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Narendra Modi Stadium selected as ODI World Cup 2023 venue; PCB requests change of venues

The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad has been selected as the venue for both the opening and closing matches of the upcoming ODI World Cup 2023, which is set to take place in India later this year. The much-awaited ODI World Cup is set to commence on October 5, with the opening match featuring defending champions England and New Zealand.

The much-anticipated finale of the tournament is all set to take place at the illustrious Narendra Modi Stadium on the 19th of November.As per the latest report from Cricbuzz, India is set to commence its campaign against the five-time champions Australia.

The upcoming match is anticipated to be held in Chennai. On October 15, a highly anticipated match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan is set to take place. The schedule of the World Cup is expected to be announced soon by the BCCI.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is anticipated to unveil the schedule for the upcoming World Cup subsequent to the conclusion of the IPL 2023. Prior to its announcement, the BCCI will have obtained the necessary approvals from all relevant parties. The schedule of the tournament will be finalized by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI).

As per the latest report from Cricbuzz, the Pakistan cricket team has expressed their readiness to embark on a tour of India for the upcoming World Cup. The Asia Cup hosting controversy remains unresolved. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has expressed concerns regarding the upcoming match against India.

In light of this, PCB Chairman Najam Sethi recently made a visit to the International Cricket Council (ICC) office in Dubai.The Chief of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has reportedly requested a change of venues for upcoming Pakistan matches. Reports indicate that in the event that the Pakistan team advances to the final, it is guaranteed to compete in Ahmedabad.

As per the available information, Pakistan has expressed its desire to hold its upcoming matches in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Bengaluru.The upcoming World Cup matches are set to take place in various locations across India. In addition to Ahmedabad, a total of ten cities have been selected as hosts, including three in the South, namely Kolkata, Delhi, Indore, Dharamshala, Guwahati, Rajkot, Raipur and Mumbai.

The cities of Mohali and Nagpur have been excluded from the list. The Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai is a potential venue for the semi-final match. With nine league matches to play, it is highly likely that India will play at almost all venues.

In the upcoming World Cup, a total of 48 matches will be played among 10 participating teams. In the latest development, South Africa has joined the ranks of India, England, Australia, New Zealand, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Bangladesh as the latest team to qualify for the upcoming event.

In June, Zimbabwe will host a qualifying tournament to determine the final two spots. Netherlands, Ireland, Nepal, Oman, Scotland, UAE and hosts Zimbabwe will participate in this tournament along with West Indies and Sri Lanka.

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