It is in the list of matches that Asia Cup was scheduled in August and September but due to the outbreak of COVID-19, pandemic situation made everything worse by stopping international cricket for a while. This was one of the tournament which was very mandatory to be there but everything gets spoiled due to COVID occurrence. Earlier this year, the Asia Cup rights was given to the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) but with the COVID, trophy has postponed to 2021.
Now the updates has been reported that Pakistan Cricket Board will commence the edition of 2022 in Pakistan. The Chief Executive Officer of Pakistan Cricket Board, Wasim Khan said that the upcoming edition of Asia Cup 2021 will be taking place in Srilanka and the 2022 will be in Pakistan.
“The next Asia Cup will be hosted in Sri Lanka in June and we have got hosting rights now for the 2022 Asia Cup,” quoted by Wasim Khan said by Times Now.
The Asia Cup was earlier scheduled in August and September but unexpectedly that wouldn’t happen. T20 World Cup was also in the lists in 2021 to be held at Australia. But situations got worse and couldn’t happen. In this year at the time of September Indian Premier League was held in UAE.
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With the initiation of competition of sports, Pakistan has also entered into the cricketing sport. The Quaid-e-Azam and National T20 Cup are also held with strict norms and behind the close doors. They even had a home series against Zimbabwe of ODI and T20 at Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium. Even the playoff leg of Pakistan Super League was also conducted in the. The month of November.
Cricket made its comeback in the month of July in 2020, with West Indies tour of England. Afterwards that in August, Pakistan had a bilateral series against Three Lions. Right now, Pakistan is at New Zealand for a bilateral series and team is led by Babar Azam.
Right now team is under a bit of trouble due to the lack of following rules and which eventually made some players to be tested positive for COVID. Furthermore now team is under a last warning by the New Zealand board due to the breach of safety procedures