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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Says It Is Ready To Host Asia Cup Amidst Controversy!

  • Posted on May 30, 2023
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Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has dropped a bombshell regarding the contentious Asia Cup by boldly announcing that they are fully prepared to host the prestigious tournament if given the opportunity.

Bold Move by Sri Lanka Cricket: Is the Asia Cup Heading to the Island Nation?

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has dropped a bombshell regarding the contentious Asia Cup by boldly announcing that they are fully prepared to host the prestigious tournament if given the opportunity. This revelation comes just days before the much-anticipated Asian Cricket Council (ACC) meeting, where a crucial decision on the matter is expected to be made.

 

Cricket Diplomacy in Crisis: BCCI Refuses Pakistan, Sparks Controversy for Asia Cup!

As it stands, the Asia Cup is slated to be held in Pakistan. However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has made its stance clear, firmly stating that India will not travel to their neighboring nation due to security concerns. The BCCI's decision has faced a barrage of criticism from the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) and former Pakistani cricketers, who have even threatened to boycott the upcoming ODI World Cup scheduled to be hosted by India immediately after the Asia Cup.

 

As it stands, the Asia Cup is slated to be held in Pakistan. However, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has made its stance clear, firmly stating that India will not travel
Informal discussions between the heads of various cricket boards have led to a consensus that the tournament should have only one venue.


Asia Cup Compromise Rejected: BCCI's Demand for Neutral Venue Spurs Controversy!

According to reports, the PCB proposed a compromise in the form of a hybrid model, where India could play their matches at a neutral venue, while the rest of the tournament would take place in Pakistan. Nevertheless, the BCCI has demanded that the entire tournament be moved to a neutral venue, effectively escalating the ongoing tussle.

 

Cricket's Plot Twist: Sri Lanka Offers to Rescue Asia Cup, Decision Rests with ACC!

Amidst this heated controversy, a high-ranking SLC official revealed to Cricbuzz on Monday that Sri Lanka is fully prepared to step up and host the Asia Cup at a moment's notice. However, the final decision lies in the hands of the ACC.

 

Cricket's Shifting Alliances: Sri Lanka Opts for BCCI, Leaving PCB in Disarray!

In a surprising turn of events, the official stated, "We will go with the BCCI," aligning with the Indian cricketing board's perspective. Unfortunately for the PCB, it appears that they are receiving minimal support from the other ACC members.

 

Asia Cup's Fate Hangs in the Balance: SLC President's India Visit Holds the Answers!

Last week, it was reported that SLC President Shammi Silva would be traveling to India for the IPL playoffs and final. During his visit, he will engage in discussions with BCCI officials regarding the contentious Asia Cup matter.

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has dropped a bombshell regarding the contentious Asia Cup by boldly announcing that they are fully prepared to host the prestigious tournament if given the opportunity.
Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) Credit:- IC
 

Cricket's Peacekeeping Mission: ICC Officials Fly to Pakistan to Ensure World Cup Inclusion!

Meanwhile, senior officials from the International Cricket Council (ICC) have travelled to Pakistan to ensure the country's participation in this year's 50-overs World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in India.

 

Asia Cup Countdown: BCCI Secretary's Announcement Imminent for Dates and Venue!

Later this week, Jay Shah, the Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Chairman of the Asian Cricket Council, is expected to reveal the dates and location for the Asia Cup. The dates and venues for the World Cup, set to occur in October-November, will be announced after the World Test Championship (WTC) final in London commencing on June 7th, 2023.

 

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