Asia Cup 2021 Cancelled: Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) on Wednesday, introduced that the Asia Cup 2021, which was presupposed to be held in Sri Lanka in June has been referred to as off because of the rising circumstances of Corona virus. Sri Lanka Cricket chief govt Ashley de Silva additionally stated that there aren’t any appropriate dates to host the Asia Cup until the 2023 Cricket World Cup.
“Due to the prevailing situation, it will not be possible to play the tournament in June this year,” De Silva stated as quoted by The Sportstar.
The Asia Cup was presupposed to be held in Pakistan in 2020, however it had obtained cancelled and scheduled for this yr in June. The cancellation of the Asia Cup has raised speculations in regards to the India vs Sri Lanka sequence that’s going to happen within the month of July.
The Sri Lanka authorities introduced a ban on flights coming from abroad for a interval of 10 days.
The Sri Lankan staff is at present in Bangladesh making ready to play a 3-match ODI sequence in Dhaka. Apparently, the SLC has not introduced to cancel the England sequence that’s presupposed to happen in June itself. The England staff will journey to SL to play 3 ODIs and three T20Is from June 23.
The event was scheduled to be performed in Pakistan however the BCCI had stated that they will not be touring to Pakistan for any cricket matches, thus the event needed to be shifted to Sri Lanka which now stands cancelled.