The Indian team is currently the number one Test and ODI team. The same is the T-20’s number-3 team and the Indian team also has the current champion team of Asia Cup. Meanwhile, there is a big news related to the Asia Cup. Which is about hosting Asia Cup.
India will not host Asia cup 2018
Meanwhile, there is great news that the Asia Cup 2018 Indian team will not host. Let us tell you that the Asia Cup of 2018 was to be played in India, but India will not host the Asia Cup due to bitter relations between India and Pakistan’s political ties.
United Arab Emirates hosted Asia Cup
Let us know, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has got the hosting of Asia Cup 2018 in place of India. Asia Cup 2018 is likely to be between 13 to 28 September.
Confirmation of ACC and PCB chairman Najam Sethi himself
According to a report by ESPNcricinfo, Asian Cricket Council and PCB chairman Najam Sethi told the media,
“Political tension between India and Pakistan has been decided to change the hosting of Asia Cup place. The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) discussed this issue and decided that it would be best to make Asia Cup in UAE. ”
6 teams to take part in Asia Cup
India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be included in the Asia Cup this year. Qualifier for the sixth team will be played. UAE, Hong Kong, Nepal and Oman will participate.
This is the 14th edition of the Asia Cup, the first 12 editions were played in ODI format, while the 2016 Asia Cup was held for the first time in the T-20 format. India is the current champion of Asia Cup. India defeated Bangladesh in 2016, winning the Asia Cup.