The recently unveiled ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 schedule showcases some significant changes, with nine matches being rescheduled from their initial dates. Notably, the highly anticipated clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan has been moved to a different day, initially scheduled for Sunday, 15 October, in Ahmedabad, has undergone a change in date. The clash between these fierce rivals will now take place a day earlier, on Saturday, 14 October, at the same venue. Additionally, alterations have been made to the timings and dates of eight other matches in the tournament.
The scheduled match between England and Afghanistan, which was originally set for Saturday, 14 October in Delhi, has been rescheduled. This fixture will now take place a day later, on Sunday, 15 October.
The Pakistan-Sri Lanka clash in Hyderabad, initially slated for Thursday, 12 October, has been moved forward to Tuesday, 10 October.
Likewise, the high-stakes match between Australia and South Africa in Lucknow has been pushed back by a day and will now be held on Thursday, 12 October, instead of the previously scheduled Friday, 13 October.
Notably, the New Zealand-Bangladesh encounter, initially set as a day match on 14 October in Chennai, has been shifted back a day to Friday, 13 October, and will now be played under the floodlights as a day-night affair. Additionally, an alteration has been made to the start time of the England-Bangladesh showdown in Dharamsala. Originally planned as a day-night encounter, it will now commence at 10:30 AM (local time) as a day match.
The double-header clashes originally set for Sunday, 12 November, have been rescheduled to unfold a day earlier on Saturday, 11 November. This alteration will see Australia take on Bangladesh in Pune at 10:30 AM, followed by the clash between England and Pakistan in Kolkata at 2:00 PM. Additionally, a change has been made to the date of India’s concluding league match against the Netherlands. Originally planned for 11 November, this day-night fixture will now take place on 12 November in Bengaluru.
The eagerly awaited ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 kicks off on Thursday, 5 October, as the finalists of the 2019 edition, England and New Zealand, face off at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
ICC World Cup 2023 Rescheduled Match List: Dates & Timing
Here is the list of nine matches rescheduled:
October 10 – England vs Bangladesh October 10 – Pakistan vs Sri Lanka
October 12 – Australia vs South Africa
October 13 – New Zealand vs Bangladesh
October 14 – India vs Pakistan
October 15 – England vs Afghanistan
November 11 – Australia vs Bangladesh
November 11 – England vs Pakistan
November 12 – India vs Netherlands
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