The Government Board of the Asain Cricket Council (ACC) on Sunday formally postponed the 2021 version of the Asia Cup to 2023, the dates of which might be confirmed by the committee later.
Owing to the coronavirus pandemic, the Asia Cup, beforehand slated to be held in 2020, was postponed to 2021. However with collaborating nations having a packed calendar yr forward, the board has did not discover a appropriate window for the match.
“The ACC Government Board, in face of the dangers and restrictions posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, had made the tough determination to postpone the Asia Cup 2020 to 2021. Since then, the ACC has been working with its members and stakeholders to try to be certain that the occasion is held within the yr,” learn the assertion.
“Nonetheless, on account of a packed FTP, it has been concluded that there isn’t a sensible window within the yr when all of the groups can be accessible to take part. The Board has accordingly thought of the matter very fastidiously and decided that the one means forward can be to postpone the occasion.”
“It will subsequently solely be possible for this version of the match to be held in 2023 as there’s already an Asia Cup in 2022. Dates for a similar might be confirmed in the end.”