Pakistan, India placed in same group in Asia Cup 2023
DUBAI – Cricketing giants and archrivals Pakistan and India have been placed in the same group as Asia Cricket Council unveiled pathway structure & cricket calendars for 2023, and 2024.
The sporting action between the two sides is stand-still, while India announced not to visit Pakistan to play the upcoming Asia Cup, and demanded to shift the event to a neutral venue.
ACC President Jay Shah earlier today confirmed that Men’s ODI Asia Cup 2023 will take place in September this year with Pakistan- India would be in the same group along with a qualifying team. Other group includes Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan.
In a tweet, Ajay Shah said presenting the ACC pathway structure and cricket calendars for 2023 & 2024!
“This signals our unparalleled efforts & passion to take this game to new heights. With cricketers across countries gearing up for spectacular performances, it promises to be a good time for cricket”, he added.
Last year in October, India announced against traveling to Pakistan for the Asia Cup in 2023, prompting a strong reaction from Pakistan. Pakistan also threatened to pull out of the event, condemning New Delhi’s attempt to mingle sports and politics.