Most despised rivals India and Pakistan are in a similar group for the Asia Cup 2023, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) president Jay Shah affirmed on Thursday
Most despised rivals India and Pakistan are in a similar group for the Asia Cup 2023, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) president Jay Shah affirmed on Thursday.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary and Asian Cricket Council (ACC) president Jay Shah on Thursday reported the cricket schedule of the council for 2023 and 2024 and a pathway structure for the capability to the People’s Asia Cup.
“Presenting the @ACCMedia1 pathway structure and cricket schedules for 2023 and 2024! This signals our unmatched efforts and enthusiasm to take this game higher than ever. With cricketers across nations gearing up for fantastic performances, it vows to be a great time for cricket!” tweeted Shah.
According to the new schedule, 2023 will get going with Men’s Challengers Cup, a ten-group fifty-over tournament. This tournament will include 10 groups, out of which eight are Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Maldives, Thailand, and Iran. Two groups are yet to be named. There will be two groups of five groups each. A sum of 23 matches will be played.
In Walk, a Men’s Under-16 Territorial tournament will be held. The tournament will highlight eight groups, district-wise.
The winners and runners-up of the Men above are Challengers Cup will fit the bill for Men’s Head Cup, a 50-over tournament. This opposition will be played in April and will traverse 24 matches. There will be ten groups isolated into two groups of five matches. The groups affirmed for the tournament are UAE, Nepal, Kuwait, Qatar, Oman, Hong Kong, Singapore, and Malaysia.
In June, a Ladies’ T20 Emerging Groups Asia Cup will be held. It will highlight eight groups, partitioned into groups of two each. One group will highlight India A, Pakistan A, Thailand, and Hong Kong. The other group will have groups like Sri Lanka A, Bangladesh A, UAE, and Malaysia.
Next up will be Men’s Emerging Groups Asia Cup, a 50-over tournament. The main three groups of the tournament will meet all requirements for this tournament. This opposition will have eight groups, separated into two groups of four each. The primary group will include India A, Pakistan A, Sri Lanka An, and Qualifier 1. The other group will have Afghanistan A, Bangladesh An, and Qualifiers 2 and 3. This tournament will have 15 matches.
In August, a Men’s L2 Coaching Course and a Caretakers Studio will be held.
The men’s Asia Cup, the main tournament of ACC, will be held in September. It will highlight six groups, partitioned into two groups of three groups. India, Pakistan, and Qualifier 1 (the winner of the Men’s Chief Cup) are in one group while Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan are in the other. A sum of 13 matches will be held in the tournament.
In October, November, and December, one tournament each for Men’s Under 19 Cricket will be held. A Challengers Cup will start off things for Under-19 cricketers in October. The tournament will highlight 10 matches and be separated into groups of five. The principal group will be Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Bhutan, China, and a Qualifier. The other group will have Myanmar, Maldives, Thailand, Iran, and Qualifier 2.
Men’s Under-19 Chief Cup will be held in November, which will highlight ten groups. The primary group will include UAE, Kuwait, Nepal, Qatar, and Qualifier 1. The following group will have Oman, Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia, and a subsequent qualifier. It will include the winner of the Challengers Cup.
In December will be held the Men’s Asia Cup at the under-19 level, featuring the winner, next in line, and a third-place finish group from Chief Cup. Groups affirmed for this tournament are, India, and Pakistan in Group 1 alongside two qualifiers and Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and Afghanistan final qualifier in Group 2.
The year 2024 will get going with the Men’s T20 Challenger Cup in February and the Ladies’ T20 Challenger Cup in Spring. In men’s tournament will highlight Asian cricket’s partner groups ranging from 14 to 23, while partner groups positioned from nine to 18 will be in the ladies’ tournament.
The winner and sprinter of this tournament will fit the bill for the People’s T20 Chief Cup, to be held in April and May separately. The men’s tournament will have 10 groups, all partner groups ranging from 6-13 alongside qualifiers. The ladies tournament will have six groups, featuring partner groups positioned from five to eight and two qualifiers.
In August, a Men’s L3 coaching course and A Custodians Studio will be held.
In September and October, the Ladies’ T20 Asia Cup and Men’s Under-19 Asia Cup will be held. The best two groups of the Ladies’ Chief Cup will join the T20 Asia Cup. It will have 16 matches and six groups, isolated into two groups of three each. India, Pakistan, and Bangladesh will be in one group while the other will have Sri Lanka and two qualifiers.
The Men’s Under-19 Asia Cup in October will have eight groups. In one group will be India, Pakistan, Qualifier 1 and 2 and the other group will have Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, and Qualifier 3.
The Men’s T20 Emerging Groups Asia Cup will be held in December after an Umpires Studio in November. This tournament will highlight the top three groups from the Under-19 Chief Cup and generally eight groups, separated into two groups of four groups. India A, Pakistan A, Sri Lanka An, and Qualifier 1. The other group will include Bangladesh A, Afghanistan An, and Qualifiers 2 and 3.