Asia Cup 2023 BCCI vs PCB: Asian Cricket Council (ACC) chief Jay Shah has released the cricket calendar for the tournaments to be held between 2023 and 2024. Jai Shah tweeted that the teams of India and Pakistan are in the same group in the Asia Cup 2023. Meanwhile, the deepening tension between the BCCI and the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) is clearly visible. PCB chief Najam Sethi has opposed the unilateral announcement of the ACC’s two-year calendar.
Asia Cup 2023 BCCI vs PCB: Jai Shah has announced this by tweeting
On Thursday (January 5), Jay Shah, as the ACC President, announced the cricket calendar for 2023 and 2024 on his Twitter handle. It has replaced the prestigious Asia Cup to be held in September this year, but the schedule and host country are yet to be announced. Pakistan is the original host of the Asia Cup this year but the BCCI is not keen on hosting it there due to political tensions between the two countries. However, PCB chief Najam Sethi reacted sharply after Shah released the calendar in the morning. Due to which this controversy has increased once again.
Thanks @JayShah to present unilaterally @ACCMedia1 The structure and calendar 2023-24 is specifically related to the Asia Cup 2023 for which 🇵🇰 is the event host. While you’re at it, you can also check out our PSL 2023 line-up and calendar! Quick response would be appreciated.
– Najam Sethi (@najamsethi) January 5, 2023
Najam Sethi expressed his displeasure by tweeting
Taking a dig at Jay Shah’s decision, Najam Sethi tweeted, “Thank you Jay Shah for unilaterally presenting five more ACC Calendar 2023-24, especially related to Asia Cup 2023 which is being hosted by Pakistan.” While you are connected to it, you can also check our PSL 2023 Structure and Calendar. Let us tell you that Asia Cup 2023 will be played among six teams which will have India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and a qualifier team.
Asia Cup can be played at neutral venue
Due to the tension on the border between India and Pakistan (IND vs PAK), there has been no cricket series for a long time. In such a situation, India wants to host a big tournament like Asia Cup in UAE, but Pakistan argues that if Australia, England and New Zealand can come and play without fear of security, then why should they host the tournament in a neutral country? Also releasing the calendar for the next two years, BCCI Secretary and ACC President Jai Shah said, ‘This program reflects our unique efforts and passion to take the game to new heights. it’s a good time for cricket