Champions Trophy 2025 / Team India will not go to Pakistan! India's matches may be held in this country

Vikrant Shekhawat : Jul 11, 2024, 12:38 PM
Champions Trophy 2025: A big and important update is coming out regarding the Champions Trophy to be held in Pakistan next year. This can shock Pakistan cricket and PCB. On one hand, the Pakistan Cricket Board is busy preparing for the Champions Trophy, while it has now come to light that the Indian cricket team will not go to Pakistan to play its matches of the Champions Trophy. Two places have been selected for India's matches. However, it is yet to be confirmed. The ICC will take the final decision regarding this, which should be awaited.

Pakistan has got the hosting of the Champions Trophy this time

Pakistan has got the hosting of the Champions Trophy 2025. The PCB has prepared a draft schedule for this and submitted it to the ICC. After this, the cricket boards of all the participating countries are taking opinion on this on behalf of the ICC. According to the PCB, all the matches of India will be held in Lahore. Pakistan has selected three venues for the entire tournament. Apart from Lahore, Rawalpindi and Karachi are also included in this. PCB says that if the Indian team reaches the semi-finals and finals, then its matches can also be held in Lahore. However, till now neither the schedule has been officially announced nor it is confirmed that the Indian team will go to Pakistan for the matches.

Big news about Champions Trophy 2025

The Indian cricket team is unlikely to go to Pakistan for the 2025 ICC Champions Trophy. According to the report, BCCI can ask the ICC to host the matches in Dubai or Sri Lanka. This information has been given to ANI by BCCI sources. Relations between India and Pakistan have not been good for a long time. In such a situation, the final decision on this matter will depend on the central government. Due to this, no series is played between the two teams, matches are played between India and Pakistan only during ICC tournaments and Asia Cup.

Champions Trophy to be organized from 19 February to 9 March

The draft schedule that PCB has sent to the ICC. It has been said that the Champions Trophy will start from February 19 and will continue till March 9. PCB has fixed March 1 as the date for the big match between India and Pakistan, which has been held in Lahore. However, no official statement has been given by BCCI yet. Anyway, there is still time in this tournament and it may take some more time to take a decision. Let us remind you that the Indian cricket team last visited Pakistan in the year 2008. Since then, it has always refused to go there. Now it has to be seen what the final decision is regarding the Champions Trophy.

All the matches of Team India have been kept in Lahore

According to the draft schedule, Team India has to play all its matches in Lahore. Team India will play its first match against Bangladesh on February 20. After this, it will play its second match against New Zealand on February 23. At the same time, India will play the third and last match of the group stage against the tournament host and its arch-rival Pakistan on March 1.

Matches with India can be held here

Pakistan has got the hosting rights of Champions Trophy 2025. PCB has prepared a draft schedule for this and submitted it to ICC. However, BCCI sources have said that India will ask ICC to organize the matches of Champions Trophy in Dubai or Sri Lanka.

Not going to Pakistan is BCCI's own decision - Omar

Jammu and Kashmir National Conference leader Omar Abdullah said on the possibility of Indian team not going to Pakistan for ICC Champions Trophy that what is new in this. Both the countries have not played bilateral series for many years. Not going for the tournament is BCCI's own decision.

The kind of atmosphere...

Omar Abdullah said that I have always said that it is not only our country's responsibility to establish better relations between the two countries, if better relations are to be built then it is also Pakistan's responsibility. The kind of attacks that are happening should not happen, the kind of atmosphere that is there should not happen, Pakistan will also have to play its role in this so that the relations between the two countries improve.