An important official stated on Saturday that the dates and locations for the One-Day International World Cup that will be held in India this year will be announced around the time of the Test championship final.
The fact that a timetable has not been established for the 50-plus showcase event that is anticipated to take place in October or November is quite rare.
How to make accommodations for Pakistan is still the primary contributor to the delay.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) is attempting to devise a strategy for a match against India’s bitter rivals and hosts of the Asia Cup to take place at a neutral location in the month of September.
In the event that India does not participate in the Asia Cup, Pakistan has threatened to abstain from playing in the World Cup that would be held in India.
The final between India and Australia will take place between June 7 and 11 at the Oval, which is also expected to be the location where the World Cup announcement will take place. At stake is the biggest trophy in test cricket.
following a meeting on the eve of the Indian Premier League final in Ahmedabad, BCCI secretary Jay Shah issued a statement saying that the venues for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will be announced at a press conference during the ICC World Test Championship Final. Jay Shah’s comments came in a statement that was released following the meeting.
“The complete schedule for the tournament will also be revealed,” he said, adding that they were looking at all of the major cities as potential hosts for the event, including Delhi, Bengaluru, Chennai, and Kolkata. “The complete schedule for the tournament will also be revealed,” he added.
It is anticipated that the winner of the Asia Cup would be determined on the sidelines of the Indian Premier League final match between the defending champions Chennai Super Kings and the challengers Gujarat Titans.
Shah, who is also the head of the Asian Cricket Council (ACC), has extended an invitation to the cricket board presidents of Bangladesh, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka to attend the IPL final. During this meeting, they will go through the specifics of the event.
According to Shah, “the future of the Asia Cup 2023 will be decided once we have a meeting with the ACC members (Test-playing nations),” and this meeting will take place after the meeting with the Associate states.
Since 2012, cricketing powerhouses and bitter adversaries India and Pakistan have not competed against one another in any format on their respective home turfs. Instead, they only face off against one another in international competitions that take place on neutral venues.
Since being carved out of the division of the subcontinent in 1947, the two countries have been bitter political adversaries and have fought three wars against one another.