Asia Cup 2023: PCB demands compensation from ACC, loss due to canceled matches due to rain

PCB Demands Compensation From ACC: After the schedule of Asia Cup 2023 was revealed, it was decided to organize 4 matches in Pakistan and 9 matches in Sri Lanka. So far, out of 3 matches played in Sri Lanka, 1 had to be canceled due to rain disruption while the result of one was achieved according to the Duckworth-Lewis rule. Now according to some reports, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has demanded compensation from the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) for the low ticket sales due to rain.

No official statement has been issued by the PCB in this matter, but reports have said that the PCB chairman has sent a mail to the ACC chief Jay Shah to compensate for the loss caused by the matches held in Sri Lanka. has demanded. At the same time, he has also shown a lot of disappointment regarding the behavior of ACC regarding the schedule of matches in Sri Lanka.

In view of the heavy rains in Colombo, there was talk of shifting the matches to Hambantota. Without taking names, the PCB chief asked who was responsible for suddenly changing the venue of matches without informing any ACC board members. When it was decided in the meeting of the host countries and ACC members on 5 September that the matches should be held in Hambantota and after that Sri Lanka’s chief pitch curator left for there. The ACC at the same time refused to change the venue of the matches without further discussion and decided to hold them in Kandy and Colombo.

Indo-Pak match in Colombo again under the shadow of rain

On September 10 at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo, a clash between India and Pakistan will be seen in the Super-4. There is a threat of rain on this match as well. While the Indian team has reached Colombo from Kandy, the Pakistan team will leave for Colombo from Lahore today after defeating Bangladesh in the Super-4.


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