After a huge success in Australia in 2022, the T20 World Cup is all set to move into a new city, new country and a new continent. The next edition of the tournament i.e., the T20 World Cup 2024 will be jointly hosted by the USA and West Indies. Cricket’s governing body is in the process of announcing a facility with a capacity of 34,000 which will be around 30 miles to New York City’s east.
It will be in East Madow’s 930-acre Eisenhower Park, which is also to the east of Manhattan, with a distance of 30 miles.
Meanwhile, the media reports have also learned that the highly anticipated clash between the arch-rivals, India and Pakistan will also take place at this newly introduced facility.
Official announcement within next few months – Reports
“The announcement is set to come within months after the substantive talks between cricket’s governing body and New York City officials fell through for the construction of a similar pop venue in Van Cortlandt Park in the borough of Bronx. The city officials were compelled to drop the plans for Bronx after some heavy resistance from some of the locals residing around the park and one of the cricket leagues that is based out of the same park,” reads a report by Cricbuzz.
Last time, it was during last year when India and Pakistan faced each other in the T20 World Cup. Both teams locked horns at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on October 23 last year during the T20 World Cup 2022. That iconic clash was recorded in the history books and is famous for the historic knock smashed by the former Indian skipper and batting superstar, Virat Kohli.
Recently, India and Pakistan took on each other in the Asia Cup 2023 on two occasions, in which the first match was washed off due to rain and the men in blue thrashed Babar Azam’s men by a massive margin of 228 runs in the super-4 round of the tournament.
Here’s how fans reacted to the potential India vs Pakistan clash in New York:
Ab Pakistan ko naye continent mein harayenge 😂😂😂
— Pratik (@fake_engineer7) September 20, 2023
New York City is like : Paisa hi Paisa hoga
— Hussain (@imhussy92) September 20, 2023
Pakistan America me bhi beijjati karwayega India se 😂💥
— Dr. Aditi (@aditisinghSA) September 20, 2023
Great. It will promote cricket in America
— Statistics of Bharat 🇮🇳 (@Stats4Bharat) September 20, 2023
Well New York City will see how big ind vs pak than their Super Bowl
— Harsh (@Harshjindal22_) September 20, 2023
Pakistan, waha bhi haregi 🤣😂🤣😂
— उड़ता परिंदा (@chhotuawara) September 20, 2023
That's really great.
Huge subcontinent population in New york
city. New avenues for Cricket 👏👏
— Patel 🏹 (@Patelshyd) September 20, 2023
Wow first time ever it is going to be happened
— Priyanga Praveen (@mpravin003) September 20, 2023
Another banger Ind vs pak loading 🔥🔥
— Chatenya Mathur 🦁🇮🇳 (@mathur_chatenya) September 20, 2023