ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule, Team India’s Journey, Venues, and Winning Predictions

ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule, Team India's Journey, Venues, and Winning Predictions
ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule, Team India's Journey, Venues, and Winning Predictions

The ICC World Cup 2023 promises to be an exciting event. Here’s everything you need to know about the schedule, Team India’s journey, venues, and our winning predictions.

The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, the 13th edition of this prestigious tournament, is eagerly awaited by cricket fans around the globe. Set to take place in India, the event is scheduled from October 5 to November 19, 2023. In this comprehensive article, we will provide you with all the crucial information about the World Cup 2023 schedule, match dates, venues, and India’s journey in the tournament.

ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule and Format

The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will feature a total of 10 teams. India, as the host nation, has earned direct qualification alongside Afghanistan, Australia, England, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, and South Africa. These teams secured their spots through their outstanding performance in the 2020-2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League. The remaining two teams will be determined through the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe.

The tournament will follow a round-robin format, with each team competing against all others once. After the group stage, the top four teams will progress to the semifinals, and the winners of those matches will battle it out in the final.

Tournament Venues

India has selected 10 venues to host the World Cup matches, promising a cricketing spectacle in every corner of the country. The selected venues are Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Pune, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Kolkata. Additionally, warm-up matches will be held in Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram from September 29 to October 3.

VenueMatches
Ahmedabad9 Matches Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
Bengaluru8 Matches M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
Chennai8 Matches MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
Delhi8 Matches Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
Dharamsala5 Matches Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
Kolkata8 Matches Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Lucknow8 Matches Ekana International Stadium, Lucknow
Mumbai8 Matches Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
Pune8 Matches Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune
ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule, Team India’s Journey, Venues, and Winning Predictions

Team India’s Tentative Schedule

As the host nation and a cricketing powerhouse, India’s journey in the World Cup 2023 will be closely watched by fans across the nation. Below is India’s tentative schedule for the ICC World Cup 2023:

  1. October 8: India vs. Australia (Chennai)
  2. October 11: India vs. Afghanistan (Delhi)
  3. October 15: India vs. Pakistan (Ahmedabad)
  4. October 19: India vs. Bangladesh (Pune)
  5. October 22: India vs. New Zealand (Dharamsala)
  6. October 29: India vs. England (Lucknow)
  7. November 2: India vs. Qualifier 2 (Mumbai)
  8. November 5: India vs. South Africa (Kolkata)
  9. November 11: India vs. Qualifier 1 (Bengaluru)

Please note that the schedule is subject to change, and the final schedule will be released by the ICC closer to the tournament.

Fixture for the ICC World Cup 2023

Date Time (Your Time) Venue (Local Time) Team 1 Team 2
Thursday 05 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 THU 05 OCTOBER ENGLAND NEW ZEALAND
Friday 06 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 FRI 06 OCTOBER PAKISTAN NETHERLANDS
Saturday 07 October 10:30 (YOUR TIME) 10:30 SAT 07 OCTOBER BANGLADESH AFGHANISTAN
Saturday 07 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SAT 07 OCTOBER SOUTH AFRICA SRI LANKA
Sunday 08 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SUN 08 OCTOBER INDIA AUSTRALIA
Monday 09 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 MON 09 OCTOBER NEW ZEALAND NETHERLANDS
Tuesday 10 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 TUE 10 OCTOBER ENGLAND BANGLADESH
Wednesday 11 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 WED 11 OCTOBER INDIA AFGHANISTAN
Thursday 12 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 THU 12 OCTOBER PAKISTAN SRI LANKA
Friday 13 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 FRI 13 OCTOBER AUSTRALIA SOUTH AFRICA
Saturday 14 October 10:30 (YOUR TIME) 10:30 SAT 14 OCTOBER NEW ZEALAND BANGLADESH
Saturday 14 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SAT 14 OCTOBER ENGLAND AFGHANISTAN
Sunday 15 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SUN 15 OCTOBER INDIA PAKISTAN
Monday 16 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 MON 16 OCTOBER AUSTRALIA SRI LANKA
Tuesday 17 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 TUE 17 OCTOBER SOUTH AFRICA NETHERLANDS
Wednesday 18 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 WED 18 OCTOBER NEW ZEALAND AFGHANISTAN
Thursday 19 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 THU 19 OCTOBER INDIA BANGLADESH
Friday 20 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 FRI 20 OCTOBER AUSTRALIA PAKISTAN
Saturday 21 October 10:30 (YOUR TIME) 10:30 SAT 21 OCTOBER NETHERLANDS SRI LANKA
Saturday 21 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SAT 21 OCTOBER ENGLAND SOUTH AFRICA
Sunday 22 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SUN 22 OCTOBER INDIA NEW ZEALAND
Monday 23 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 MON 23 OCTOBER PAKISTAN AFGHANISTAN
Tuesday 24 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 TUE 24 OCTOBER SOUTH AFRICA BANGLADESH
Wednesday 25 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 WED 25 OCTOBER AUSTRALIA NETHERLANDS
Thursday 26 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 THU 26 OCTOBER ENGLAND SRI LANKA
Friday 27 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 FRI 27 OCTOBER PAKISTAN SOUTH AFRICA
Saturday 28 October 10:30 (YOUR TIME) 10:30 SAT 28 OCTOBER AUSTRALIA NEW ZEALAND
Saturday 28 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SAT 28 OCTOBER NETHERLANDS BANGLADESH
Sunday 29 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SUN 29 OCTOBER INDIA ENGLAND
Monday 30 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 MON 30 OCTOBER AFGHANISTAN SRI LANKA
Tuesday 31 October 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 TUE 31 OCTOBER PAKISTAN BANGLADESH
Wednesday 01 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 WED 01 NOVEMBER NEW ZEALAND SOUTH AFRICA
Thursday 02 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 THU 02 NOVEMBER INDIA SRI LANKA
Friday 03 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 FRI 03 NOVEMBER NETHERLANDS AFGHANISTAN
Saturday 04 November 10:30 (YOUR TIME) 10:30 SAT 04 NOVEMBER NEW ZEALAND PAKISTAN
Saturday 04 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SAT 04 NOVEMBER ENGLAND AUSTRALIA
Sunday 05 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SUN 05 NOVEMBER INDIA SOUTH AFRICA
Monday 06 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 MON 06 NOVEMBER BANGLADESH SRI LANKA
Tuesday 07 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 TUE 07 NOVEMBER AUSTRALIA AFGHANISTAN
Wednesday 08 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 WED 08 NOVEMBER ENGLAND NETHERLANDS
Thursday 09 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 THU 09 NOVEMBER NEW ZEALAND SRI LANKA
Friday 10 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 FRI 10 NOVEMBER SOUTH AFRICA AFGHANISTAN
Saturday 11 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SAT 11 NOVEMBER INDIA NETHERLANDS
Sunday 12 November 10:30 (YOUR TIME) 10:30 SUN 12 NOVEMBER AUSTRALIA BANGLADESH
Sunday 12 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SUN 12 NOVEMBER ENGLAND PAKISTAN
SEMI-FINAL Wednesday 15 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 WED 15 NOVEMBER 1ST PLACE 4TH PLACE
SEMI-FINAL Thursday 16 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 THU 16 NOVEMBER 2ND PLACE 3RD PLACE
FINAL Sunday 19 November 14:00 (YOUR TIME) 14:00 SUN 19 NOVEMBER WINNER OF SEMI-FINAL 1 WINNER OF SEMI-FINAL 2

Previous Cricket World Cup Winners

Before we dive into the upcoming World Cup, let’s take a moment to reminisce about the previous champions of the ICC Cricket World Cup:

  1. 1975: West Indies (Winner), Australia (Runner-up)
  2. 1979: West Indies (Winner), England (Runner-up)
  3. 1983: India (Winner), West Indies (Runner-up)
  4. 1987: Australia (Winner), England (Runner-up)
  5. 1992: Pakistan (Winner), England (Runner-up)
  6. 1996: Sri Lanka (Winner), Australia (Runner-up)
  7. 1999: Australia (Winner), Pakistan (Runner-up)
  8. 2003: Australia (Winner), India (Runner-up)
  9. 2007: Australia (Winner), Sri Lanka (Runner-up)
  10. 2011: India (Winner), Sri Lanka (Runner-up)
  11. 2015: Australia (Winner), New Zealand (Runner-up)
  12. 2019: England (Winner), New Zealand (Runner-up)

How to Watch the ICC World Cup 2023

The ICC World Cup 2023 will be hosted by India for the first time on their own. India’s highly awaited match against Pakistan will take place on October 15, 2023, at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The tournament will be played at nine different locations, and the final will be held in Ahmedabad on November 19. Star Sports has the broadcast rights for the event, and matches will be live-streamed on Disney+ Hotstar’s platform, with a possibility of waiving fees for the Asia Cup 2023 and World Cup 2023 matches.

Get Ready for the ICC World Cup 2023!

The ICC World Cup 2023 is gearing up to be an unforgettable cricketing extravaganza, with top-notch competition and exceptional performances from the world’s best teams. Keep an eye out for further updates and information as the tournament approaches. Prepare to cheer for your favorite teams and be part of this grand celebration of the sport!

Remember to follow the official channels for the latest updates on ticket availability and other details related to the World Cup. The BCCI and ICC are working diligently to ensure a seamless experience for fans worldwide. Witness the crowning of the next World Cup champion as India hosts this prestigious cricketing event!

Latest News & Updates for ICC World Cup 2023

  • The draft of India’s match schedule for the Cricket World Cup 2023 has been sent to the ICC by the BCCI. India will face Pakistan on 15th October in Ahmedabad.
  • The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2023 schedule has been released. Check out more details on the official website.
  • The BCCI has shortlisted twenty players for the ODI 2023 World Cup. Check the full story on the BCCI review meeting on Jan 1st Sunday.
  • ICC U19 Women’s World Cup qualification scenario and Points table (updated). Can India Qualify for the semi-finals?
  • ICC World Cup Qualifiers Points Table Updated (July 3) after Netherlands vs. Oman (Super Six). ICC ODI World Cup 2023.

When will the 2023 World Cup start?

The 2023 World Cup will start on October 5, 2023.

Where is the 2023 World Cup scheduled to happen?

The 2023 World Cup is scheduled to be held in India.

How many matches will be played in 2023 CWC?

A total of 45 matches will be played during the 2023 World Cup.

How can I watch the 2023 World Cup?

The 2023 World Cup will be broadcast live in India by Star Sports. The tournament will also be available to watch live on Disney+ Hotstar.

Which teams have qualified for the 2023 World Cup?

The following teams have qualified for the 2023 World Cup:
India (host)
Afghanistan
Australia
Bangladesh
England
New Zealand
Pakistan
South Africa
Qualifier 1
Qualifier 2

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