The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) officers are in talks with ICC officers over their most popular venues in India for the Pakistan group to play their ICC World Cup 2023 matches. As per a PTI report, Pakistan desires its matches to be performed in Chennai and Kolkata.
Whereas the ICC World Cup 2023 begins on October 5 in India, the ICC’s Occasions committee, in affiliation with the host cricket board BCCI, will chalk out the ultimate itinerary within the subsequent few months in order that it permits followers throughout India and different components to plan their journey itinerary.
Wasim Khan, ICC GM of Cricket and former PCB chief selector had informed Pakistani media that the group might play its matches in Bangladesh as part of a ‘hybrid mannequin’ in reply to India not touring to Pakistan for the Asia Cup 2023.
However PCB chairman Najam Sethi again then had rubbished the concept of taking part in World Cup video games in Bangladesh. Extra so, ICC had made it clear that no such proposal had come from Pakistan a couple of ‘hybrid mannequin’ for international tournaments.
Pakistan Will Like To Play Most Of Its World Cup Matches In Kolkata And Chennai- Report
The ICC World Cup 2023 shall be performed throughout 12 Indian cities, together with Ahmedabad, Lucknow, Mumbai, Rajkot, Bengaluru, Delhi, Indore, Guwahati, and Hyderabad. And it has been reported that discussions are at present on on the ICC stage as Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) bigwigs are in talks with a top-level ICC govt over Pakistan eager to play its matches at particular venues.
“Loads will depend upon what BCCI and the Indian authorities determine however given a selection, Pakistan will prefer to play most of its World Cup matches in Kolkata and Chennai. “In Kolkata, Pakistan performed its T20 World Cup recreation in opposition to India in 2016 and the gamers had been very pleased with the safety. Equally, Chennai as a venue stays memorable for Pakistan. It’s additionally about feeling secure at particular venues,” a supply near ICC Board informed PTI.
Nonetheless, the truth that India vs Pakistan match will get essentially the most eyeballs and income, the Narendra Modi Stadium with a capability of 1,30,000 crowd would be the good venue for his or her high-voltage conflict.
Every group will play 9 video games on the league stage which shall be held in a round-robin format.