India will play reigning champion England within the first warm-up sport on September 30 on the Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati, earlier than travelling to Thiruvananthapuram to play the Netherlands on October 3.
The official warm-up matches for all ten nations shall be held in three areas: Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, and Hyderabad, previous to the World Cup begin between New Zealand and England on October 5 in Ahmedabad.
“The ten groups will every play two official 50-over contests through the week main as much as the beginning of the World Cup on October 5, with matches to be held in three completely different cities throughout India,” the ICC mentioned in a launch.
“The matches shall be held in Guwahati, Hyderabad and Thiruvananthapuram between Friday 29 September and Tuesday 3 October and can present groups with the right alternative to acclimatise to the circumstances they’re anticipated to face through the World Cup.”
All matches within the warm-up spherical shall be a day-night contest.
“All video games will begin at 2:00pm IST and groups shall be allowed to subject all members of their 15-player squads through the matches,” the ICC mentioned.
September 29: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka (Guwahati), South Africa vs Afghanistan, (Thiruvananthapuram) and New Zealand vs Pakistan (Hyderabad).
September 30: India vs England (Guwahati), Australia vs Netherlands (Thiruvananthapuram).
October 2: England vs Bangladesh (Guwahati), New Zealand vs South Africa (Thiruvananthapuram).
October 3: India vs Netherlands (Thiruvananthapuram), Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka (Guwahati), Pakistan vs Australia (Hyderabad).
(With inputs from PTI)