Here’s why Chennai misses out on hosting the ODI World Cup 2023 semifinal

Here’s why Chennai misses out on hosting the ODI World Cup 2023 semifinal

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the schedule for the 2023 Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup, which is set to begin in 100 days. The tournament will kick off at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium on October 5 and conclude with the final match on November 19, also to be held at the same venue. Mumbai and Kolkata have been selected as the hosts for the semifinals on November 15 and 16, respectively.

However, Chennai‘s M.A. Chidambaram Stadium has missed out on hosting one of the marquee clashes. The tournament will be played across 10 different venues, making it the largest-ever ICC event. Alongside Ahmedabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, and Chennai, the other hosting cities include Bengaluru, Delhi, Dharamsala, Hyderabad, Lucknow, and Pune.

Originally, Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and Chepauk Stadium in Chennai were expected to host

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