The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) today announces to postpone the Asia Cup 2020 due to coronavirus pandemic and said that Pakistan will host tournament in 2022.
The body said that travel restrictions, country-specific quarantine requirements, fundamental health risks and social distancing mandates have posed as substantial challenges to the holding of the Asia Cup, which was to be hosted by Pakistan in September this year.
Conducting the event in a responsible manner remains the priority of the ACC and the Board is hopeful that the tournament will be held in 2021
The hosts for the Asia Cup 2020, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), have exchanged hosting rights for the tournament with Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC). Through this arrangement, the SLC will now host the rescheduled Asia Cup expected in June 2021 while the PCB will host the Asia Cup 2022.