Cricket World Cup: India vs Pakistan match to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad; Reports

Since India and Pakistan rarely face each other outside of ICC and ACC events, every match between the two countries that is played on a World Cup scale automatically becomes a super-hit match.

It is anticipated that India and Pakistan would play each other at Ahmedabad, which is regarded as one of the largest cricket stadiums in the world in terms of seating capacity.

Based on further report, the high voltage game schedule will be announced at the end of IPL 2023,  also distinct venues including the likes of Nagpur, Bengaluru, Trivandrum, Mumbai, Delhi, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Rajkot, Indore, Bengaluru, Mohali and Dharamshala might be the shortlisted venues for the  World Cup main event as well as practice fixtures.

There is another report circulating on distinct media outlets, that arch rivals Pakistan will be playing their games in Chennai, Bengaluru and Kolkata due to security reasons.

There is one thing which BCCI is planning to wrap most matches in southern part of India before the first week on November due to monsoon season.

There has been another report, which is quoted by Indian Express where official closed to BCCI informed that board is looking to go for slow pitches for upcoming World Cup and prepare those pitches which will assist Spinners.

They also want to take complete advantage for home conditions.

“The Indian team has performed well on slow tracks in the past few years at home. So the team management had requested that whenever the schedule is being prepared the Indian team should face top teams on slow pitches. They wanted to have a home advantage,” a source in the BCCI said.

BCCI Secretary, Jay Shah stated while taking to different media outlets, board is keenly looking to upgrade its infrastructure ahead of World Cup 2023 main event.

“All existing infrastructure in the country will be upgraded before the World Cup. Assessment of the stadium has been done to engage with a wider cohort of fans in the IPL and during the World Cup. So upgrading infrastructure will be done during this period,” Shah said.