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International Cricket in 2023-24 – Stats, Odds and Predictions

International Cricket in 2023-24

The International Cricket Council (ICC) remains the driving impel behind cricket, subtly influencing matches to captivate and delight cricket enthusiasts with the sport’s inherent charm. The role of ICC became a large rectitude stature afterward the substantiate of that ICC. The international cricket spate lays the cornerstone of full of fun. This epoch incorporates Men’s Test along with Men’s One Day International (ODI) as a consequence of Men’s Twenty20 International (T20I), Women’s Test, Women’s One Day International (ODI), moreover Women’s Twenty20 International(T20I) counterpart as well as some other significant concatenation.

The International Cricket Council (ICC) was founded in 1909 and has its headquarters in Dubai, United Arab Emirates. This ICC currently has 108 members, holding 12 Full Members who play Test matches and 96 Associate Members. The ICC governance of cricket’s major international tournaments mostly noted the Cricket World Cup, T20 World Cup, and more advanced ICC World Test Championship. International Cricket always leaves stunning emotion behind every season, and this season is one among them. So, let’s delve into the in-depth details about this season’s schedule and important events to even intensify your game thrust.

As discussed above, the International Cricket is a bunch that withholds One Day International (ODI), Test Matches, and T20. Let’s take a look at each of these matchups and see how they differ from each other.

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What is the ODI?

One Day Internationals (1 day and 50 overs on each side) more together keys differences are related to the administration of threat and scoring rate. An ODI match is far predominantly a win for the batting side.

What is the Test Match?

Test Cricket is played over 5 days to boot 2 innings on each side around 90 overs in a day if the light permits, floodlights are used. Test Matches are the highest level of cricket, played linking national representative teams with test status as concluded by the International Cricket Council. Test Status is conferred upon a country or group of countries by the ICC. There are currently 12 men’s teams that have been granted this status worldwide Cricket teams that don’t have Test Status can play first-class cricket in the ICC Intercontinental Cup.

What is the T20?

T20 has 20 overs for each side, a dwarfish format as well as the quickest form of the game, and places a remuneration on big hitting, plucky batting, and also trailblazing bowling. T20 match format is a form of limited overs cricket in that it implicated the two teams each with a single innings. The key feature is that each team of the pinnacle of 20 overs (120 legal balls).

Schedule for 2023-24 ICC

India Tour to South Africa-2023-24

Date: Dec 10-Jan 07

Matches: 2 Tests,3 ODIs,5 T20s

Place: South Africa

Pakistan Tour to Australia-2023-24

Date: Dec 14-Jan 14

Matches: 3 Test

Place: Australia

Bangladesh Tour to New Zealand-2023

Date: Dec 17-Dec 31

Matches: 3ODIs,3T20s

Place: New Zealand

Afghanistan Tour to India-2024

Date: Jan 11-Jan 27

Matches: 3T20s

Place: India

Pakistan Tour to New Zealand-2024

Date: Jan 12-Jan 21

Matches: 5T20s

Place: New Zealand

West Indies Tour to Australia-2024

Date: Jan 17-Feb 13

Matches: 2 Tests,3 ODIs,3 T20s

Place: Australia

England Tour to India-2024

Date: Jan 25-Mar 11

Matches: 5 Tests

Place: Australia

South Africa Tour to New Zealand-2024

Date: Feb 4-Feb 17

Matches: 2 Tests

Place: New Zealand

Australia Tour to New Zealand-2024

Date: Feb 21-Mar 24

Matches: 2 Tests,3 T20s.

Place: New Zealand

Pakistan Tour to England-2024

Date: May 22-May 30

Matches: 4 T20s

Place: England

West Indies Tour to England-2024

Date: July 10-July 30

Matches: 3 Tests

Place: England

Sri Lanka Tour to England-2024

Date: Aug 21-Sep 10

Matches: 3 Tests

Place: England

Australia Tour to England-2024

Date: Sep 11-Sep 29

Matches: 3 Tests

Place: England

Where to Watch 2023-24 International Cricket Council?

The 2023–2024 International Cricket Council will be live-streamed on Star Sports Network, Disney+Hotstar, and Sony LIV.

Cricket fans in India can tune on to SS1 (HD+HD), SS1 Hindi (SD+HD), SS1 Tamil, SS1 Telugu, SS1 Kannada, SS2 (HD+SD), and DD Sports.

ESPN+, YuppTV, and Astro Cricket via Now TV will continue to share live ICC in other countries.

Prediction

England vs Pakistan

With bated breath, cricket enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the start of the warm-up three-match series between England and Pakistan, a prelude to the T20 World Cup. The first game is set to kick off on May 25, 2024, at the iconic Edgbaston Stadium in England.

Notable Players:

  • Shaheen Shah Afridi is a Pakistani player who played four innings this season and has 8 wickets, a 41.62 average, and a 74.5 strike rate.
  • The England team’s captain, Jos Buttler, will lead the team in this match. His performance against the Pakistan team has been average compared to his play against other teams. His overall stats are a 31.94 average and a 54.18 strike rate.

Pakistan and England started their three-game series again after the first game was cancelled due to heavy rain. As a fun fact, both teams never clashed at this venue, and it will be the first time they play in Edgbaston. As for the Pakistan team’s roster, the batting lineup starts with Saim Ayub and Mohammad Rizwan as openers. Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, and Azam Khan placed the middle order to maintain the score. The fast pacers like Naseem Shah, Abbas Afridi, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and the spinner Imad Wasim are on the bowling list.

England will be playing this game at home, and they also have a strong squad lineup. The players who will lead the team are Jos Buttle, Harry Brook, and Jonny Bairstow as an opener in this match. Also, they have Moeen Ali and Will Jacks, who are well-known all-rounders. As for Bowling rosters, they have pacers like Mark Wood, Jofra Archer, and Reece Topley. As for the Weather, the day will be light and sunny, which is perfect for the game. While analysing the player’s stats and knowing the home advantage, the England team has a higher chance of winning this match than the Pakistan team.

United States vs Bangladesh

The T20 ICC last match of the three-game series between the United States and Bangladesh will start on May 25, 2024, at Prairie View Cricket Complex (United States).

Notable Players:

  • Monank Patel, the team’s captain, showcased his exceptional skills in the previous match for the United States, scoring an impressive 42 runs and leading the team to secure two consecutive wins against Bangladesh in this three-game series.
  • The Bangladesh team’s Shakib Al Hasan played well in the last match. Also, looking into the stats, his overall wickets are 237, 31.16 average, 2.94 economy, and 63.5 strike rate.

After two continuous wins, the United States will face Bangladesh in the third match of the three-game series at home. After Bangladesh won the toss and chose to bowl, Steven Taylor and Monank Patel started as openers, and they set the score of 144 runs. Then, Bangladesh planned to chase after the score to win, but as they started losing wickets and momentum, they ended up with 138 runs and 19.3 overs. Fans expected the same calm and good gameplay from the United States to win the third match against Bangladesh.

On the other side, Bangladesh has faced two consecutive losses against the United States on the road. Najmul Hossain Shanto, the captain of the Bangladesh team, acknowledges that the losses were due to a poor mindset rather than the players’ skills. The Bangladesh team needs to make a significant change to secure a win in this upcoming match, as their performance will have a crucial impact on their standing in the forthcoming T20 World Cup. Considering the last performance of both teams, a change within the Bangladesh players is imperative, or the match is likely to be in favor of the United States, given their strong gameplay and home advantage.

 

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