We are reviewing the options available to us and a decision will be made shortly. Security officials have told us that high-profile matches like India vs Pakistan, which will see thousands of fans coming to Ahmedabad, should be avoided as they will be stretched due to Navratri, a senior BCCI official, who did not want to be named, told The Indian Express.
Late last month, when the ICC announced the World Cup schedule, the Narendra Modi Stadium, which has a capacity of about 1,000, got four crucial matches — the tournament opener between New Zealand and England, the India vs Pakistan match, England vs Australia and the final. The tournament will be played in 10 cities, with the semifinals to be held in Mumbai and Kolkata.
According to reports from Ahmedabad, most hotels are already full for the tournament. […] […] […] […] […]