The ICC ODI World Cup 2023 version will kick off and conclude in Ahmedabad. The opening match shall be held on October 05 and is prone to see the 2019 version’s finalists England and New Zealand face one another. Alternatively, Rohit Sharma-led Staff India will start their marketing campaign, in all probability in Chennai, in opposition to five-time winners Australia.
As per a report in Cricbuzz, the opening recreation is about to be held on the iconic Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium, Ahmedabad. Furthermore, the report added that India will lock horns with arch-rivals Pakistan, on the identical venue, on October 15, which is a Sunday. Equally, the event finale may also be held in Ahmedabad on November 19 (Sunday).
Cricbuzz additionally confirmed that Pakistan have agreed to come back to India for the mega occasion. Nonetheless, the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) have reservations about enjoying their marquee encounter versus Staff India in Ahmedabad in Gujarat. Nevertheless, they’ve given the inexperienced sign to play the event closing in Ahmedabad if Babar Azam & Co. attain that far.
The Males in Inexperienced are prone to play their video games in restricted venues, equivalent to Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Bengaluru. In the meantime, the enduring Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai — which hosted the 2011 WC closing — is a powerful contender to host one of many semi-finals.
The event will comprise ten groups with 48 video games total. India, Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand, England, Bangladesh, and South Africa — being the most recent entrant — have immediately certified whereas two extra groups will be part of after the qualifiers in June-July.