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ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Schedule & Squads
- Updated: September 25, 2023
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Schedule, Fixture, Team Squads
The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 is scheduled to be held in India from October 5 to November 19, 2023. This prestigious tournament will feature 10 teams competing for cricketing glory. The teams participating in the World Cup include India, Afghanistan, Australia, England, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, and two additional teams to be determined through the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers in Zimbabwe.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: India’s Exciting Journey
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is just around the corner, and cricket fans worldwide are eagerly awaiting this grand spectacle. Hosted by India, the tournament promises thrilling matches and unforgettable moments. Here’s everything you need to know about India’s schedule, squads, and other key details for the upcoming World Cup.
The Journey Begins: Overview of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Before we delve into the detailed schedule, let’s take a moment to understand what makes the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 so special. This prestigious tournament will showcase the skills and determination of 10 top cricketing nations. 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 remarkable performances in the 2020-2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League. The remaining two teams will be determined through the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers taking place in Zimbabwe.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Schedule
Administrator: International Cricket Council
Cricket Format: One Day International
Participating Countries: Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Netherlands, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka
Selection Procedure: Round-Robin and Knockout
Opening Match: 5 October 2023
Semi Final 1: TBD
Semi Final 2: TBD
Final Match: 19 November 2023
Participants Teams: 10
Total Matches played: 48
The World Cup will follow a round-robin format, where each team plays every other team once.
The top four teams will advance to the semi-finals, leading to an exciting finale.
Fixture and Match Details:
|Oct-05||England vs New Zealand||Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
|Oct-06||Pakistan vs Qualifier 1||Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|Oct-07||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Dharamsala||10:30 AM|
|Oct-07||South Africa vs Qualifier 2||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|Oct-08||India vs Australia||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|Oct-09||New Zealand vs Qualifier 1||Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|Oct-10||England vs Bangladesh||Dharamsala||10:30 AM|
|Oct-10||Pakistan vs Sri Lanka||Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|Oct-11||India vs Afghanistan||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|Oct-12||Pakistan vs Qualifier 2||Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|Oct-12||Australia vs South Africa||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|Oct-13||New Zealand vs Bangladesh||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|Oct-14||India vs Pakistan||Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
|Oct-15||England vs Afghanistan||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|Oct-16||Australia vs Qualifier 2||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|Oct-17||South Africa vs Qualifier 1||Dharamsala||2:00 PM|
|Oct-18||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|Oct-19||India vs Bangladesh||Pune||2:00 PM|
|Oct-20||Australia vs Pakistan||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|Oct-21||England vs South Africa||Mumbai||10:30 AM|
|Oct-21||Qualifier 1 vs Qualifier 2||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|Oct-22||India vs New Zealand||Dharamsala||2:00 PM|
|Oct-23||Pakistan vs Afghanistan||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|Oct-24||South Africa vs Bangladesh||Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|Oct-25||Australia vs Qualifier 1||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|Oct-26||England vs Qualifier 2||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|Oct-27||Pakistan vs South Africa||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|Oct-28||Qualifier 1 vs Bangladesh||Kolkata||10:30 AM|
|Oct-28||Australia vs New Zealand||Dharamsala||2:00 PM|
|Oct-29||India vs England||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|Oct-30||Afghanistan vs Qualifier 2||Pune||2:00 PM|
|Oct-31||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||Kolkata||2:00 PM|
|Nov-01||New Zealand vs South Africa||Pune||2:00 PM|
|Nov-02||India vs Qualifier 2||Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|Nov-03||Qualifier 1 vs Afghanistan||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|Nov-04||England vs Australia||Ahmedabad||10:30 AM|
|Nov-04||New Zealand vs Pakistan||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|Nov-05||India vs South Africa||Kolkata||2:00 PM|
|Nov-06||Bangladesh vs Qualifier 2||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|Nov-07||Australia vs Afghanistan||Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|Nov-08||England vs Qualifier 1||Pune||2:00 PM|
|Nov-09||New Zealand vs Qualifier 2||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|Nov-10||South Africa vs Afghanistan||Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
|Nov-11||India vs Qualifier 1||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|Nov-11||Australia vs Bangladesh||Pune||2:00 PM|
|Nov-12||England vs Pakistan||Kolkata||10:30 AM|
|Nov-12||India vs Netherlands||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|Nov-15||Semifinal 1||Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|Nov-16||Semifinal 2||Kolkata||2:00 PM|
ICC World Cup 2023 Team Squads
Australia Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Pat Cummins (Captain), David Warner, Alex Carey, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa
England Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Jos Buttler (Captain), Jonny Bairstow, Dawid Malan, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Harry Brook, Liam Livingstone, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Chris Woakes, Sam Curran, David Willey, Reece Topley, Mark Wood, Gus Atkinson
India Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan (Wicketkeeper), KL Rahul (Wicketkeeper), Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya (Vice-Captain), Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav
South Africa Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Temba Bavuma (Captain), Quinton de Kock (Wicketkeeper), Gerald Coetzee, Reeza Hendricks, Marco Jansen, Heinrich Klaasen, Sisanda Magala, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Rassie Van Der Dussen
Netherlands Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Scott Edwards (Captain), Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikram Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, Paul van Meekeren, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Ryan Klein, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Sybrand Engelbrecht
New Zealand Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Kane Williamson (Captain), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (Wicketkeeper), Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young
Afghanistan Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Hashmatullah Shahidi (Captain), Rahmanullah Gurbaz (Wicketkeeper), Ibrahim Zadran, Riaz Hassan, Rahmat Shah, Najibullah Zadran, Mohammad Nabi, Ikram Alikhil, Azmatullah Omarzai, Rashid Khan, Mujeeb ur Rahman, Noor Ahmad, Fazalhaq Farooqi, Abdul Rahman, Naveen ul Haq
Bangladesh Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Shakib Al Hasan (C), Anamul Haque Bijoy, Najmul Hossain Shanto, Towhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Afif Hossain Dhrubo, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Taskin Ahmed, Hasan Mahmud, Mustafizur Rahman, Shoriful Islam, Nasum Ahmed, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Naim Sheikh, Shamim Hossain.
Pakistan Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Babar Azam (c), Shadab Khan, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abdullah Shafique, Mohammad Rizwan, Saud Shakeel, Iftikhar Ahmed, Salman Ali Agha, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Afridi, Mohammad Wasim
Sri Lanka Squad for ICC Cricket World Cup 2023
Not Yet To Be Announced
ICC World Cup 2023 Format
The format of the 2023 Cricket World Cup is designed to create intense competition while ensuring every team has a fair chance of progressing to the final stages.
The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will be the 13th edition of the tournament and will exclusively take place in India. Initially scheduled from 9 February to 26 March 2023, it was rescheduled to October-November 2023 to accommodate COVID-19.
India, which co-hosted previous tournaments, will host the entire event for the first time in 2023. The top seven teams from the Super League and the host (India) are expected to qualify. The 2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier will involve five teams, including two associate sides advancing to the championship match.
In this edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup, ten teams will compete in 48 matches across ten stadiums worldwide, following a round-robin and knockout format. The schedule for the ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 is yet to be released by the ICC.
ICC World Cup 2023 Host
India will host the 13th edition of the ICC World Cup in 2023. This marks the first time the entire tournament will be hosted solely by India, making it a historic moment for cricket fans worldwide.
The tournament will feature teams from around the world competing for the prestigious trophy, making it a must-watch event. India has previously co-hosted ICC Cricket World Cup tournaments with Pakistan in 1987, 1996, and 2011, as well as with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh in 2011. However, the 2023 edition will be India’s first solo hosting endeavor.
ICC World Cup 2023 Venues and Stadiums
The ICC World Cup 2023 will take place in India and feature some of the country’s finest cricket grounds. These venues will provide the ideal backdrop for the tournament, showcasing the best cricketing talent on the international stage. The twelve selected venues/stadiums include:
|Arun Jaitley Stadium||Delhi|
|Narendra Modi Stadium||Ahmedabad|
|M. Chinnaswamy Stadium||Bengaluru|
|Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium||Hyderabad|
|Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium||Pune|
|Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium||Dharamsala|
|Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium||Lucknow|
ICC World Cup 2023 Super League Ranking
ICC World Cup 2023 Super League ranking, showcasing the performances of participating teams:
|Rank||Team||Matches||Won||Lost||Tied||No Result||Points||NRR (Net-Run Rate)|
Winners of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup from 1975 to 2019
|Year||Host||Final Match Playing Teams||Result|
|1975||England||West Indies vs Australia||West Indies won by 17 runs|
|1979||England||West Indies vs England||West Indies won by 92 runs|
|1983||England||India vs West Indies||India won by 43 runs|
|1987||India||Australia vs England||Australia won by 7 runs|
|1992||Australia and New Zealand||Pakistan vs England||Pakistan won by 22 runs|
|1996||Pakistan, India, and Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka vs Australia||Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets|
|1999||England||Australia vs Pakistan||Australia won by 8 wickets|
|2003||South Africa||Australia vs India||Australia won by 125 runs|
|2007||West Indies||Australia vs Sri Lanka||Australia won by 53 runs|
|2011||India, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka||India vs Sri Lanka||India won by 6 wickets|
|2015||Australia and New Zealand||Australia vs New Zealand||Australia won by 7 wickets|
|2019||England||England vs New Zealand||England won in Super Over|
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualification events
|ICC Men’s Challenge League A (Canada)||Canada||15-28 August 2021||Canada, Denmark, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore, Vanuatu|
|ICC Men’s Challenge League B (Jersey)||Jersey||1-14 September 2021||Bermuda, Hong Kong, Italy, Jersey, Kenya, Uganda|
|ICC Men’s Challenge League B (Uganda)||Uganda||Feb-22||Bermuda, Hong Kong, Italy, Jersey, Kenya, Uganda|
|ICC Men’s Challenge League A (Malaysia)||Malaysia||Sep-22||Canada, Denmark, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore, Vanuatu|
ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup qualification events
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League||Various||July 2020 – March 2023||Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Zimbabwe|
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier Play-Off||TBC||2023||Bottom teams from Men’s CWC League 2 x4 Top teams from Challenge Leagues A and B x2|
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier||Zimbabwe||18 June – 9 July 2023||Bottom teams from Men’s CWC Super League x5 Top teams from Men’s CWC League 2 x3 Top teams from Men’s CWC Qualifier Play-Off x2|
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023||India||October – 26 November 2023||Top teams from Men’s CWC Super League x7 Top teams from Men’s CWC Qualifier x2|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) – ICC World Cup 2023
1. When and where will the ICC World Cup 2023 be held?
The ICC World Cup 2023 is scheduled to take place in India from October 5th to November 19th, 2023.
2. How many teams will participate in the ICC World Cup 2023?
A total of 10 teams will be participating in the ICC World Cup 2023.
3. Who are the defending champions of the ICC World Cup?
England is the defending champion of the ICC World Cup, having secured victory in the 2019 tournament.
4. How can I purchase tickets for the ICC World Cup 2023?
Tickets for the ICC World Cup 2023 can be acquired through the official ICC website or authorized ticketing partners.
5. How can I follow the ICC World Cup 2023 live scores and updates?
You can stay updated with live scores and match updates of the ICC World Cup 2023 on the official ICC website, as well as various cricket websites and social media platforms.
6. When was the last time Pakistan hosted a World Cup?
The last instance of Pakistan hosting a World Cup was in 1996. Pakistan jointly hosted the tournament with India and Sri Lanka, featuring a total of 8 matches, including the semi-final clash between Sri Lanka and Australia.
7. Will Pakistan be participating in the 2023 World Cup?
Yes, Pakistan is one of the full-member teams of the ICC, and they have already secured qualification for the 2023 World Cup.
8. Which stadium will host the 2023 World Cup final?
The 2023 World Cup final will be hosted at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Gujarat, marking the 13th edition of the ICC World Cup.
9. Who is likely to win the World Cup in 2023?
India is considered a strong contender to clinch the 13th edition of the ODI World Cup Cricket 2023.
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By- Sahiba Suri