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Sri Lanka to host Under-19 Asia Cup in December

The Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota will be one of the venues that will host the Under-19 Asia Cup in December AFP

Sri Lanka will host the Under-19 Asia Cup between December 8 and 22, Sri Lanka Cricket has announced.

After a meeting of the SLC's executive committee on September 24, the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota, the Galle International Cricket Stadium and Matara Uyanwatte Stadium were approved as venues for the tournament. The tournament itinerary and other details will be decided in due course.

The committee further approved the appointment of Thusith Perera, the Asian Cricket Council (ACC) general manager, as the event director, while Sultan Rana, the ACC's events manager, will serve in the same role for the U-19 tournament.