Asia Cup 2025: This time Asia Cup will be played in T20 format instead of ODI, Know which country will get hosting!
Under the captaincy of Rohit Sharma, the Indian team won the Asia Cup 2023 title. However, the change in the format of Asia Cup 2025 is now making headlines. According to media reports, the tournament will be played from the One Day International (ODI) format to the Twenty20 (T20) format in 2025. Oman and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are reportedly vying for the hosting rights of the Asia Cup 2025.
Oman and the United Arab Emirates may get hosting:
According to media sources, Oman and UAE are said to be the frontrunners in the race to host Asia Cup 2025. It is believed that Oman and UAE may share the responsibility of hosting the tournament, but no official confirmation has been made yet. Changes to the T20 format for the 2025 edition of the Asia Cup are almost being finalized.
India's dominance in Asia Cup:
The Indian cricket team has continued its dominance in the Asia Cup and won the title in 2023. Team India holds the record for winning the Asia Cup the most number of times, having emerged victorious in the tournament eight times. The Asia Cup was first played in 1984. In the 2023 final, India, led by Rohit Sharma, defeated Sri Lanka by ten wickets. Sri Lanka could score only 50 runs in 15.2 overs and India easily achieved the target in 6.1 overs.