Tempers could flare in Bahrain on February 4 when the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) assembly takes place in Bahrain on February 4. The ACC assembly might be presided by president Jay Shah and the opposite members of the Council together with Pakistan Cricket Board chief Jay Shah. BCCI and PCB might be at loggerheads within the assembly over the change of venue of the Asia Cup 2023, stated a report in Cricbuzz. The internet hosting rights for Asia Cup 2023 was handed to Pakistan by ACC earlier. Nevertheless, Jay Shah, who can be the BCCI secretary, stated whereas talking to Indian media that India gamers can’t journey to Pakistan as a result of political causes and the match should shift to a impartial venue.
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Again then, former PCB president Ramiz Raja, through a press release, had made it clear that if India weren’t flying to Pakistan, the Males In Inexperienced will not come for the ODI World Cup later in October. The Asia Cup is meant to be held in a 50-over format this yr as that is the ODI World Cup yr and high Asian sides may prep effectively for the big-ticket occasion. Final yr, within the T20 World Cup cycle, Asia Cup was a T20 occasion.
ACC president Mr. @JayShah , declares cricket calendar and pathway construction for 2023 and 2024.
Thrilling occasions forward for Asian cricket! https://t.co/IEOOlKKoaP
— AsianCricketCouncil (@ACCMedia1) January 5, 2023
The change of venue could possibly be a bone of contenton between BCCI and PCB as present PCB boss Najam Sethi has the identical stance as Raja. Sethi had taken a potshot at Jay Shah when he introduced the schedule of the council. Sethi was upset that even when PCB was host of the Asia Cup, they weren’t knowledgeable of the schedule and calendar.
“Thanks @JayShah for unilaterally presenting @ACCMedia1 construction & calendars 2023-24 particularly regarding Asia Cup 2023 for which Pakistan is the occasion host. When you are at it, you would possibly as effectively current construction & calendar of our PSL 2023! A swift response might be appreciated (sic),” Sethi had stated in a social media submit.
Shah has maintained the stance that India can’t go to Pakistan to play a cricket match with out Indian authorities’s approval. On the identical time, PCB has been hellbent on internet hosting the match as it is going to additional assist in their case to make worldwide cricket return to the nation a routine affair. Nevertheless, as per report, PCB shouldn’t have backing of different members on the matter.