Sourav Ganguly not to attend ACC meeting due to coronavirus scare


Updated: March 1, 2020 10:58:29 pm


Jadeja's improvement with bat so important: Ganguly BCCI president Sourav Ganguly. (File Photo)

A call on the Asia Cup’s venue can have to wait because the upcoming Asian Cricket Council meeting has been postponed after a number of members, together with BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, refused to journey to Dubai due to the coronavirus menace.

The ACC meeting was scheduled to be held in Dubai on Tuesday however with the UAE reporting over 700 circumstances over the previous couple of days, it had to be postponed until the top of this month.

“Ganguly was supposed to leave tonight but the coronavirus scare in the UAE has led to the postponement of the meeting,” a BCCI supply instructed PTI in Kolkata.

The BCCI chief and secretary Jay Shah had been to attend the meeting.

A Pakistan Cricket Board supply added, “The chairman of the PCB, Ehsan Mani, is already in Dubai but CEO Wasim Khan didn’t fly out on Sunday.”

On Friday, Ganguly had stated the subsequent Asia Cup might be held in Dubai, paving the way in which for each India and Pakistan to take part within the continental match. However, Mani promptly insisted that no last resolution had been taken on the identical.

Pakistan was the designated hosts for the match scheduled for September, however with the BCCI making it clear that the Indian group would not have the option to journey to the neighbouring nation owing to safety considerations, the organisers received down to exploring different choices, one in all which was internet hosting it in Dubai.

Another PCB supply stated that Mani can have talks with the Emirates Cricket Board officers to discover out in the event that they had been ready to host the match in September.

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