‘Kya foonk rahe ho bhai’ – Fans troll Indian Management for scheduling India vs Netherlands ODI WC game on Diwali festival

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The schedule of the ODI World Cup in India has been rescheduled after a long wait. Different boards raised issues around the schedule. Apart from this, even police departments of different states raised the issue of security as some of the games were scheduled to be played at festivals. One of the games was on October 15 between India and Pakistan.

On that day, a lot of Indians will celebrate the first day of the festival of Navratri (the festival consists of nine days). This game will now be played on October 14. Apart from this, India’s last league game against the Netherlands has also been shifted. The game was meant to be played on November 11, but has been shifted a day later. On that day, a lot of Indians will celebrate Diwali (the festival of lights)

India’s revised schedule in ODI World Cup 2023

Date Day Match Venue Time (IST)
8-Oct-2023 Sunday India vs Australia Chennai 2:00 P.M
11-Oct-2023 Wednesday India vs Afghanistan Delhi 2:00 P.M
14-Oct-2023 Saturday India vs Pakistan Ahmedabad 2:00 P.M
19-Oct-2023 Thursday India vs Bangladesh Pune 2:00 P.M
22-Oct-2023 Sunday India vs New Zealand Dharamsala 2:00 P.M
29-Oct-2023 Sunday India vs England Lucknow 2:00 P.M
2-Nov-2023 Thursday India vs Sri Lanka Mumbai 2:00 P.M
5-Nov-2023 Sunday India vs South Africa Kolkata 2:00 P.M
12-Nov-2023 Sunday India vs Netherlands Bengaluru 2:00 P.M

 

The schedule of other teams shifted too

Apart from India’s schedule, the schedule of teams such as defending champions, England, Bangladesh, former winners Australia, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, four-time-time semifinalists, South Africa has been changed.

The England vs Bangladesh game has been changed from Day Night to Day game. Pakistan vs Sri Lanka has been shifted from Oct 12 to Oct 10. Australia vs South Africa will now be played on October 12 instead of 13th. Bangladesh’s game against New Zealand has been changed to day game from day night.

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