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Asia Cup 2022: Sourav Ganguly confirms shifting Asia Cup Cricket out of Sri Lanka, to be played in UAE to avoid ‘RAIN’

Asia Cup 2022: Sourav Ganguly confirms shifting Asia Cup Cricket out of Sri Lanka, to be played in UAE to avoid ‘RAIN’

Asia Cup 2022: Sourav Ganguly confirms shifting Asia Cup Cricket out of Sri Lanka, to be played in UAE to avoid ‘RAIN’
Asia Cup 2022:  The Asia Cup, which was scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka, has been shifted to the UAE, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said here on Thursday. “Asia Cup will be in UAE, as it is the only place where there won’t be rains,” Ganguly told reporters after the Board’s Apex Council meeting […]

Asia Cup 2022:  The Asia Cup, which was scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka, has been shifted to the UAE, BCCI president Sourav Ganguly said here on Thursday. “Asia Cup will be in UAE, as it is the only place where there won’t be rains,” Ganguly told reporters after the Board’s Apex Council meeting here. Follow InsideSport.IN for Asia Cup 2022 Live Updates.

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Asia Cup 2022: Sourav Ganguly confirms shifting Asia Cup Cricket out of Sri Lanka, to be played in UAE to avoid 'RAIN'
Asia Cup 2022: Sourav Ganguly confirms shifting Asia Cup Cricket out of Sri Lanka, to be played in UAE to avoid ‘RAIN’

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday had informed the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) that the board will not be in a position to host the upcoming edition of the Asia Cup T20 because of the economic and political crisis in the country.

The development comes after the SLC recently postponed the third edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) due to the ongoing crisis. Asia Cup is slated to be held from August 27 to September 11 and will be played in the T20 format.

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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday informed the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) that the board will not be in a position to host the upcoming edition of the Asia Cup T20 because of the economic and political crisis in the country. The development comes after the SLC recently postponed the third edition of the Lanka Premier League (LPL) due to the ongoing crisis. 

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Asia Cup 2022: Not in a position to host Asia Cup T20, Sri Lanka Cricket tells Asian Cricket Council

“Sri Lankan cricket has conveyed that due to the existing political and economic situation in their country specially where foreign exchange is concerned it is not an ideal situation for them to host such a mega-event of six teams in the island,” an ACC source said. 

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The official stated that the SLC officials conveyed that they would like to host the country in the UAE or some other country. The official also added that the ACC is likely to make an announcement in the next few days, given the Asia Cup is slated to be held in August and September this year before the T20 World Cup in Australia. 

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Asia Cup 2022: Not in a position to host Asia Cup T20, Sri Lanka Cricket tells Asian Cricket Council

“UAE is not the final replacement venue, it could be some other country, even India as the ACC, Sri Lanka cricket will first have to talk with Emirates Cricket Board officials to get final approval for the event,” the official said. 

Asia Cup 2022: Sourav Ganguly confirms shifting Asia Cup Cricket out of Sri Lanka, to be played in UAE to avoid ‘RAIN’

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