Asia Cup 2023

The BCCI’s insistence that the 2023 Asia Cup be held in a neutral location outside of Pakistan has prompted a strong response from the Pakistan Cricket Board. The PCB said that the decision was made “unilaterally” by Jay Shah, the ACC president and BCCI secretary, and that it may have an effect on Pakistan’s future trips to India for ICC tournaments, including the ODI World Cup next year.

The governing body expressed astonishment and dissatisfaction at the remarks made by the ACC President Jay Shah on Tuesday regarding moving the Asia Cup to a neutral location for next year (October 19).

“The comments were made without any discussion or consultation with the Asian Cricket Council Board or the event’s host, the Pakistan Cricket Board, and without any thought to their long-term implications. ramifications or implications.

“After Mr. Shah presided over the ACC meeting where Pakistan was granted the tournament, with thunderous approval, he unilaterally announced that the ACC Asia Cup will be shifted. support and approval from the ACC Board Members.

Asian Cricket Council

The Asian Cricket Council was established in September 1983 as a unified Asian cricket organisation to protect the interests of its members and organise, develop, and promote the game of cricket in Asia. This runs counter to the idea and spirit for which it was established.

The cumulative effect of such remarks “had the potential to fracture the Asian and international cricketing communities and may affect Pakistan’s visit to the United States,” according to the statement. India for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 and following ICC Events in India in the 2024–2031 cycle.

The continental tournament was scheduled to take place in Pakistan, but Shah, in a statement released on Tuesday following the BCCI annual general meeting, rejected the idea that the Indian squad should resume cross-border travel.

According to Shah, the ACC president and BCCI secretary, “neutral venue for the Asia Cup is not unusual, and we have agreed that we would not travel to Pakistan,” I’ve determined that we’ll play in a neutral location,” he continued.

The PCB said that it has now written to the ACC board requesting an urgent meeting to discuss the “serious” issue.

“”The ACC has yet to communicate with the PCB in an official capacity over the statements made by the ACC President.As a result, the PCB has written to the ACC requesting that it arrange an urgent meeting of its Board as soon as is logistically practicable to discuss this crucial and delicate issue.”