- Ganguly invited Ramiz Raja to observe IPL closing: sources.
- Pakistan to host 2023 Asia Cup, confirms ACC.
- Ramiz Raja to return to Pakistan right now after ACC assembly.
DUBAI: Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) Chairman Ramiz Raja held a casual assembly Friday along with his Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) counterpart Saurav Ganguly.
The assembly between the 2 cricket board heads occurred on the sidelines of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) assembly, stated sources, including that the 2 mentioned a number of issues together with selling Asian cricket, amongst different points.
Sources stated Ganguly invited Raja to attend the Indian Premier League (IPL) closing. Nevertheless, Raja didn’t attend the match.
Ramiz Raja is scheduled to return to Pakistan right now after his ACC assembly. Throughout the ACC assembly, Raja met representatives of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Emirates cricket boards.
Asia Cup 2023 to be held in Pakistan: ACC
The ACC additionally confirmed that the Asia Cup 2022 will likely be held in Sri Lanka whereas the 2023 version of the event will likely be held in Pakistan.
The event, which was imagined to be held in Sri Lanka, has been postponed twice because of the coronavirus. Pakistan was subsequent in line to host the Asia Cup after Sri Lanka.
On the assembly, the ACC confirmed that Pakistan will host the Asia Cup 2023 after Sri Lanka hosts the 2022 version of the event.
Pakistan-India high-octane conflict to happen on October 24
The assembly between Ganguly and Ramiz Raja takes place lower than 10 days earlier than Asian rivals India and Pakistan battle it out of their opening match of the T20 cricket World Cup.
Talking throughout a digital press convention a couple of days in the past, Pakistan skipper Babar Azam had stated Pakistan would beat India and keep it up the momentum all through the event to win the World Cup.
“There is pressure [on the team] during mega-events, but there is added pressure during matches against India,” the skipper instructed reporters in the course of the press convention.
The skipper had stated Pakistan had practised for the World Cup with full focus and that the staff would go into the event ready.