New Delhi: A remaining determination on the nation – or international locations – internet hosting the Asia Cup will likely be taken on the sidelines of the IPL 2023 remaining, which will likely be attended by a number of prime Asian Cricket Council (ACC) dignitaries, BCCI secretary Jay Shah mentioned on Thursday. Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have proposed a ‘hybrid mannequin’ for internet hosting the Asia Cup 2023 with India’s matches set to happen in Dubai or Srilanka whereas the remainder of the match will happen in Pakistan.
“As of now, the choice almost about internet hosting of Asia Cup hasn’t but been finalised. We’re busy with IPL however the prime dignitaries of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), Bangladesh and Afghanistan Cricket Board are coming to look at the IPL remaining. We may have a dialogue and take a remaining determination in the end,” Jay Shah advised PTI.
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah confirms Sri Lanka, Bangladesh & Afghanistan Cricket boards’ president will attend remaining of this IPL 2023 at Ahmedabad and discussions with them for destiny of Asia Cup 2023. pic.twitter.com/B1NJxPeM9i
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The hosts for this yr’s Asia Cup is Pakistan however with the Indian cricket group not travelling to the neighbouring nation with out the Central authorities’s permission, PCB chairman Najam Sethi had proposed a ‘Hybrid Mannequin’ the place 4 video games are presupposed to be hosted of their nation.
It has been learnt from ACC sources that Sethi’s proposed ‘Hybrid mannequin’ that Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal and Afghanistan play 4 preliminary matches in Pakistan with India taking part in all their video games at impartial venues, appears like a possible answer though ACC had made no formal statements.
The 2 India-Pakistan video games may even be held in Sri Lanka though the PCB desires them in Dubai. “ACC head Jay Shah will summon an govt physique assembly the place a proper announcement will happen. The PCB doesn’t thoughts taking part in India at a impartial venue. Whereas they would like Dubai as a result of it will result in extra gate receipts, it’s open to taking part in overseas (learn Sri Lanka) supplied the ACC matches the gate receipts quantity (USD 0.5 million) that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) acquired in 2022 from the Indo-Pak video games in Dubai,” an ACC supply aware of growth advised PTI on situations of anonymity.
Whereas PCB maintains that taking part in the World Cup in India is topic to authorities clearance and is a matter to be handled in isolation from Asia Cup internet hosting rights, it’s a foregone conclusion that neither BCCI, nor ICC or the host broadcasters will likely be agreeable to an India-Pakistan World Cup match going down in Bangladesh. The window for the Asia Cup this yr is between September 1-17.