Colombo may not be the ideal venue to continue the Asia Cup

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As the Asia Cup is progressing, there will however be some changes to the venue because of the weather conditions.

According to reports, the Asian Cricket Council has decided to shift the remaining games from Colombo to either Dambulla or Pallekele.

As was seen in India’s first game, there was constant drizzling in the second innings that ultimately forced the match officials to call off the game without a result.

Meanwhile, the Super Four stage and the final of the tournament are all scheduled to be played in Colombo.

As per weather reports, Sri Lanka’s capital is expected to get a lot of rain in the coming weeks.

Therefore, there is a great desperation shown by the council to shift the venue for the remaining games.

Pakistan takes a dig at BCCI for not playing in their country or UAE

However, there is still no official communication on the matter, and a final decision should be out soon.

This is also the reason why Sri Lanka never hosts matches during the month of September.

But, India’s refusal to play in Pakistan left them no choice but to make this arrangement.

Meanwhile, the Pakistan Cricket Board previously offered to host the entire tournament in the UAE.

But, the whole idea was rejected strongly by the BCCI as they weren’t ready for the same.

Moreover, the broadcasters and teams are also showing a bit of reluctance to the new development.

That’s why it will be quite interesting how the ACC handles this issue and when the official announcement is made.

Former PCB chief, Najam Sethi has also taken a jab at the BCCI for refusing to host the Asia Cup in the UAE.

Meanwhile, the game between India and Nepal is already affected at the moment due to rain.

This means that if the game doesn’t take place, India will qualify with a single point and Nepal will bid adieu.

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