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Asia Cup canceled resulting from rising COVID-19 circumstances in Sri Lanka

The 2021 Asia Cup, which was transferred from Pakistan to Sri Lanka, was known as off on Wednesday resulting from 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 might be tough for them to conduct the event.

“Due to the current situation, it will not be possible to play the tournament in June this year,” DeSilva informed reporters.

The event was to be hosted by Pakistan however since political tensions between the 2 international locations have been unlikely to journey to India there, it was shifted to Sri Lanka.

With all groups planning for his or her FTP for the subsequent two years, the continental showpiece can solely get one 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.

Due to the rising circumstances of COVID-19, the Sri Lankan authorities has imposed a 10-day ban on worldwide air journey.

Sri Lanka are visiting Bangladesh for the limited-overs collection, whereas they are going to host India’s second crew for a six-match white ball collection in July.

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With inputs from TheIndianEXPRESS

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