PCB had said – India will not come to Pakistan to play Asia Cup, then in 2021 we will not go there to play T20 World Cup.
Team India has not visited Pakistan since 2008, Pakistan team did not come to play in India after 2012.
Dainik BhaskarJan 28, 2020, 07:11 PM IST Sports Desk. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday clarified that they have no problem with Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) hosting the Asia Cup T20. The BCCI said that PCB is free to host the tournament, but the Indian cricket team will not go there to play. PCB CEO Wasim Khan said on Saturday, "If India does not come to play the Asia Cup, then we will not go to them to play the T20 World Cup." In 2021, India will host the T20 World Cup. . At the same time, Asia Cup is to be held in September this year.
"The right to host is not an issue," a BCCI official told the news agency. It is just a matter of choosing a neutral venue, because the Indian team will not tour Pakistan for the tournament. "Team India has not visited Pakistan since 2008. At the same time, Pakistan's team did not come to India after 2012.
We need a neutral ground – BCCI added, "The question is not whether the PCB is hosting the tournament, but the question is about the ground. It is quite clear that we will need a neutral ground. Multi-grounds like Asia Cup. There is no possibility of Team India going to Pakistan to participate in the national tournament. If the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) prepares for the Asia Cup without India It is another matter that is the door. ''
India hosted the 2018 Asia Cup in UAE. Thepakistan players will also have difficulties in getting India's visa. For this reason India hosted the 2018 Asia Cup, but they got all the matches in UAE. The BCCI official further said, "PCB can also do this and have the tournament on neutral ground." Pakistan has returned to international matches after 10 years. Last year, the team of Zimbabwe and Sri Lanka went to play. Bangladesh went to Pakistan to play 3 T20s this month.