Wednesday, July 12, 2023

Arun Dhumal declares India won't visit Pakistan as the Asia Cup itinerary is determine

 Delhi, India: The exceptionally expected India versus Pakistan matches in the impending Asia Cup will be held in Sri Lanka as the Rohit Sharma-drove group won't travel Pakistan, IPL administrator Arun Dhumal affirmed on Wednesday.

Dhumal and BCCI secretary Jay Shah are currently in Durban for the ICC Chief Executives Meet on Thursday.

Shah met with PCB representative head Zaka Ashraf to finalize the Asia Cup schedule, according to the IPL chairman.

"Our secretary met PCB head Zaka Ashraf and the Asia Cup plan was settled and it is on course as it was talked about before. "Dhumal told PTI from Durban that there will be four league stage games in Pakistan, followed by nine games in Sri Lanka, including a match between India and Pakistan and a third game if both teams play in the final," Dhumal said.

He rubbished reports rising up out of Pakistan media that India will go to adjoining country as their games serve Ehsan Mazari had been guaranteeing in certain quarters.

"No such discussion took place. Neither India is making a trip to Pakistan nor our secretary will head out in opposition to reports that have surfaced. Dhumal added, "Only the schedule was finalized."

In Sri Lanka's Dambulla, India most likely will face Pakistan, just like in 2010.

Pakistan's just home match in their nation will be against minnows Nepal.

The remaining three matches are Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka, Afghanistan vs. Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka vs. Afghanistan.

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