Qualifier matches of ODI World Cup 2023 are being played. In this way, big news is coming out about the stadium where these matches are being organized. On Tuesday (June 20), a fire broke out at the Harare Sports Club. However, the authorities have made a big statement on the fire incident. He has said that even after the blast, there is no damage to the ground. Inspections by the ICC security team and Zimbabwe Cricket have allowed the ground to be used for the tournament.
Flames spread far away
The fifth match of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifiers 2023 was played between Zimbabwe vs Netherlands on Tuesday. Zimbabwe won the match by 6 wickets. However, after 6 hours of this match, the southern part of the ground was seen on fire. According to reports, the fire broke out mainly at Castle Corner. However, the cause of the fire has not been revealed yet. In a video, flames were seen reaching trees beyond the ground. Also, the flames go around the stand. According to information received, the fire brigade took immediate action and extinguished the fire before the stand was damaged.
Green Lantern for field use
The field was inspected on Wednesday (June 21). After this Harare Sports Club (Harare Sports Club) has given the green light saying that the ground is safe for spectators. After the end of Kovid-19, this stadium has seen a crowd of spectators during many matches. The match between Nepal and Zimbabwe last Sunday (June 21) also saw a huge crowd.
Fire guts Harare Sports Club
A section at the Harare Sports Club went up in flames today. The Harare Sports Club is currently hosting the ICC World Cup cricket qualifiers. pic.twitter.com/3bDPlz74KC
— #FokusZW (@Fokus_zw) June 20, 2023
The stadium was packed against the Netherlands on Tuesday. The Zimbabwe vs West Indies match on Saturday (June 24) is also expected to have a large crowd. A total of 3 more league matches, four Super Six matches and the final will be played at the Harare Sports Club ground. The two teams who clash in the final will also qualify for this year’s ODI World Cup 2023. (world cup 2023 qualifier harare sports club fire icc inspects and clears ground for further use read here)
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