PCB Clarifies its Stance on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

PCB Clarifies its stance on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Najam Sethi, the chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB), has clarified that the concept of Pakistan Playing its matches during the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 at a neutral site was never raised in any International Cricket Council session. In October and November of this year, India will host the Cricket World Cup, and Pakistan will host the Asia Cup in 2023.

The international Cricket Council (ICC) maintains there are no plans for the hybrid format, which would see Pakistan play its World Cup matches at neutral locations.

Sethi reiterated in a media statement issued on Friday that the Asia Cricket Council, which oversees the Asia Cup, has received a suggestion to hold India’s matches at a neutral location, but he denied that the ICC has received any formal proposals to this effect prior to the Cricket World Cup.

PCB Clarifies its Stance on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023

In the Statement, Sethi insisted that he never mentioned the International Cricket Council (ICC) or the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, which is set to begin in October. “In any ICC forum to yet, this subject has not been raised or considered.”

Also, it was previously speculated that Bangladesh rather than India, the tournament’s initial host, maybe the location for Pakistan’s matches at the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2023, according to ESPNCricinfo.

Bangladesh has been suggested as the venue because of its close proximity to India in discussions that could result in Pakistan moving its games to a neutral location.

Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has noted that India’s absence from the Asia Cup could have an impact on the ICC Champions Trophy 2025, which will also be held in Pakistan, despite the fact that it has just been mentioned as an option and no formal conversations have occurred on the matter.

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