Asia which is the most grounded zone for [world] cricket. Afghanistan contributed a great deal for cricket and subsequently they turned into the full part country of the International Cricket Council (ICC). We’re hunting down more countries. Oman, Hong Kong and Saudi Arabia are doing admirably. They can convey themselves to the following dimension. We’re endeavoring to create cricket of these nations,” Mani, the previous ACC president, included.

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ACC VP K.H. Imran, Mani, BCCI secretary Amitabh Choudhary, BCB CEO Nizam Uddin Chowdhury, SLC president Kamal Path­masiri and Afghanistan Cricket Board president Azziullah Fazale went to the ACC executive gathering.

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