Sri Lanka Cricket Team
Sri Lanka Cricket Workforce. (Picture Supply: Buddhika Weerasinghe/Getty Photographs)

Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) has exuded confidence in internet hosting the Asia Cup 2022 which is scheduled to be performed from August 27 to September 11 regardless of the continued political and financial disaster within the nation. The previous few months witnessed the Sri Lankan public expressing their concern by the best way of protests resulting from political unrest within the nation on account of inflation.

Sri Lanka had efficiently hosted Australia in an all-format bilateral collection that was performed for a span of 35 days and will likely be internet hosting Pakistan in a two-match Check collection beginning Saturday, July 16. Earlier, there have been a whole lot of rumors stating that Sri Lanka can be dropping the internet hosting rights of this yr’s Asia Cup resulting from tensions within the island nation.

We have now simply hosted the Australian tour, Pakistan is within the nation: SLC Secretary

“So far as we’re involved, we’re nonetheless very assured of internet hosting the event in Sri Lanka,” mentioned  Mohan de Silva, secretary at Sri Lanka Cricket whereas talking to  ESPNcricinfo.

“We have now simply hosted the Australian tour with two Exams in Galle, and Pakistan are within the nation as properly,” he added.

On the identical time, it has additionally been discovered {that a} ultimate resolution on whether or not Sri Lanka can be retained because the hosts for the fifteenth version of the Asia Cup will likely be taken by the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) on Friday, July 15.

The upcoming version of the Asia Cup will likely be performed between six groups. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka are the 5 groups in the principle draw. The sixth group will likely be decided by who wins the Qualifiers that will likely be performed from August 20 to 26.  Hong Kong, Kuwait, Singapore, and the UAE are the individuals within the Qualifiers.

The 2022 version of the Asia Cup will likely be performed within the T20 format as a costume rehearsal for the T20 World Cup that’s scheduled to be performed Down Underneath in October-November. India are the defending champions.