Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja has affirmed that the 2023 release of the Asia Cup will be played in Pakistan. He additionally uncovered the competition will be played in a 50-over design. According to reports, the choice was taken by Asian Cricket Council (ACC), headed by BCCI secretary Jay Shah.
In the interim, Sri Lanka will play host to the 2022 Asia Cup, which will be played in a 20-over design in September 2022. The fifteenth version was set to be facilitated in Pakistan yet the PCB traded privileges with the Sri Lanka Cricket Board (SCL). A conspicuous writer Arfa Feroz took to Twitter to affirm the turn of events.
Sri Lanka will have the fifteenth version of Asia Cup in September 2022 in T20 design. This competition was before to be facilitated by Pakistan Cricket Board who traded facilitating privileges with SLC."
Asia Cup began as a 50-once again competition yet beginning around 2016, the configuration has been reliant upon the closest global occasion. The last release was played in 2018, as a 50 over occasion, because of its vicinity to the 2019 International 50-over Cup, which was won by England. The following release in 2022 will be played in a T20 design since it goes before T20 International Cup in Australia in 2022. Also, the 2023 release of the competition will be played before the Men's International 50 Over Cup hence will be a 50 over occasion.
The fifteenth release of the competition was before booked for this present year in July yet was delayed as India qualified for the World Test Championship last. Sri Lanka will have the competition interestingly starting around 2010. The past four versions have been arranged in Bangladesh ( 2012, 2014, 2016) and UAE in 2018.
India have won the competition on seven events, including the last two versions. They are trailed by Sri Lanka, who have won it multiple times and Pakistan, who have two title wins to their name.