The International Cricket Council has published the schedule for warm-up matches ahead of the World Cup. The warm-up games start on September 29th. The first match will be played between Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in Guwahati. The Indian team will play two warm-up games, the first against New Zealand on September 30th and the second against the Netherlands on October 3rd.
A total of three matches will be played on the first day, September 29, in which the Sri Lanka-Bangladesh, South Africa-Afghanistan and New Zealand-Pakistan matches will be played. The Africa vs Afghanistan match will be played in Thiruvananthapuram while the Pakistan vs New Zealand match will be played in Hyderabad. Team India will play their first warm-up game against England in Guwahati and the second against the Netherlands in Thiruvananthapuram. The final warm-up match will be in Hyderabad on October 3 between Pakistan and Australia.
- Bangladesh v Sri Lanka – Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati (29 September)
- South Africa v Afghanistan – Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram (September 29)
- New Zealand v Pakistan v Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad (29 September)
- India v England – Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati (30 September)
- Australia v Netherlands v Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram (September 30)
- England v Bangladesh – Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati (2 October)
- New Zealand v South Africa v Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram (2 October)
- Afghanistan v Sri Lanka – Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati (3 October)
- India vs. Netherlands – Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram (October 3)
- Pakistan vs. Australia – Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad (October 3).
We tell you that the World Cup league matches will start on October 5th. The first game will be played between New Zealand and holders England at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. As part of the tournament, the Indian team will play their first game against Australia on October 8th in Chennai. This will be followed by India’s second game against Afghanistan (October 11) and third against Pakistan (October 14). At the same time, the last game of the tournament will take place on November 19th. The final will also be played at the stadium in Ahmedabad.
The schedule of warm-up matches for the 2023 World Cup: pic.twitter.com/ixedWiIWU3
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