World Cup preparations are clouded in the wake of the Kolkata Eden Gardens Stadium fire.
The famous cricket stadium Eden Gardens, which will serve as the venue of several pivotal World Cup 2023 matches, had a major fire outbreak.
Cricket fans across the world were shocked and concerned when the incident happened on Thursday while there were renovations being done in the dressing room.
As a result of the ground staff’s notification to the authorities, they responded quickly. The inferno was put under control after several hours of work.
Five games, including a semi-final and Pakistan’s match versus England on November 11, are planned to take place at Eden Gardens.
The Men in Green are scheduled to play Bangladesh on October 31 and England on November 11 at Eden Gardens, according to the official schedule for the main event.
It’s interesting to note that the International Cricket Council (ICC) released a new schedule, indicating that the Pakistan vs. India game will now take place on October 14.