Pakistan get hosting rights of Asia Cup 2020

Pakistan get hosting of Asia Cup 2020

Pakistan has got the hosting rights for the Asia Cup 2020, which will be a T20I event, ARY News reported on Thursday.

The tournament is likely to take place in September, 2020. Pakistan will be hosting the multi-nation cricketing event after a span of a decade, they last hosted it in 2010.

However, the staging of the tournament in the country will be subjected to the security condition in Pakistan, otherwise, they will have to host it in the UAE, as India did in Asia cup 2018.

India have won the tournament seven times, whereas, Sri Lanka have won it on five occasions. While Pakistan have lifted the gold twice. Bangladesh and Afghanistan are yet to achieve the feat.