New Delhi: The final group match of the Under-19 Asia Cup between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka on Tuesday will face India in the semifinals after a two-official positive test for the Covid-19 was canceled. The semifinals will be held on Thursday.
Corona has entered the Asia Cup
In the last match of Group B, 32.4 overs were played when the match was canceled after two officials tested positive for COVID-19. The Asian Cricket Council (ACC) and the Emirates Cricket Board have confirmed that today’s ACC U-19 Asia Cup Group B final has been canceled, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) said in a statement.
Two officers were attacked by Corona
“It has been confirmed that the Covid-19 of the two officers was found positive,” he said. Officials are now safe and are being treated according to tournament rules. “All officials involved in this match are being tested and will remain in isolation until the results are known,” the ACC said. After losing the toss, Bangladesh scored 130 runs for the loss of four wickets in 32.4 overs. Ariful Islam 19 and Mohammad Fahim 28 runs were playing.
Now Bangladesh is facing India
Bangladesh and Sri Lanka had already qualified for the semi-finals and the winners and runners-up of the group were to be determined from this match. Bangladesh are top of the group due to their good run rate and will face India in the semifinals on December 30. Sri Lanka will face Pakistan in the second semifinal. India are the most successful team in the tournament so far, having won the title four times in 2000, 2008, 2012 and 2018. India was also runner up in 2016. The last tournament was held in New Zealand in 2020.