The 2021 Asia Cup, which was shifted from Pakistan to Sri Lanka, was on Wednesday known as off attributable to rising COVID-19 circumstances within the island nation.
The Asia Cup, which was final held in 2018, was scheduled to be held in June however Sri Lanka Cricket CEO Ashley de Silva introduced that it is going to be tough for them to conduct the match.
“Due to the prevailing situation, it will not be possible to play the tournament in June this year,” De Silva instructed reporters.
The match was alleged to be hosted by Pakistan however since India had been unlikely to journey there attributable to political rigidity between the 2 nations, it was shifted to Sri Lanka.
With all of the groups planning for his or her FTPs for the following two years, the continental showpiece would possibly solely discover a slot after the 2023 ICC 50-over World Cup. The Asian Cricket Council headed by BCCI secretary Jay Shah is but to make a proper announcement.
On account of multiplying circumstances of COVID-19, Sri Lankan authorities has put a 10-day ban on worldwide air journey.
Sri Lanka are touring Bangladesh for a limited-overs collection whereas they’ll host a second-string India crew for a six-match white ball collection in July.