The World Cup 2023 is rapidly approaching, and teams are completing their final preparations for the enormous competition. Pakistan is one of the top candidates for the World Cup since they will play in surroundings that are comparable to those at home in India. The Babar Azam-led team will, however, be without the backing of their supporters throughout the competition who might not be in huge numbers in India.
The majority of their games have been sold out, but captain Babar Azam believes they will receive the similar amount of support in India as well. Babar stated that he heard from prior players that they receive support in India and is expecting for the same this time before departing for India in front of the major event. nearby as well.
The Pakistani skipper was questioned further over his subpar performance with the bat against India. Notably, Babar has a poor record against India in ODIs and T20Is, only scoring one fifty-plus in 11 innings across both formats. When asked if he would turn the tables this time, he responded that he was eager to play in front of a packed house in Ahmedabad and would do his best for the squad.
Pakistan will play exhibition games against New Zealand and Australia.
Notably, on October 14 at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium, Pakistan and India will square off in a much-anticipated match. Prior to their opening league match against the Netherlands on October 6 in Pakistan will begin their campaign in Hyderabad on September 29 against New Zealand and on September 3 against Australia. England and New Zealand will play in Ahmedabad on October 5 to kick off the ODI World Cup 2023.