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Sri Lanka offers to host Asia Cup, World Twenty20

Sri Lanka offers to host Asia Cup, World Twenty20
Sri Lanka offers to host Asia Cup, World Twenty20

Sri Lanka is ready to host the Asia Cup one-day tournament(ODI) and the World Twenty20 if the two events are pulled out of violence-plagued Bangladesh, a top official said.The Asia Cup had been scheduled to be held between February 24 and March 7 -2014 in the Bangladeshi capital Dhaka, which has been hit by violent protests and strikes in the build-up to Sunday’s general election.

Bangladesh is also due to host the 16-nation World Twenty20 tournament, the nation’s biggest ever sporting event, from March 16 to April 6-2014. 

The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) is meeting in Colombo on Saturday to decide if the regional competition that features India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh can go ahead in Dhaka.

“We are ready to host the Asia Cup if the ACC wants another venue,” Sri Lanka Cricket’s secretary Nishantha Ranatunga said in Colombo.

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