Sri Lanka to host Asia Cup 2022; Jay Shah’s tenure as ACC President extended by one year

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In ACC’s Annual General Meeting today, it came forward that Sri Lanka will be hosting the Asia Cup this year.

This year’s Asia Cup will be different as it will be now be played in the T20 format.

Sri Lanka was supposed to hold the tournament but because of the pandemic, it got delayed twice. Now the tournament will kickstart on August 27 and end on September 11.

Pakistan will host the next edition in 2023.

The other major topic that was discussed in today’s meeting was the topic of selecting the new President of the ACC.

It was decided unanimously by all members of the ACC that Jay Shah should continue as President for another year. The move to make Shah President once again was proposed by Sri Lanka’s Mr Shammi Silva.

Jay Shah had become President in 2021 after taking charge from Bangladesh’s Nazmul Hassan.

Shah thanked everyone in the meeting for keeping their faith in him and his work.

He ensured that the work they have begun will be done in earnest and they will not waver from their duties.

They will also take women’s cricket to new heights and will also continue to take ACC to greater heights in the future.

Further, the Qatar Cricket Association has been upgraded from Associate to Full Member.

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