PCB nods for World Cup in India however expresses reservations over Modi stadium

May 10, 2023 | By

KARACHI: The chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board’s Management Committee, Najam Sethi has agreed to tour India for the World Cup in October this year.

A well-placed source further said that a green signal, to play in the global tournament, was given by Mr. Sethi, however, with a few concerns about playing at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad against India.

“PCB agreed to play only the final at the Narendra Modi Stadium if the situation would arise”, the source said.

The opening match between Australia and India will be played on October 5 in Chennai. The final match is also scheduled to be played at the World’s Largest Cricket Stadium on November 18.

India is likely to play against Pakistan on October 15. The Board of Control for Cricket (BCCI) will soon release the schedule after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2023 season.


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