India Tour of Sri Lanka: After Indian Govt, BCCI extends helping hand to Sri Lanka in crisis, likely to play 2-match T20 series

India Tour of Sri Lanka: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set to extend a helping hand to cash-strapped…

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India Tour of Sri Lanka: The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is set to extend a helping hand to cash-strapped Sri Lanka. Team India is set to play a two-match T20 series against Sri Lanka before the Asia Cup in August. However, a final decision is yet to be reached. Follow IND vs SL Live Updates on InsideSport.IN.

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India Tour of Sri Lanka: After Indian Govt, BCCI extends helping hand to Sri Lanka in crisis, likely to play 2-match T20 series

Sri Lanka is currently undergoing an economic crisis with its foreign currency reserve hitting below $1 million. With civil unrest and severe shortages of fuel and essentials, Sri Lanka Cricket is set to lose the hosting rights of Asia Cup Cricket 2022.

To help a cash-strapped Sri Lanka cricket, the BCCI is likely to go ahead with a short tour, helping the friendly board financially. However, a decision will only be taken after clarity on Asia Cup which is slated to be played at the

“We are currently in discussion for a short tour of T20s but nothing has been finalised yet. Once we have a clarity on the Asia Cup situation, we will be taking a call,” a senior BCCI official told InsideSport.

India Tour of Sri Lanka: After Indian Govt, BCCI extends helping hand to Sri Lanka in crisis, likely to play 2-match T20 series

Meanwhile, as InsideSport reported earlier, Sri Lanka Cricket officials will meet ACC chief Jay Shah on the sidelines of IPL 2022 Final in Ahmedabad on Sunday. The most important topic of discussion will be the Asia Cup 2022. Sri Lanka are all set to lose hosting rights amid civil unrest and economic crisis in the island nation.

India Tour of Sri Lanka: After Indian Govt, BCCI extends helping hand to Sri Lanka in crisis, likely to play 2-match T20 series

India Tour of Sri Lanka: Why will India tour Sri Lanka again?

  • Sri Lanka are all set to lose the Asia Cup 2022 hosting rights.
  • Already in a difficult financial situation, Sri Lanka Cricket will lose further money if they are not able to host the Asia Cup.
  • But Sri Lanka is currently in turmoil. The country is facing an economic crisis.
  • With fuel, stock and food shortages, Sri Lanka is on the verge of collapse.
  • With daily power cuts and civil unrest, it is impossible for the country to host a multi-nation tournament.
  • As Sri Lanka Cricket has always been a friendly cricket board to BCCI, the Indian board will once again return the favour.
  • India will play two-match T20s before the Asia Cup to help SLC generate revenue.

The Government of India has already given out a loan of $3 million to help Sri Lanka in a forex-strapped situation. Apart from that, India has also sent 270,000 MT of fuel to help out the neighbouring country.

India Tour of Sri Lanka: After Indian Govt, BCCI extends helping hand to Sri Lanka in crisis, likely to play 2-match T20 series

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