The ICC will evaluate Eden Gardens on August 5th for the ODI World Cup 2023. On October 28, Eden Gardens will host its inaugural World Cup match.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) will send members to Kolkata to evaluate the historic Eden Gardens ahead of the ODI World Cup 2023. This is merely a normal checkup, considering the stadium will host several key matches during the campaign. Notably, the delegation has already visited Dharamshala and will next visit Kolkata.
Notably, on November 5, Kolkata will host India versus South Africa, as well as the tournament’s second semi-final. Aside from that, it will host matches between Pakistan and Bangladesh. Meanwhile, according to reports. The Snehasish Ganguly-led team is ready to host the ICC team and has already made preparations.
As the stadium is plan to hold more than 60,000 fans per game
They have already built a new hospitality box and are renovating the clubhouse.
“We are ready for any challenge.” And if there is an India-Pakistan encounter, it will be beneficial to us. There’s nothing more thrilling than that. We are prepared, The ICC is coming to inspect us, and additional work is being done. We had also spoken with the cops. They are also prepared to provide security at all times. CAB president Snehasish Ganguly told India Today, “We are very confident.”
Meanwhile, assuming both teams advance to the semi-finals (SF-2), Eden Gardens will host an India versus Pakistan match. The venue hosted the iconic clash in the 2016 T20 World Cup and is ready to host again if given the chance. Former president Sourav Ganguly has already declared his willingness to host the big game, but it all depends on how these two clubs do in the league.
Notably, Kolkata will host its first match on October 28, immediately following the Durga Puja celebrations. Snehasish Ganguly, on the other side, has confirmed that ticket costs will be low, but the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will have the last word.