Although the continent with the most cricket playing nations, Asia has never enjoyed the status that goes with the tournament of such prestige. Judging by the manner in which matters unfolded that led to the eventual cancellation of the Asia Cup, it would be safe to say that the fragile notion of the unity of the Asian cricket playing nations has been put to the test without a remarkable outcome on cohesive lines.
With the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) eventually confirming Sourav Ganguly’s statements about the Asia Cup 2020 being canceled, but not before the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) claimed that the former Indian captain was merely talking and that there was no word yet from the ACC, it has become wholly apparent that the Asia Cup a football between board room politics in addition to being a matter of convenience on the field.
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July 10, 2020