Gulf Today (UAE) – ABU DHABI: The UAE has been confirmed as the host venue for the Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) 2018 Asia Cup One Day International (ODI) tournament.

Summary

  • ABU DHABI: The UAE has been confirmed as the host venue for the Asian Cricket Council’s (ACC) 2018 Asia Cup One Day International (ODI) tournament.
  • Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Chairman of the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) said: “Emirates Cricket is very proud for the UAE to be chosen as the host venue of the ACC Asia Cup.
  • “We extend our sincere thanks to the ACC, Asia Cup hosts BCCI, and all Member Unions for their trust and unanimous support,” he added.
  • Asia Cup has been moved from India to the UAE over Pakistan’s refusal to cross the border, as relations simmer between the arch rivals, the ACC said earlier.
  • However India has continued to square off with Pakistan in international events like the 2016 Asia Cup in Bangladesh, the World Twenty20 at home and the 2017 Champions Trophy in England.

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