Mumbai, June 27 – The Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday introduced the schedule for the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 at a ‘Countdown to the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023’ occasion right here.
Ten groups function in what would be the greatest Cricket World Cup ever, to be performed throughout 10 venues from October 5 to November 19, with the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad internet hosting the event opener and the ultimate.
The opposite 9 venues are Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Dharamsala, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai and Pune. Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram will be a part of Hyderabad in internet hosting the observe video games.
Defending champions England will tackle New Zealand in a much-awaited conflict between the 2019 World Cup finalists that opens the event in Ahmedabad, whereas hosts India will face-off in opposition to five-time winners Australia in Chennai on October 8.
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Ahmedabad may even host matches between conventional rivals India and Pakistan (October 15) and Australia and England (November 4).
Eight groups have certified for the 46-day occasion by way of the Cricket World Cup Tremendous League whereas the ultimate two spots might be taken by the finalists of the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier going down in Zimbabwe.
The event retains the round-robin format of final time with all groups enjoying in opposition to one another for a complete of 45 league matches. There are six day matches which can begin at 10:30 Indian Commonplace Time (IST) whereas all different matches, together with the knockouts, might be day-night fixtures beginning at 1400 IST.
The highest 4 groups will qualify for the semifinals, to be performed in Mumbai on November 15 and in Kolkata on November 16. The semi-finals and the ultimate may have reserve days.
ICC Chief Govt, Geoff Allardice mentioned: “We’re delighted to launch the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 schedule which is at all times an enormous event forward of any international occasion.
“A whole bunch of thousands and thousands of followers all over the world might be a part of what we hope would be the best ever Males’s Cricket World Cup and we all know in India the groups will take pleasure in a novel electrical ambiance concluding with the winners lifting the trophy within the greatest cricket stadium on the planet in Ahmedabad.”
BCCI Secretary Jay Shah mentioned: “It’s a matter of nice honour and satisfaction to be internet hosting the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup in several cities throughout India, showcasing the wealthy range of our nation.”
“The keenness and fervour for cricket in India is exclusive. I’m certain followers each right here and overseas can be wanting ahead to the event’s return to India for the primary time since 2011, when our group grew to become the primary to raise the trophy on dwelling soil.
“I want all of the groups the easiest of their preparations and stay up for internet hosting what guarantees to be one other thrilling event.”
If the West Indies qualify, they are going to be Q1 regardless of the place they end within the Qualifiers. If Sri Lanka qualify, they are going to be Q2 regardless of the place they end within the Qualifiers. If Pakistan qualify for the semi-finals, they are going to play in Kolkata. If India qualify for the semifinals, they are going to play in Mumbai except enjoying in opposition to Pakistan, during which case they are going to play in Kolkata.
The matches might be broadcast on Star Sports activities and Disney+ Hotstar.
Schedule by Venues:
October 5– England vs New Zealand
October 15 – India vs Pakistan
November 4– England vs Australia
November 10– South Africa vs Afghanistan
November 19– Remaining
October 6– Pakistan vs Qualifier 1
October 9– New Zealand vs Qualifier 1
October 12– Pakistan vs Qualifier 2
October 7– Bangladesh vs Afghanistan (Day Sport)
October 10– England vs Bangladesh
October 16– South Africa vs Qualifier 1
October 22– India vs New Zealand
October 29– Australia vs New Zealand (Day Sport)
October 7– South Africa vs Qualifier 2
October 11– India vs Afghanistan
October 15– England vs Afghanistan
October 25– Australia vs Qualifier 1
November 6– Bangladesh vs Qualifier 2
October 8– India vs Australia
October 14– New Zealand vs Bangladesh (Day Sport)
October 18– New Zealand vs Afghanistan
October 23– Pakistan vs Afghanistan
October 27– Pakistan vs South Africa
October 13– Australia vs South Africa
October 17– Australia vs Qualifier 2
October 21– Qualifier 1 vs Qualifier 2 (Day Sport)
October 29– India vs England
November 3– Qualifier 1 vs Afghanistan
October 19– India vs Bangladesh
October 30– Afghanistan vs Qualifier 2
November 1– New Zealand vs South Africa
November 8– England vs Qualifier 1
November 12– Australia vs Bangladesh (Day Sport)
October 20– Australia vs Pakistan
October 26– England vs Qualifier 2
November 4– New Zealand vs Pakistan (Day Sport)
November 9– New Zealand vs Qualifier 2
November 11– India vs Qualifier 1
October 21– England vs South Africa
October 24– South Africa vs Bangladesh
November 2– India vs Qualifier 2
November 7– Australia vs Afghanistan
November 15– Semifinal 1
October 28– Qualifier 1 vs Bangladesh
October 31– Pakistan vs Bangladesh
November 5– India vs South Africa
November 12– England vs Pakistan
November 16– Semifinal 2