Asia Cup 2023: Super Four, final matches to stay in Colombo | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) has decided to retain the Asia Cup Tremendous 4 and ultimate matches in Colombo, Sri Lanka, because the climate situations within the capital metropolis have improved.
There have been speculations in latest days that these matches may be moved to Hambantota as a consequence of heavy rains in Colombo.
The choice was reached after discussions between the ACC, Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the Pakistan Cricket Board(PCB), and the official broadcaster.The broadcaster cited difficulties in relocating their tools and workers to Hambantota on such brief discover as a major issue within the determination.Apparently, it was SLC that originally advised Hambantota as a substitute venue for the 5 Asia Cup Tremendous 4 matches and the ultimate, as the town had been experiencing a drought within the previous weeks, making it a extra possible possibility for internet hosting the matches.
The Sri Lanka-leg of Tremendous 4 can be began with a sport between India and Pakistan on September 10 on the R Premadasa Stadium.
This would be the second time India will tackle Pakistan within the Asia Cup.


The league match between the 2 sides was rained off after India made 266 all out, courtesy fifties from Ishan Kishan and Hardik Pandya.
The ACC additionally briefly dabbled with the thought of shifting the matches to Pallekele and Dambulla solely to desert it later.
Whereas Pallekele too has been experiencing heavy rains, the Rangiri Worldwide Stadium in Dambulla is below upkeep to put in new floodlights and some different services.
Each of India’s group matches had been affected by rain.
The a lot anticipated India-Pakistan conflict on the Pallekele stadium in Kandy was known as off after one innings as a consequence of heavy downpour on Saturday, whereas India’s match in opposition to Nepal on Monday was additionally truncated as a consequence of rain.
(With PTI inputs)

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