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18 days to go for T20 World Cup, ICC confirms warm-ups

Just 18 days remain for the start of the ICC T20 World Cup, ICC confirms about official warmup matches, schedule out soon

An ICC event, especially the ICC T20 World Cup, and no warm up matches? That can’t be possible. And in fact, for the ICC T20 World Cup, there would be official warm up matches. And now with just 18 days remaining, the ICC has confirmed that there will be official warmups.

“Yes there will be and these will be announced in the coming days, the ICC informed InsideSport.IN.

Warmup match schedule to be announced Soon

The ICC has informed this website that there would be official warmup matches. However, the schedule for the warm up matches would be announced in the coming days. These games are extremely important for all teams. Not only does the teams get an idea about the pitch but also gets an understanding of the match situations.

The pitches in USA are unknown territory for all. Save the Lauderhill in Florida, not many teams have played matches at the United States. On the other hand, amidst all the glitter, the Nassau Stadium in New York is being built from the scratch. As a result, the pitch and ground conditions remain unknown for every team.

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As per a report from Cricbuzz, the Indian Cricket Team is slated to have just a solitary warmup match ahead of the ICC T20 World Cup. The report claimed that the ICC wants to host the game in Florida, but the Men in Blue are unwilling to travel and then return to New York where the team would be staying.

As a result, Team India would prefer to play their warmup match in New York itself. Apart from getting some much needed warmup and practice, the team can also get a vivid understanding of the pitch and the ground conditions before the start of the mega tournament.

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