The Champions Trophy will be held in Pakistan next year.

The match between traditional rivals Pakistan and India will be played on March 1 in Lahore.

Pakistan will host the ICC Champions Trophy next year, which will be played in February and March 2025 in three Pakistani cities: Karachi, Rawalpindi, and Lahore.

The Champions Trophy will start on February 19, with the final to be played on March 9, and a reserve day has been set for the final.

Teams from Pakistan, India, Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan will participate in the event, divided into two groups.

India is placed in Group A with Pakistan, Bangladesh, and New Zealand, while Group B includes Australia, South Africa, England, and Afghanistan. The t

Top 2nd teams from each group will advance to the semi-finals.

The Pakistan Cricket Board has sent the proposed schedule for the Champions Trophy to the ICC for approval, and sources indicate that the International Cricket Council will share it with the participating teams without any changes, after which the final schedule will be announced.

Due to security concerns, all of India’s matches have been scheduled at Gaddafi Stadium in Lahore according to the PCB’s proposed schedule.

Meanwhile, foreign media have claimed that the match between Pakistan and India is scheduled for March 1 in Lahore, but the BCCI has not yet confirmed the participation of the Blue Shirts in the Champions Trophy in Pakistan.

According to the report, all board chiefs of the countries participating in the ICC Champions Trophy (except the BCCI) have assured their participation in the event. However, the BCCI will inform the ICC of its final decision after consulting with its government.

On the other hand, positive signals are beginning to emerge from across the border regarding the Indian team’s participation in the Champions Trophy. Following the T20 World Cup victory, a BCCI official stated that their next targets are the upcoming trophies.

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