Indore may get World Cup match: Team India will play one warm-up and two ODIs in Indore

India is hosting the ODI World Cup 2023. The World Cup will start from 5 October. The first match will be played between England and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Cricket Stadium in Ahmedabad. The schedule of this World Cup will be announced after the final of the ongoing World Test Championship in England.

According to information received from BCCI sources, the Indian cricket team will play a warm-up match at the Holkar Stadium in Indore. Apart from this warm-up match, Indore is also likely to host two more matches.

If the World Cup matches are held at Holkar Stadium in Indore, then this will be the second time that Indore will get to host the Cricket World Cup match. Earlier in 1987, a match of Reliance World Cup has been organized in Indore. The 1987 World Cup match between Australia and New Zealand was held in Indore. Australia defeated New Zealand by 3 runs in a rain-curtailed match on 18–19 October.

Due to rain, the first day’s play could not be held at the Nehru Stadium and the match took place on the reserve day. Australia won by 3 runs in this 30-30 over match. The BCCI had released the list of venues for the World Cup match only last month. In which the name of Holkar Stadium of Indore was also included.

Explain that in the World Cup, all 10 teams will play against each other once in the round-robin league. A total of 45 matches will be played in this round robin league. The top four teams on the basis of points after the league stage will advance to the semi-finals. There will be a total of three matches in the knockout stage.

According to information received from sources, the Indian team will play a warm-up match in Indore before the World Cup. Apart from this, Indore has got to host 2 more matches, but whether these matches will be of World Cup or warm-up matches, it will be known only after the release of the schedule.

ODI World Cup is going to be held in India after 12 years. India last won the title in 2011 by defeating Sri Lanka in its co-hosted World Cup. India had ended the title drought of 28 years at that time.

World Cup matches will be held on these grounds

– Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

– Eden Gardens, Kolkata

– Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

– Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium, Delhi

– Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamshala

– Assam Cricket Association Stadium, Guwahati

– Holkar Stadium, Indore

Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Rajkot

– Shaheed Veer Narayan Singh International Cricket Stadium, Raipur

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