The Under-19 Asia Cup has been officially postponed to 2021 as per the Bangladesh Cricket Board.
Supposedly, the Under-19 Asia Cup was to be held this November in the UAE. However, the Bangladesh Cricket Board said that the league has been officially postponed due to the pandemic based on the Asian Cricket Council’s decision.
Before finalizing the decision, the ACC has urged its members to give their respective opinion on whether or not the league shall be scrapped. Upon knowing the consensus of their members, it has been decided that the league be shifted to a more suitable time in 2021.
The BCB had just formed a new Under-19 squad for the Asia Cup. Supposedly, the said team will be tested on the said league. Many fans are looking forward to the new team’s performance as they had championed in the 2019 season against India.
As they had been informed by the ACC about the postponement, the BCB has been the one to confirm the postponement of the anticipated event. As per BCB’s game development manager AEM Kawsar, ‘The Under-19 Asia Cup (that was expected to be played in November 2020) has been postponed and will be played in 2021. ACC is looking for a suitable date to host the tournament next year’.
The U-19 Asia Cup is comprised of eight teams, namely, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, United Arab Emirates (hosts), and two more qualifying teams. As of the moment, the ACC is looking to arrange the tournament in mid-June 2021. To learn more about how cricket is played, head over to Betwala.
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