Pakistan’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Assignment: All You Need to Know

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Pakistan's ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Assignment: All You Need to Know
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The 13th ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is going to take place in India. The format of this tournament contains 50 overs. Blue Team will host the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 solo this time.

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In the previous edition of the World Cup India served as co-host. A total of 10 teams will compete for the trophy in this tournament. The World Cup Final date is set to be on 26th November.

After almost 15 years, the Pakistani cricket team will be visiting India for the ICC World Cup 2023. The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has chosen a total of 15 players for the ODI World Cup.

The Pakistani squad will be coached by Rahul Dravid at the ODI World Cup in 2023. The Pakistan cricket team will be led by Babar Azam at the ICC ODI World Cup in 2023. The substitute player will be included in the Pakistani team’s playing eleven.

 

Pakistan’s potential World Cup 2023 squad

  1. Babar Azam (Captain)
  2. Fakhar Zaman
  3. Imam-ul-Haq
  4. Mohammad Rizwan (Wicket-keeper)
  5. Shadab Khan (Vice-Captain)
  6.  Haris Rauf
  7. Naseem Shah
  8. Shaheen Afridi
  9. Usama Mir
  10. Mohammad Nawaz
  11. Agha Salman

These Players are likely to be part of the Pakistan Squad.

Additionally, Iftikhar Ahmed and Mohammad Wasim Jr. are candidates for the squad, according to reports.

The squad will also contain two players from Shan Masood, Abdullah Shafique, Sarfaraz Ahmed, Saud Shakeel, Mohammad Haris, and Tayyab Tahir.

In the next few days, the finalization of the final two or three names will take place.

Before deciding on the World Cup squad, players’ performances will be evaluated throughout Pakistan’s forthcoming ODI series against Afghanistan and the Asia Cup.

Mohammad Rizwan and Mohammad Haris are the two players who Pakistan may choose as their wicketkeepers, according to forecasts. The team’s initial pick for the wicketkeeper position will be Mohammad Rizwan, who may potentially bat at number four.

From October 5 to November 19, 10 teams will compete for the coveted trophy at 10 different locations, with the tournament’s opening game and championship game taking place in Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium.

Pakistan at the 2023 World Cup: Full fixtures list

Pakistan will play its nine league games across five different venues at the 2023 ODI World Cup.

October 6: Pakistan v Qualifier, Hyderabad
October 12: Pakistan v Qualifier, Hyderabad
October 15: Pakistan v India, Ahmedabad
October 20: Pakistan v Australia, Bengaluru
October 23: Pakistan v Afghanistan, Chennai
October 27: Pakistan v South Africa, Chennai
October 21: Pakistan v Bangladesh, Kolkata
November 5: Pakistan v New Zealand, Bengaluru
November 12: Pakistan v England, Kolkata

Pakistan could boycott the 2023 World Cup

 

Probably, Pakistan will not participate in the 2023 ODI World Cup in India due to a political statement released by Jay Shah, who is playing the role of BCCI secretary.

India won’t travel to Pakistan for the Asia Cup next year and will instead push for a neutral venue

Despite the reservations about Pakistan visiting India for the ODI World Cup in 2023, Pakistan should force the ACC or ICC to host the Asia Cup in Pakistan.

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