Pak-India clash on Oct 14 as ICC announces revised schedule for World Cup 2023
The much-awaited match between India and Pakistan at this year’s ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup has been rescheduled to Saturday, October 14.
The clash between India and Pakistan was originally slated to take place in Ahmedabad on Sunday, 15 October, but this has been moved a day earlier and will now be held at the same venue on Saturday, 14 October.
As a result, England’s fixture against Afghanistan in Delhi will be moved from Saturday, 14 October and will now be played 24 hours later on Sunday, 15 October.
Pakistan’s encounter against Sri Lanka in Hyderabad has been rescheduled for Tuesday, 10 October, rather than Thursday, 12 October, and Australia’s important match against South Africa in Lucknow has been rescheduled for Thursday, 12 October rather than Friday, 13 October.
Similarly, New Zealand’s game against Bangladesh, which was initially planned for 14 October as a day match in Chennai, has been pushed back to Friday, 13 October and will now be played as a day-night contest.
The World Cup commences on Thursday, 5 October when 2019 finalists England and New Zealand clash at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, with the event culminating in the final at the same venue on Sunday, 19 November.