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Asia Cup in Sept; Venue and Hosts Not Announced Yet

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Thursday announced the dates of the Asia Cup tournament. However, the itinerary of the host country has not been announced yet.

As per the announcement- the 50-over format will be held in September this year. Going as per reports, Pakistan is said to be the host of the tournament. However, the BCCI has been adamant about the change in venue owing to the political tension.

SL are the defending champions of the 50 over format in the UAE after they defeated Pakistan.The tournament was played in T20 format because of the upcoming ICC T20 World Cup in Australia.

BCCI secretary and ACC president Jay Shah, while releasing the calendar for the next two years said the schedule “signals our unparalleled efforts and passion to take this game to new heights. With cricketers across countries gearing up for spectacular performances, it promises to be a good time for cricket.”

A total of 145 ODI and T20I matches will be played during the two-year cycle (between 2023-2024) announced by ACC. There will be 75 games in 2023 and 70 games in 2024.

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