India and Pakistan will face one another in New York of their group-stage match on the T20 World Cup 2024.
The cricketing rivals have been scheduled to play on the 34,000-seat modular stadium in Lengthy Island on June 9.
Event co-host, the US, will open the ninth version of the occasion towards its North American neighbour, Canada, on June 1 in Dallas.
The defending champions, England, are in the identical group as Ashes rivals Australia, and can play one another on June 8 in Barbados.
The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) introduced the schedule on Friday, six months earlier than the expanded 20-team match, which runs till June 29 when joint co-hosts, the West Indies, will host the ultimate in Barbados.
The highest two groups from every of the 4 teams will progress to the Tremendous Eight spherical in an occasion that may comprise 55 matches.
“The T20 World Cup 2024 marks an thrilling growth of our sport with extra groups than ever earlier than set to compete on this occasion,” ICC chief govt Geoff Allardice stated.
“It’s going to be an unbelievable spectacle bringing collectively groups from Africa, the Americas, Asia, East-Asia Pacific and Europe.”
Florida completes the three US venues to host group stage matches, though the match thereafter will solely be staged within the Caribbean.
The schedule for the 2023 Cricket World Cup, the one-day worldwide equal ICC occasion, was solely introduced 4 months earlier than the match, leaving followers irked by the timeframe for which to make journey preparations.
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Cricket West Indies chief govt Johnny Graves stated Friday’s announcement marked a “important milestone” of their preparations.
“We all know that groups, followers and cricket fans worldwide have been eagerly awaiting this announcement,” Graves stated.
“Now that it’s accessible, it offers a roadmap for the thrilling journey that lies forward.”
India have been defeated finalists on house soil on the latest 50-over World Cup as Australia upset the odds to win by six wickets in Ahmedabad. They have been additionally left annoyed within the 2021 T20 World Cup, ending simply exterior the qualification spot from their Tremendous 12 group.
Pakistan topped that group, beating India by 10 wickets on the way, however have been knocked out on the semifinal stage by Australia. They completed fifth within the group to overlook out on a spot within the final 4 on the 2023 50-over match in India, the place the host nation exacted revenge for the 2021 defeat.