During the year 1992 Pakistani team brought the Word Cup home under the captaincy of Imran Khan. Now after 23 years the stage for cricketing event will set in Melbourne Cricket Ground similar to 1992 where the final between England and Pakistan was played in MCG. The semi finals will be hosted by Sydney and Auckland as were played in 1992.
On Tuesday discussions are taking place in which Co Host New Zealand and Australia are deciding alternative options of the important matches to be played before their official announcement of fixture is announced. The hosts are considering for Sydney Olympic Stadium and Adelaide Oval even to be considered for the alternate options.
The organizers are expected to retain the same formula of carrying matches at Eden Pak and Sydney Cricket Ground which they used in the most important match of the World Cup in which Imran’s glory was seen my more than 87000 cricket lovers on 29 March.
It is expected that 49 matches will be played in the mega cricketing event which will continue for 44 days to be played in 14 cities and will continue for the months of February and March. Total 14 teams will play the mega cricketing event and 6 pool games will be played by every team before they reach to quarter final, semis and final stage.