Asia Cup 2023 is to be held in Pakistan later this year. But the debate over the venue of the tournament has already reached its peak. India and Pakistan are the two biggest countries in the world of cricket. And when these two teams play on the field. So it is not less than a big sight. Fans of both the teams love to hear their voice in the stadium for their country.
The Asia Cup is to be played in Pakistan later this year. But whether India will travel to Pakistan or not is a matter of debate. Political relations between the two Asian countries have not been good.
The Asian Cricket Council met in Bahrain on 4 February to discuss issues regarding the upcoming tournament. It was believed that both BCCI and PCB are standing firmly on their respective fronts.
Jai Shah from Pakistan was left puzzled over the status of the Asia Cup. He did not expect this at all in this meeting. Former PCB chairman Rameez Raja had also warned India of dire consequences if the Asia Cup was moved out of Pakistan. The ICC and ACC Executive Board meetings are scheduled to take place back-to-back in March. Where the venue is expected to be decided.
According to multiple reports in Pakistani and international media outlets such as Cricket Pakistan, The News, GEO TV and ESPNcricinfo, PCB chairman Najam Sethi warned BCCI secretary Jay Shah during the meeting that Pakistan will not participate in the upcoming World Cup. in India in October-November if India does not play the Asia Cup to be held in Pakistan in September.