The 13th edition of the Cricket World Cup will take place in India later this year. All teams are getting ready to perform their best to win this prestigious trophy for their respective countries. England will be the defending champions and now, some reports have come out regarding this upcoming mega event.
According to reliable sources, the first match will be on 5 October 2023 as England will take on New Zealand. However, both the inaugural and final matches will happen at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. The final will take place on 19 November. Seeing that fans have reacted to the reports on social media.
Pakistan have reportedly agreed to visit India for the World Cup
However, reports also suggested that Team India will begin their World Cup campaign against Australia at Chepauk, Chennai. They will take on their arch-rivals Pakistan on 15 October. However, the venue has not been disclosed so far. The Indian Cricket Board will also announce the whole schedule along with dates and venues after the completion of the ongoing IPL. According to reports of Cricbuzz, Pakistan have agreed to visit India for the World Cup despite the recent uncertainty over the upcoming Asia Cup. However, they have reportedly confirmed playing the final in Ahmedabad if the Men in Green would have reached the final.
As per reports, Pakistan will play its games in Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, and Bengaluru. The Wankhede in Mumbai is set to get a semifinal also. Reports have also confirmed venues like Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bengaluru, Kolkata, Delhi, Indore, Dharamsala, Guwahati, Rajkot, Raipur, and Mumbai. However, fans will hope that the Men in Blue can with this title this time around at home. In 2011, India won the World Cup at home while after that in the last two editions, they failed in the semi-final against Australia in 2015 and New Zealand in 2019 respectively. However, since 2011, only host nations have won the title in front of home crowds.
Here are some tweets shared by fans:
Paisaa vasool karna padega stadium banaya hai toh…. 🤣
— Abhishek Poojari (@4uPoojari) May 10, 2023
narendra modi wins the trophy , yes , he did it wuhhhhhwwwwowowowwh,
— . (@bojackchan_3) May 10, 2023
— @Mogambo_KhushHuwa (@INDIAsehu3) May 10, 2023
Legacy and history can't be bought
Wankhede and eden gardens deserve better
— KKR ADDICTED (@SrutiSruti48163) May 10, 2023
Sab Ahmedabad me hi karao
— SudarshaN 🇮🇳 (@ImSudarshan67) May 10, 2023
It's really hard time FOR Such a classy Stadium like eden gardens & wankhed, delhi Stadium
— . 🇧🇩 (@anuvabnadim49) May 10, 2023
Why not wankade, chinnaswamy, Eden gardens…
— kabilan (@KingstonKabila1) May 10, 2023
Jaisi situation abhi Pakistan me hai ,kya wo 15 oct tak survive kar payega 😉😅😆
— P.J🥵#Save_Soil🏞️🏏🎥🎧 (@Impranav_jais) May 10, 2023
kya faida, india final me pahuch hi nhi paegi agar
— Aditya Tiwari (@namedaditya) May 10, 2023