In response to India’s plan to move the match location to Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, or the United Arab Emirates for security reasons, the Pakistan Cricket Board proposed a hybrid model for the Asia Cup 2023. The hybrid model put forth by PCB calls for all teams—with the exception of India—to play one game in Pakistan and the remainder of their games in the United Arab Emirates.
In a recent statement, PCB stated that if Sri Lanka rejects the hybrid model, it will withdraw from the current test series. In addition, the Asian Cricket Council announced that the tournament would take place in Sri Lanka due to India’s security concerns.
Some reports claimed that the Board of Control for Cricket in India had received support for the venue replacement from Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, which was later denied by the relevant authorities.
However, the Pakistan Cricket Board recently confirmed Sri Lanka and Bangladesh’s approval of the propped hybrid mode. It appears to be ideal news for cricket fans.
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