There is a terror danger to Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi stadium, so the Indian government has stepped up security and is on high alert. According to Indian media, security has been tightened up with more than 3,000 police officers stationed in and around the site, which is set to host five games, including the opening game, the Pakistan-India match, and the tournament’s final.
ICC World Cup 2023: Ahmedabad stadium security boosted amid terror threat
According to sources, fans will only be able to bring their cell phones into the stadium because of strict security rules. In addition, the road that leads to the stadium will be closed during the games to reduce security risks. At that venue on Thursday, England will play New Zealand in the first game of the mega event. Between October 5 and November 19, 2023, the ICC World Cup will be held in India.
Ten teams will compete for the elusive title in 10 different sites. All 45 league games will be played against each other, with the event set up in a round-robin style. If, after the round-robin stage, teams have the same number of points, total wins are used to break the tie. Next, net run rate is used to separate teams. The playoffs will be held in Mumbai on November 15 and in Kolkata on November 16.
The top four teams will make it there. There will be spare days for the semi-finals and the final. The winner of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will get $4 million. The winner will get US$2 million, and each runner-up and semi-finalist will get US$800,000. The total prize pool is US$10 million. Each team that wins a game in the group stage will get US$40,000, and the six teams that don’t make it to the semi-finals will get US100,000.