The 2023 ODI World Cup schedule may change as soon as once more, a month after BCCI and ICC introduced the World Cup schedule. This comes barely every week after BCCI introduced that the schedule might be tweaked over complaints from ICC’s full member international locations in regards to the event fixtures.
The World Cup is ready to start from October 5 onwards on the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Based on a PTI report, the Cricket Affiliation of Bengal (CAB) urged the ICC recce staff to alter the schedule for the World Cup match between England and Pakistan and England on November 12, when West Bengal might be celebrating Kali Puja, the second greatest competition within the state after Durga Puja.
Since police might be deployed throughout the state in giant numbers in view of the competition, it is going to be tough for the state police to spare additional personnel for Eden Gardens responsibility, in line with the Hindustan Instances.
Senior members of CAB advised PTI that state police have raised a safety concern. “Kolkata Police has cited issues to offer safety for the match slated on Diwali. Now we have knowledgeable the ICC and BCCI to reschedule it and if it doesn’t occur we’d inform this to the the chief minister,” a senior CAB office-bearer mentioned.
Nevertheless, CAB president Snehasish Ganguly dismissed studies in regards to the state cricket board sending any request to ICC for a change in schedule.
“Now we have not but obtained something formally from the Kolkata Police,” Snehasish, elder brother of former BCCI president Sourav Ganguly, mentioned. “Except we get one thing formally, we will not inform the ICC. Safety challenge is being taken care of by the Kolkata Police. That’s not our look-out. As I mentioned, we have now not obtained something formally, if we get something we’ll inform ICC.”
An ESPNCricinfo report mentioned CAB requested BCCI to alter the schedule of the England-Pakistan match to November 11 as an alternative of 12. The World Cup schedule was introduced on June 27, simply 100 days earlier than the event begins. The earlier World Cup editions in 2015 and 2019 had been introduced over a 12 months early.
Earlier, Ahmedabad police additionally requested change of schedule within the India vs Pakistan sport on October 15, which occurs to be the primary day of Navaratri. The sport has reportedly been rescheduled to October 14 however there isn’t any official announcement but.