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Asia cup 2020 will not be cancelled because of IPL: PCB chief Mani

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Asia cup 2020 wont be cancelled due to IPL
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Asia cup will not be canceled for IPL:

Chairman of PCB(Pakistan Cricket Board) ‘Ehsaan Mani’ released a podcast video in which Ehsaan talked about Asia cup and IPL crisis. He said It is unacceptable to cancel or call off the tournament just because of the IPL tournament. It is not only India and Pakistan’s concern.


A total of six countries will participate in the Asia cup which is supposed to start from September 24 to Oct. 6. Pakistan was going to host Asia cup but due to India’s objection, it then shifted to Dubai. Pakistan doesn’t want India to take advantage of its superiority in world cricket.

“Asia cup is important for the development of Asian Cricket”,

Mani:Ehsaan mani talked about the importance of the Asia Cup for the Asian cricket boards. It is not clear yet if the tournament will organize or not but I assure if the situation of COVID-19 comes under control then the tournament will happen for sure.

“The fund from this tournament is very important for the development of sports of its member countries for the next two years”, added Mani.

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IPL can be scheduled in late November and December:

It is a big tournament and produces lots of money that’s why Indian cricket board BCCI is trying their best to organize the tournament at any cost.

IPL was supposed to start from March 29 with CSK vs MI match but due to global pandemic, it then postponed till April 15.

But recently when the Indian Government extended lockdown in-country by May 3 in Hotspot areas.

Now September and October are booked for the Tournament. October and November time span is for T20 Worldcup. that means IPL can be scheduled after Worldcup 2020.