- BCCI likely to send second-string India team for Asia Cup 2021, KL Rahul could be a captain of second string India Team
- Asia Cup is likely to take place in Sri Lanka this year.
The tournament was originally scheduled to be vie last ye before it absolutely was deferred because of the COVID-19 pandemic. whereas the schedule for the competition isn’t out nevertheless, it’s expected to be vie in late June in Ceylon.
Recently, Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) chairman Ehsan Mani had claimed that Asia Cup 2021 would possibly get deferred to 2023 if Asian country qualify for the ultimate of the globe take a look at Championship (WTC). And whereas Asian country have qualified for the ultimate, the probabilities of Asia Cup obtaining deferred area unit extremely unlikely. Asian country and New Zealand can play the ultimate from June eighteen to twenty two whereas the Asia Cup appearance possible to start within the last week of an equivalent month.
India unlikely to send Full straight squad due to WTC2021
The BCCI is reportedly set to send a second string Indian team to Ceylon for the Asia Cup because of the team’s busy schedule. Asian country area unit scheduled to tour European country for a five-Test series and therefore the players can possible keep back within the uk when the twin towers final. when the tour of European country, Asian country can host the T20 tournament and therefore the BCCI area unit unlikely to send the most players for the Asia Cup, consistent with a report within the Times of Asian country.
“There’s no different selection. we have a tendency to can’t risk the preparation for the series in European country. And cricketers can’t doubly endure quarantine. If the Asia Cup happens, Asian country can don’t have any choice however to send a secondary squad,” prime sources told the news outlet.
A secondary facet suggests that the team are going to be while not the likes of Virat Kohli, Rishabh Pant, Rohit Sharma, Jasprit Bumrah, prophet Shami and different names. Meanwhile, Asian country have won the last 2 editions of the tournament and can be eyeing a hat-trick this year. They won the 2016 edition that was vie within the T20 format before winning it once more in 2018 that was vie within the ODI format. Asian country also are the foremost palmy team within the history of the competition with seven titles to their name.