Dubai: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced a revised schedule for the 2023 World Cup, with several changes to the match lineup. The most notable change is the rescheduling of the India-Pakistan match, which has been moved from October 15 to October 14. The match will still be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Nine fixtures have been rescheduled for #CWC23.
— ICC (@ICC) August 9, 2023
As a result of this change, England’s match against Afghanistan in Delhi has been moved to October 15. Pakistan’s game against Sri Lanka in Hyderabad has been moved from October 12 to October 10, while Australia’s match against South Africa in Lucknow has been moved from October 13 to October 12.
New Zealand’s match against Bangladesh in Chennai has also been moved, from October 14 to October 13. The match will now be played as a day-night contest.
In addition to these changes, the ICC has also made minor adjustments to the timing of two matches. England’s match against Bangladesh in Dharamsala will now start at 10:30 AM (local time), and Australia’s match against Pakistan in Pune on November 12 has been moved to November 11.
The final league game of the tournament, India vs Netherlands, has also been moved from November 11 to November 12. The match will be played in Bengaluru as a day-night contest.
The ICC has made these changes in order to optimize the schedule and ensure that all teams have a fair chance to compete. The revised schedule is available on the ICC website.