Highlights

  • Sri Lanka unable to host the Asia Cup due to the ongoing economic and political crisis
  • Asia Cup was due to start in late August
  • UAE is not the final replacement venue, it could be some other country: ACC

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Sri Lanka Cricket on July 20 informed the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) that it will be unable to host the Asia Cup in the county due to the ongoing economic and political crisis.

An Asian Cricket Council source told news agency PTI that it's not an ideal situation for them to host such a mega-event of six teams on the island specially where foreign exchange is concerned. The official added that Sri Lanka has expressed to host the tournament in the UAE or another venue.

'UAE is not the final replacement venue, it could be some other country, even India,' he further added. With the tournament due to start in late August, the ACC is likely to make an announcement in the next few days.

Sri Lanka Cricket had also postponed the Lanka Premier League due the poilitical situation in their country. However, bilateral series are being played in Sri Lanka with Australia, India women and Pakistan touring the island nation for Tests and white-ball series.

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