India have won four and lost just one in five matches played in Under-19 Asia Cup Cricket 2021 in UAE. Their only defeat came against Pakistan in the league stage.
India chased down Afghanistan's 259/4 in 48.2 overs in their final group match of U-19 Asia Cup 2021-22 in Dubai. With this win, India were placed second in the group behind the Pakistan team.
Put in to bat, India put up 282 for five, courtesy Harnoor Singh's 120 off 130 balls and skipper Yash Dhull's 63 off 68 balls. Then, the bowlers ran through the opposition to complete a 154-run rout of UAE.
With all the big four sides -- Bangladesh, India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka - having packed schedules until the end of the year, finding a window for the Asia Cup would have been extremely difficult
The latest edition of Asia Cup was supposed to be hosted by Pakistan but since India were unlikely to travel there, it was shifted to Sri Lanka
Mani also informed that Sri Lanka will host the Asia Cup in 2022, ruling out any chances of the continental event being staged this year in June.
India need a draw against England in their fourth and final match to make the final of ICC World Test Championship
A day after BCCI boss Sourav Ganguly announced the cancellation Asia Cup, Asian Cricket Council said that the tournament has been postponed until June 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic
Sourav Ganguly did not specify the reason for the cancellation of Asia Cup but its conduct was shrouded in uncertainty amidst the coronavirus pandemic
Earlier in the day, PCB CEO Wasim Khan rejected speculation that the Asia Cup could be scrapped to make space for the Indian Premier League
It is understood that the ACC will wait for the ICC's decision on the T20 World Cup in Australia (October-November) before taking a call on the Asia Cup
With no chance of India traveling to Pakistan in the prevailing political climate, it was all but certain that the Asia Cup T20 will be again held in the UAE
A few days back, Ehsan Mani had disagreed with Sourav Ganguly who had said that India can't play in Pakistan -- the designated host country -- due to security concerns and that the Asia Cup will be held in the UAE
The ACC meeting was scheduled to be held in Dubai on Tuesday but with the UAE reporting over 700 cases over the last few days, it had to be postponed till the end of this month
A PCB official reportedly said that while the Pakistan board remains the event's host, only the ACC can take a call on the matter and the same will be done keeping in mind the interest of all the countries involved
Pakistan was the designated hosts for the Asia Cup 2020 scheduled for September, but with the BCCI making it clear that the Indian team would not be able to travel to the neighbouring country owing to security concerns, the event has been moved to Dubai
Misbah-Ul-Haq was asked to attend the BOG meeting in person to respond to the queries and concerns of some of the members who are unhappy with the performance of the national team since the former Pakistan captain took charge in September
The 2020 edition of Asia Cup, scheduled to be held in Pakistan in September, is set to be a preparatory ground for the World T20 in Australia
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