Asia Cup moved to the UAE; India to host South Africa, Australia in Sep, Oct

by IANS |

Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) The 2022 edition of the Asia Cup, which was scheduled to be held in Sri Lanka, has been shifted to the UAE, the BCCI president Sourav Ganguly confirmed, here on Thursday.

"Asia Cup will be in UAE, as it is the only place where there won't be rain," Ganguly said after the Board's Apex Council meeting.

Earlier, the Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) had informed the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) about their inability to host the upcoming edition of the Asia Cup T20 because of the economic and political crisis in the island nation.

Asia Cup, is set to be played from August 27 to September 11, in the T20 format, this year.

During the lengthy meeting, the BCCI also finalised the venues for the bilateral games to be played in India in September and October, when South Africa and Australia visit the country for a series of white-ball games, a Cricbuzz report said.

The three T20Is against Australia will be on September 20, 23 and 25 in Mohali, Nagpur and Hyderabad. On the other hand, the three T20Is against South Africa are in Thiruvananthapuram, Guwahati and Indore on September 28, October 1 and 3.

The three ODIs against Proteas, which will be part of ICC ODI Super League, will be in Ranchi, Lucknow and Delhi on October 6, 9 and 11. This series was postponed in March 2020 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

Latest News
Live band performance at Dal Lake to commemorate Independence Day Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 05:03 PM
K'taka BJP urges Cong MLA to apologise to women for 'job over bed' remark Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 05:02 PM
The poet who first called for complete independence, coined 'Inquilab Zindabad' Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 04:50 PM
Goa Forward demands probe into tur dal wastage issue Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 04:47 PM
Delhi reports 5th monkeypox case Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 04:45 PM
Gujarat youth Congress slams Centre over inflation, unemployment Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 04:43 PM
On his way to celebrate Rakhi, Delhi man's throat slit with Chinese manjha Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 04:40 PM
TN to commence production of Pongal sarees, dhotis soon Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 04:37 PM
CBI arrests Revenue Department official in bribe case Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 04:35 PM
Cong Presidential poll process set to begin this month, no clarity on Rahul's role Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 04:27 PM
Taliban disperses women's rally in Kabul with warning shots, violence Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 03:51 PM
California chemical leak forces evacuation, freeway closure Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 03:48 PM
Shah Faesal appointed Deputy Secretary in Tourism Ministry Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 03:41 PM
Zelensky proposes extending martial law, general mobilisation Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 03:37 PM
Honey trap case: Upcoming Kannada actor arrested, case against 2 young woman in Karnataka Sat, Aug 13, 2022, 03:19 PM