WEB DESK: It was decided in a meeting that the Asia Cup will be held in Bangladesh for the third time consecutively on Tuesday in Singapore.
The five-nation regional tournament featuring the hosts, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and an Associate will begin on February 24 to March 6. With the World T20 scheduled to begin five days later, the upcoming edition of the Asia Cup will be the first that includes Twenty20 contests as well.
“Pakistan raised the point that Bangladesh should host next year’s Asia Cup and everyone agreed,” BCB president Nazmul Hassan told reporters in Dhaka on Wednesday.
The previous two editions of the Asia Cup were held in Dhaka in 2012 and 2014