Its India Pakistan showstopper in New York at ICCT20 World Cup 2024!


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Uniondale, New York

For sports enthusiasts and cricket aficionados, in particular, a treat is in store.  India and Pakistan will fight with each other in of the biggest show at New York on June 9 when the arch-rivals face each other in a Group A match of the ICC T20 World Cup 2024. India is clubbed with Pakistan, Ireland, Canada and co-hosts USA in Group A for the league stage games.

Both the teams will face each other at the new Nassau County International Stadium in New York’s Long Island, where a 34,000-seated temporary stadium will be constructed.

Nassau County issued a release stating that ICC has sought ‘a Use and Occupancy Permit from Nassau County to host 2024 Twenty20 (T20) Cricket World Cup matches within an approximately 40 acre portion of Nassau County owned Eisenhower Park and in an approximately 7 acre portion of the approximately 127 acre Cantiague Park.’

The county assured the people that approval of proposed action would facilitate the construction of a temporary cricket venue, that would include a temporary stadium with a capacity of approximately 34,000 seats. It would be used to host 5 matches between June 4, 2024 and June 12, 2024 and include a ‘fan zone’, food and beverage space, operations facilities, a security compound, and a warm-up field for World Cup players, all within a secured area.

“The temporary stadium would be constructed of modular steel and aluminum technology. The venue’s other facilities would be comprised of marquee tents and modular structures. The project is located in East Meadow, New York,” Nassau County said.

According to ICC schedule, the T20 World Cup 2024 will be co-hosted by the USA and West Indies from June 1 to 29. A total of 3 venues in the USA and 6 in the Caribbean will be used for the tournament.

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