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Final call on Asia Cup venue to be taken after IPL final: BCCI secretary Jay Shah | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: A last choice on the internet hosting of the Asia Cup will probably be taken on the sidelines of the IPL last, which will probably be attended by a number of high Asian Cricket Council (ACC) dignitaries, BCCI secretary Jay Shah stated on Thursday.
“As of now the choice as regards to internet hosting of Asia Cup hasn’t but been finalised. We’re busy with IPL however the high dignitaries of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), Bangladesh and Afghanistan Cricket Board are coming to look at the IPL last. We could have a dialogue and take a last choice in the end,” Jay Shah instructed PTI.
The hosts for this yr’s Asia Cup is Pakistan however with the Indian cricket workforce not travelling to the neighbouring nation with out the federal government’s permission, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Najam Sethi had proposed a ‘hybrid mannequin’ the place 4 video games are alleged 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 enjoying all their video games at impartial venues, appears to be like like a possible resolution though ACC had made no formal statements.
The 2 India-Pakistan video games will even be held in Sri Lanka though the PCB needs them in Dubai.

“ACC head Jay Shah will summon an govt physique assembly the place a proper announcement will happen. The PCB does not thoughts enjoying India at a impartial venue. Whereas they would like Dubai as a result of it might result in extra gate receipts, it’s open to enjoying out of the country (learn Sri Lanka) offered the ACC matches the gate receipts quantity (USD 0.5 million) that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) obtained in 2022 from the Indo-Pak video games in Dubai,” an ACC supply aware of growth instructed PTI on situations of anonymity.

Whereas PCB maintains that enjoying 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 probably 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.

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