India vs Pakistan Venue Changed – Kolkata gets the double serving of Joy at ICC World Cup T20:
When it comes to India vs Pakistan, it’s an absolute entertainment for fans of both these countries. So, when it comes to winning the biggest honour of ICC T20 World Cup, the fun double in itself.
After the request of Pakistan Cricket Board to change the venue of India vs Pakistan from Dharamsala, due to some integral reasons. The ICC board had three options in their minds — Kolkata, Bangalore and Mohali.
India vs Pakistan Venue Changed
Finally, after groups of meetings, the venue of the India vs Pakistan was being shifted to Kolkata’s Eden Garden from Dharamsala. As, this news brought a new sense of joy to the people of Kolkata.
As per the Bengal Cricket Board,
“Potentially, we have the two biggest matches in the tournament”
Kolkata to host 2 big Matches of ICC T20 World Cup 2016
The people of Kolkata and Eden Garden is set to host the two biggest matches of all time. First, the rivalry of India vs Pakistan and second the final of the ICC T20 World Cup 2016.
According to the report of the Bengal Cricket Board, the ICC had stated 3 options to host the India vs Pakistan match. But, the PCB had the option of Eden Garden fix in their mind. As a result, Eden Garden was decided to host the biggest match of ICC World Cup T20 2016.
The ex-captain of the Indian Cricket Team Saurabh Ganguly said,
It must be a sad moment for them for no fault of theirs. I feel for Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association and Dharamsala. I sympathize with Anurag Thakur and people of Himachal Pradesh for what has happened. It’s one of the best stadia of the country and could have hosted the game very easily.
The excitement is high in fans of these countries. After the loss in Asia Cup against India, Pakistan will be looking for the revenge, and ICC World T20 provides them the perfect opportunity. It wouldn’t be easy for the Pakistan, looking at the India’s current form.