Dainik BhaskarJan 06, 2020, 01:56 PM IST Sports Desk. Team India may not be able to participate in the Asia Cup in Pakistan this September. The reason for this is the strained relationship between the two countries. Two years ago Pakistan was given the hosting of the Asia Cup 2020. However, the BCCI has not yet made any formal announcement in this regard. It is believed that in the crucial meeting to be held in June, the Board of Control for Cricket in India will take a final decision on participation in the Asia Cup. Pakistan is going to host this cup after 12 years.
Meeting in June According to media reports, BCCI will have an important meeting on the issue related to participating in Asia Cup in June. Only then will the board take the final decision. In this case, the board will also need the approval of the Government of India. In 2018 Asia Cricket Council meeting Pakistan was given the hosting of the Asia Cup 2020. It was earlier organized by Pakistan in 2008. In 2009 there was a terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team. Nearly 10 years later, Sri Lanka ended the famine of international cricket in Pakistan. He recently played three T20s and two Test matches here.
The last bilateral series between India and Pakistan India and Pakistan was played eight years ago in 2012. Then Pakistan visited India. Two T20 and three ODIs were played during this period. Since then, the two countries have only competed in ICC events like World Cup, T20 World Cup, Champions Trophy and Asia Cup.
Team India won 7 times Asia Cup Asia Cup was first organized in 1984. This tournament is played every two years. It was last played in the UAE. Team India has won the Asia Cup seven times so far. Five times Sri Lanka and twice Pakistan won the title. India and Pakistan have never competed in the finals.