T20 edition of Asia Cup 2020 cancelled due to Covid-19. ACC is looking forward to shift the Asia cup to June 2021.
Pakistan Cricket board gave permission to Sri Lanka to host to Asia Cup. The tournament was to play in September 2020. Due to this pandemic, a lot of rules changed. ACC canceled the Asia cup for the safety of the players.
BCCI president Sourav Ganguly had unofficially confirmed the cancelation of the tournament during Instagram live with news Channel.
According to the original calendar of ICC, Asia cup played before the Men’s T20 World Cup (Oct – Nov) that was to be staged in Australia. However, the ICC continues to make it possible of starting the event according to the plan. The announcement will be expected soon.
Pakistan has awarded the right to host the event in 2022 as Sri Lanka is hosting the 2021 event of the Asia Cup. The last edition was hosted by BCCI in UAE in 2018 with India emerging Winners.