ODI World Cup 2023 | Big blow to Pakistan, BCCI and ICC reject PCB’s demand for change in venue

New Delhi: The Pakistan Cricket Board had demanded a change in the venue of some matches of the ODI World Cup 2023 to be held in India this year. But, both the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have rejected this demand of Pakistan (PCB). This has caused a big blow to Pakistan. It is known that ODI World Cup 2023 is going to be organized in India in October-November this year. According to the report of Cricbuzz, there was a meeting between ICC and BCCI on Tuesday regarding the demand of PCB. PCB’s demand was rejected in this meeting. After this officially informed the PCB. Read this also Pakistan wanted to change the venue of two matches PCB had demanded to change the venue of the matches played in Chennai and Bengaluru. As per the BCCI’s draft schedule, Pakistan is scheduled to play against Afghanistan in Chennai and Australia in Bengaluru. But, Pakistan refused to play the match at both these places and demanded a change of venue. At the same time, BCCI and ICC say that there is no reason to make changes right now. India-Pak mega-match to be held in Ahmedabad According to the BCCI’s draft schedule, the mega-match between India and Pakistan is going to be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on October 15. Former PCB chairman Najam Sethi had raised concerns about the India-Pakistan match to be played in Ahmedabad, but that request was also not considered. Schedule will be announced soon The schedule of ODI World Cup 2023 has not been announced yet. But BCCI can announce it soon. According to the draft schedule, the first match of the World Cup will be played between England and New Zealand on 5 October. India will play its first match against Australia on 8 October. The final match of this tournament will be played on 19 November.

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