Pakistan Cricket Board Not In Favour Of Asia Cup This Year

The Asia Cup is not taking place this year as of now. This year, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was responsible for organizing Asia Cup.

PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani briefed the media about this on Saturday. Further, Pakistan Super League (PSL) franchise owners came to know about this. Ehsan Mani informed the owners that their board is not in favour of organizing the tournament.

The media reported that the PCB Chairman and the PSL owners had a virtual meeting on Thursday. Further, the sixth season of the PSL would finish by June. The Chairman updated the PSL owners on this.

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The Asia Cup will take place now in 2023. Most participating teams have already committed to the PSL. It is because of this reason, the Asia Cup stands cancelled.

The next meeting of the Asian Cricket Council would decide on the new dates for the Asia Cup. Further, the PCB chairman gave this update to the franchise owners. Earlier this month, the PSL was cancelled due to COVID restrictions.