The BCCI announced a complete refund for those who bought tickets to the Pakistan-New Zealand warm-up game. The September 29th warm-up match between New Zealand and Pakistan will play behind closed doors in Hyderabad.
The forthcoming warm-up match between New Zealand and Pakistan. Scheduled for September 29th as part of the preparations for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, will be held behind closed doors. Due to the confluence of festivities on the same day, Which are expect to bring big crowds throughout the city, local security officials have urged this choice. Furthermore, the BCCI announce on its website that cricket fans who purchase tickets for the game should not be concerned, as they will receive a full refund.
Meanwhile, the Pakistan and Afghanistan cricket teams have acquired visas to travel to India for the main event. Pakistani players and support staff are expect to acquire visas on Tuesday. Allowing them to participate in the quadrennial competition. The Pakistan cricket team is set to travel in Hyderabad via Dubai on September 27. Two days before their first warm-up match against New Zealand on September 29.
According to sources, Pakistan requested for an Indian visa on September 19. The typical processing period being around five days. Because of the timing constraints, Pakistan had to forgo its initial plans for a team-bonding camp in Dubai and travel directly to India.
Pakistan to play warm-up game against New Zealand behind closed doors in Hyderabad
Pakistan will play two warm-up matches before the ODI World Cup 2023. First against New Zealand in Hyderabad and then against Australia on October 3 at the same stadium. On October 6, they will play their first official World Cup encounter against the Netherlands. The much-anticipate Pakistan-India match is set for October 14 at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. On October 5, this stadium will also host the World Cup opening between England and New Zealand, kicking off an intriguing competition.