BCCI push Asia Cup out of Pakistan, arch-rivals to play in Dubai later this 12 months – CricketTimes.com


BCCI President Sourav Ganguly introduced on Friday that the upcoming version of Asia Cup can be held in Dubai, later in September this 12 months.

Beforehand, the match was scheduled to be performed in Pakistan. Because of safety considerations, the BCCI determined to not ship their gamers to the neighbouring nation.

Nonetheless, Asian international locations like Sri Lanka and Bangladesh have not too long ago visited Pakistan for full-fledged excursions off late.

The final version of the Asia Cup was additionally performed within the UAE, the place India defeated Bangladesh within the finals. Dubai and Abu Dhabi hosted the matches within the match with all the large weapons of cricket within the continent.

“Asia Cup can be held in Dubai and each India and Pakistan will play,” BCCI Chief Ganguly instructed reporters based on PTI. The previous Indian captain will depart for Asian Cricket Council assembly, slated to be held on March 3.

The BCCI lynchpin additionally had few good phrases for the Indian group which is at the moment battling for the Ladies’s T20 World Cup in Australia.

India grew to become the primary group to qualify for the semi-finals of the match, after defeating New Zealand on Thursday. They nonetheless stay unbeaten within the match, topping the charts in Group A.

“They’re enjoying some unbelievable cricket and have certified. No one is favourites in a world match. They’re a superb aspect, let’s see the place they end,” Ganguly stated in regards to the Indian girls’s group who gained their third consecutive match within the match.

In the meantime, the Indian males’s group lock horns with New Zealand on Saturday for the second Take a look at match at Hagley Oval in Christchurch.

India path by 1-nil within the two-match Take a look at sequence, and have misplaced 4 matches on the trot throughout the New Zealand tour, together with the whitewash within the ODI sequence.

“They’ve come again earlier than. I’m positive they’ll bounce again once more. There’s nonetheless one Take a look at remaining,” concluded Ganguly.

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