The Asia Cup 2020 tournament, originally scheduled for September, has been postponed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) said on Thursday.
Coronavirus Outbreak: ACC meeting on finalising Asia Cup 2020 venue postponed as COVID-19 casts cloud over event
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced Asian Cricket Council (ACC) to postpone its meeting to finalise the possible multiple venues of Asia Cup T20 which is supposed to be hosted by the Pakistan Cricket Board.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly to not attend upcoming ACC meeting due to coronavirus threat, says report
Ganguly on last Friday said that the next Asia Cup will be held in Dubai, paving the way for both India and Pakistan to participate in the continental tournament
Next Asia Cup to be played in United Arab Emirates, India and Pakistan to participate, says BCCI president Sourav Ganguly
Pakistan was the designated hosts for the tournament scheduled for September, but with the BCCI making it clear that the Indian team would not be able to travel to the neighbouring country owing to security concerns, the event has been moved to Dubai
PCB rubbishes talk of Pakistan cricketers being ignored by BCB for 'Asia XI vs World XI' T20 games in Bangladesh
The official said that the ACC and BCB had informed them that shifting the dates was not possible due to broadcasting commitments and the international calendar
Pakistan awarded rights to host 2020 Asia Cup; event likely to be held in neutral venue due to security concerns at home
The next edition of the Asia Cup could also be UAE-bound with Pakistan given the hosting rights of the tournament in 2020.
PCB hopes presence of BCB president and FICA chief executive will help convince sub-continent teams to play in Pakistan
Eight matches of the Pakistan Super league (PSL) are being held in Karachi for the first time since its launch in 2016.
Bangladesh Cricket Board head Nazmul Hassan appointed Asian Cricket Council's president at governing body's AGM
Although the BCCI skipped the meeting, the head of the Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB), Nazmul Hassan took over as president of the ACC from Ehsan Mani till 2020.
Sanath Jayasuriya not accused of match fixing, charged by ICC for non cooperation with investigations and destroying evidence
Sanath Jayasuriya has not been provisionally suspended or charged for match fixing or spot fixing. His offense relates to non cooperation with investigations and withholding, concealing or destroying evidence.
Asia Cup 2018: ACC's farcical scheduling of tournament to milk India-Pakistan clash unfair to other teams
The India-Pakistan clash is a goose that lays golden eggs. The administrators should be watchful not kill the goose in a bid to get the maximum out of it.
Hong Kong are scheduled to play Pakistan on 16 September followed by their match against India on 18 September.
Asia Cup will now be held from 13-28 September in Dubai and Abu Dhabi after all the member nations of ACC agreed unanimously for the change during a meeting at its Kuala Lumpur headquarters.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), on the occasion of the 70th independence of the island nation, paid a glowing tribute to former BCCI President Jagmohan Dalmiya by releasing a book, titled A Tribute to Jagu.
An official in the PCB said that since India was not willing to send its team to Pakistan, the Asia Emerging Nations Cup could be shifted to either Sri Lanka or Bangladesh.
The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has questioned the BCCI's proposed FTP structure for the 2019-2023 cycle, which does not feature Indo-Pak bilateral series.
The Afghans rode on an unbeaten 107 from Ikram Ali to post a competitive 248 for seven after being asked to bat. In response, Pakistan was bundled for just 63 in 22.1 overs.
Pakistan to host ACC Emerging Nations Cup in April 2018, PCB chairman Najam Sethi wants India to send team
Sethi said the decision to have the Emerging Cup in Pakistan was taken during the meeting of the ACC held in Lahore on Sunday.
The BCCI will seek the government's clearance to conduct the 2018 Asia Cup, involving Pakistan, in India despite losing the hosting rights of the under-19 continental event due to Pakistan Cricket Board's objections.
Najam Sethi made the promise after being elected chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) for a three-year term.
Pakistani cricket authorities Tuesday called for an upcoming tournament in India to be moved to a neutral venue, citing security fears in the South Asian country.