The Narendra Modi Cricket Ground in Ahmedabad has arisen as the host to have the high-profile India vs Pakistan match in the ICC 50-over World Cup which is planned for October-November, the beginning match between the two arch-rivals will be played on Indian soil after around 2016.
The Board Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has chosen to have the high-voltage match at the Ahmedabad Stadium with fully expecting that an enormous number of fans are supposed to go to India from abroad for the fixtures.
With a seating limit of 1 lakh, the Narendra Modi Stadium is the Indias largest ground. The BCCI will report the World Cup plan at a stupendous send off once the IPL in progress, is finished, it is learnt.
On the off chance that everything goes according to plan, the 50-over World Cup will start off from October 5, with Nagpur, Bengaluru, Trivandrum, Mumbai, Delhi, Lucknow, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Rajkot, Indore, Bengaluru and Dharamshala being short-listed as scenes, for training apparatuses.
Of these venues, nonetheless, just seven will have India’s league matches. Ahmedabad could be the main venue where India play two matches, make to the finals.
It is discovered that Pakistan could wind up playing the vast majority of their matches in Chennai and Bengaluru because of safety reasons. Kolkata’s Eden Gardens is likewise being considered as a venue. Additionally, Bangladesh could likewise play the vast majority of their matches in Kolkata and Guwahati as it would decrease the movement distance for fans from the adjoining country.
With October-November being the monsoon season, the BCCI is wanting to wrap up the matches in the country’s southern parts before the principal seven day stretch of November.
The Indian group, sources said, mentioned the BCCI to allocate installations against Australia, England, New Zealannd and South Africa to venues that help spinners. It let the board know that it favors slow pitches as it needs to expand the purported home benefit, a pattern it has been following throughout recent years.
The BCCI has reserved more than Rs 500 crore to redesign venues s the nation over before the 50-over World Cup. BCCI secretary Jay Shah had before expressed that the board will update its framework, with clean latrines, simple access and clean seats the main concerns after ongoing analysis over the state of stadiums.