Although the Indian fans were left heartbroken after the Men in Blue's defeat against their arch-rivals Pakistan in the ICC Men's T20 World Cup at the Dubai International Stadium on October 24, it is time to look forward to the next India vs Pakistan cricket match.
The Indian men's cricket team was completely outplayed by Pakistan in the T20 World Cup fixture. The Indian fans would be hoping for a completely different result in favour of India when the women's teams meet next year.
Yes, the next time India and Pakistan are up against each other on a cricket field at the highest level of the sport, the stage would be at the Commonwealth Games where women's cricket is set to make an exciting debut. It also marks the return of cricket in the competition after 23 years. Prior to the 2023 games in Birmingham, the men's 50 overs format had been included in the Commonwealth Games previously in the 1998 edition in Kuala Lumpur.
The schedule of the event was announced recently. The two arch-rivals will compete against each other in less than 9 months as the two teams will play on July 31, 2022.
Here are the two groups for the first stage of the competition in the Commonwealth Games 2022:
Group A: India, Australia, Barbados, Pakistan
Group B: England, New Zealand, South Africa, CWG Qualifier
As many as seven teams have already been finalised while the final spot will be taken by the winner of the qualifying round.
Where will India vs Pakistan Women's Cricket Match in Commonwealth Games 2022 be played?
India vs Pakistan Women's Cricket Match in Commonwealth Games 2022 will be played at the iconic Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham.
At what time will India vs Pakistan Women's Cricket Match in Commonwealth Games 2022 commence?
India vs Pakistan Women's Cricket Match in Commonwealth Games 2022 will commence at 4:30 pm (IST).
Here is the schedule for India matches-
India vs Australia- July 29, 2022- 4:30 PM IST
India vs Pakistan- July 31, 2022- 4:30 PM IST
India vs Barbados- August 3, 2022- 11:30 PM IST
-Semifinals on August 6, 2022
-Bronze medal and gold medal match on August 7, 2022