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2021 Asia Cup postponed to 2023 as a result of packed schedule

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The 2021 version of the Asia Cup will now be held in 2023 as a result of a scarcity of window in a rejigged cricket calendar that’s consistently topic to alter amid an evolving COVID-19 scenario.
This 12 months’s continental event was moved from Pakistan to Sri Lanka however rising instances within the island nation had led to its cancellation.
With all the large 4 Asian sides having packed schedules till the top of the 12 months, discovering a window for the event this 12 months would have been extraordinarily tough.
The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) issued an announcement on this regard.
“The Board has accordingly thought of the matter very rigorously and decided that the one method forward could be to postpone the occasion.
“It would therefore only be feasible for this edition of the tournament to be held in 2023 as there is already an Asia Cup in 2022. Dates for the same will be confirmed in due course,” the ACC stated within the assertion.
This 12 months’s event would have been a T20 affair previous to the T20 World Cup in India later in October-November.
There has been no Asia Cup since 2018, with the event deliberate for 2020 additionally getting postponed due to the pandemic. India have received the final two editions of the event.
“The ACC Executive Board, in face of the dangers and restrictions posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, had made the tough resolution to postpone the Asia Cup 2020 to 2021. Since then, the ACC has been working with its individuals and stakeholders to try to be certain that the occasion is held within the 12 months.
“However, on account of a packed FTP, it has been concluded that there is no practical window in the year when all the teams would be available to participate,” the ACC stated in its assertion.
The event is often held each two years.