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India refused to go to Pakistan due to security reasons. At the same time, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan have all supported the BCCI's idea of moving the Asia Cup 2023 out of Pakistan. If this happens then will Pakistan participate in Asia Cup 2023 or not? let's know
Hosts Pakistan may pull out of the Asia Cup cricket tournament to be held in September after Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan rejected the proposed 'hybrid model'. In fact, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) was hoping to get support from Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan for its proposed 'hybrid model'. However, the cricket boards of these three countries rejected Pakistan's 'hybrid model'. In such a situation, Pakistan is considering withdrawing from this tournament. This year the Asia Cup can be held in ODI format in September. The idea was mooted after India declined to tour Pakistan due to security concerns.
pakistan board president najam sethi had said that if the tournament is held in a neutral country instead of pakistan then he will not take part in the competition and the source said that pcb may boycott the asia cup. So it can be assumed that if this happens then Pakistan will not participate in Asia Cup 2023.
According to the 'hybrid model' proposed by Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chief Najam Sethi, Pakistan was to host three to four Asia Cup matches at home, while the remaining matches involving India were proposed to be held at neutral venues. India had declined to visit Pakistan due to security concerns.
Will asia cup 2023 be canceled, The source also said that there is a possibility that this year's Asia Cup may be completely canceled and India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Afghanistan may play a multi-team competition in the 50-over format before the World Cup. "There is every possibility that the Asia Cup will not happen this year as without Pakistan and India matches, the broadcasters are unlikely to offer the same amount they are offering to the ACC if Pakistan is present," the source said. were.'
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