Pakistan team arrives in India after seven years for World Cup

Tambaram: Babar Azam’s Pakistan side arrived in Hyderabad ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023 on Wednesday.

A day after being issued visas for the ICC World Cup 2023 in India, Babar Azam‘s Pakistan side has finally arrived in Hyderabad ahead of the showpiece event on Wednesday. Pakistan’s men’s cricket team is visiting India for the first time in seven years.

After the conclusion of the three-match series against Australia, Pakistan’s arch-rivals India are set to host the One Day International (ODI) edition of the ICC World Cup which is scheduled to get underway on October 5.

Pakistan will meet India in match No. 12 of the 2023 World Cup at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad on October 14.

Babar and Co. reached Hyderabad following a long nine-hour layover in Dubai. The Green Army departed from Lahore early morning on Wednesday to touch down in Hyderabad later in the night. Champions in the 1992 edition of the ICC World Cup, Babar’s Pakistan side will play their first warm-up game against 2019 runners-up New Zealand on September 29.

The Asian giants will then meet five-time champions Australia on October 3. Babar’s men will kickstart their campaign in the World Cup against the Netherlands at the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium on October 6.


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