World Cup Schedule 2023
The schedule for the ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule has been released by ICC. The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will be held in India from October 5 to November 19, 2023. The upcoming World Cup will feature a total of 10 teams. India, as the host nation, has secured direct qualification, along with Afghanistan, Australia, England, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, and South Africa. These teams earned their spots through their performance 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.
All 48 matches of the World Cup will be held across 10 venues as ODI cricket’s flagship tournament comes to India for the fourth time and the first since Team India’s glorious 2011 World Cup triumph at home. India will be playing their matches in Chennai, Delhi, Ahmedabad, Pune, Dharamsala, Lucknow, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad. Surprisingly enough, the famous Rajiv Gandhi Stadium that has a capacity of 55,000 and hosted 5 Tests, 7 ODIs and 3 T20Is, is the only historic international venue where India do not have a league match scheduled. Both semis will have a reserve day.
World Cup 2023 Schedule
The 2023 Men’s Cricket World Cup will be held in India from October 5 to November 19, 2023. It will be the 13th edition of the Cricket World Cup, a one-day international cricket tournament played by men’s national teams every four years. The tournament is organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC).
|October 5||England vs New Zealand||Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
|October 6||Pakistan vs Qualifier 1||Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|October 7||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Dharamsala||10:30 AM|
|October 7||South Africa vs Qualifier 2||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|October 8||India vs Australia||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|October 9||New Zealand vs Qualifier 1||Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|October 10||England vs Bangladesh||Dharamsala||10:30 AM|
|October 10||Pakistan vs Sri Lanka||Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|October 11||India vs Afghanistan||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|October 12||Pakistan vs Qualifier 2||Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|October 12||Australia vs South Africa||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|October 13||New Zealand vs Bangladesh||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|October 14||India vs Pakistan||Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
|October 15||England vs Afghanistan||Delhi||2.00 PM|
|October 16||Australia vs Qualifier 2||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|October 17||South Africa vs Qualifier 1||Dharamsala||2:00 PM|
|October 18||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|October 19||India vs Bangladesh||Pune||2:00 PM|
|October 20||Australia vs Pakistan||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|October 21||England vs South Africa||Mumbai||10:30 AM|
|October 21||Qualifier 1 vs Qualifier 2||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|October 22||India vs New Zealand||Dharamsala||2:00 PM|
|October 23||Pakistan vs Afghanistan||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|October 24||South Africa vs Bangladesh||Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|October 25||Australia vs Qualifier 1||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|October 26||England vs Qualifier 2||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|October 27||Pakistan vs South Africa||Chennai||2:00 PM|
|October 28||Qualifier 1 vs Bangladesh||Kolkata||10:30 AM|
|October 28||Australia vs New Zealand||Dharamsala||2:00 PM|
|October 29||India vs England||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|October 30||Afghanistan vs Qualifier 2||Pune||2:00 PM|
|October 31||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||Kolkata||2:00 PM|
|November 1||New Zealand vs South Africa||Pune||2:00 PM|
|November 2||India vs Qualifier 2||Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|November 3||Qualifier 1 vs Afghanistan||Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|November 4||England vs Australia||Ahmedabad||10:30 AM|
|November 4||New Zealand vs Pakistan||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|November 5||India vs South Africa||Kolkata||2:00 PM|
|November 6||Bangladesh vs Qualifier 2||Delhi||2:00 PM|
|November 7||Australia vs Afghanistan||Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|November 8||England vs Qualifier 1||Pune||2:00 PM|
|November 9||New Zealand vs Qualifier 2||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|November 10||South Africa vs Afghanistan||Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
|November 11||India vs Qualifier 1||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|November 11||Australia vs Bangladesh||Pune||2:00 PM|
|November 12||England vs Pakistan||Kolkata||10:30 AM|
|November 12||India v Netherlands||Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|November 15||Semifinal 1||Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|November 16||Semifinal 2||Kolkata||2:00 PM|
|November 19||Final||Ahmedabad||2:00 PM|
Here’s a list of India’s schedule for the World Cup 2023
India’s schedule for the 2023 Cricket World Cup is expected to be a major event in the Indian sporting calendar. The tournament will be held in India from October 5 to November 19, 2023, and India will be one of the favorites to win.
|Oct 22||New Zealand||Dharamsala|
|Nov 5||South Africa||Kolkata|
|2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier||18 June – 9 July 2023||Zimbabwe|
|2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup||
5 Oct – 19 Nov 2023
World Cup Squads announced
All teams must finalise their 15-player squads prior to September 28, with any replacements after this date requiring approval from the ICC.
- India World Cup squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, Ishan Kishan, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya (Vice-captain), Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Mohd. Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav.
- Pakistan squad: 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.
- Australia squad: Pat Cummins (c), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Aaron Hardie, Josh Hazlewood, Travis Head, Josh Inglis, Mitchell Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Tanveer Sangha, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa. (three to be omitted)
- England’s squad: Jos Buttler (c), Moeen Ali, Gus Atkinson, Jonny Bairstow, Sam Curran, Liam Livingstone, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Reece Topley, David Willey, Mark Wood, Chris Woakes.
- South Africa squad: Temba Bavuma (c), Gerald Coetzee, Quinton de Kock, 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: Scott Edwards (c), 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: Kane Williamson (c), Trent Boult, Mark Chapman, Devon Conway, Lockie Ferguson, Matt Henry, Tom Latham, Daryl Mitchell, Jimmy Neesham, Glenn Phillips, Rachin Ravindra, Mitch Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Will Young.
- Afghanistan squad: Hashmatullah Shahidi (c), Rahmanullah Gurbaz, 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.
- Sri Lanka Squad: Dasun Shanaka (c), Kusal Mendis (vc), Kusal Perera, Pathum Nissanka, Dimuth Karunaratne, Sadeera Samarawickrama, Charith Asalanka, Dhananjaya de Silva, Dushan Hemantha, Maheesh Theekshana, Dunith Wellalage, Kasun Rajitha, Matheesha Pathirana, Lahiru Kumara, Dilshan Madushanka; Travelling reserve: Chamika Karunaratne.
- Bangladesh squad: Shakib Al Hasan (c), Litton Kumer Das, Tanzid Hasan Tamim, Najmul Hossain Shanto (vc), Tawhid Hridoy, Mushfiqur Rahim, Mahmudullah Riyad, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Nasum Ahmed, Shak Mahedi Hasan, Taskin Ahmed, Mustafizur Rahman, Hasan Mahmud, Shoriful Islam, Tanzim Hasan Sakib.
ICC World Cup 2023 Format
In the upcoming ICC World Cup 2023, ten teams will participate, and the tournament format will remain unchanged from the previous edition. All teams will engage in a round-robin stage, where they will face each other once. This means that every team will play a total of nine matches, competing against all other nine teams. This stage will consist of a total of 45 matches.
After the round-robin stage, the top four teams will advance directly to the semi-finals. In the first semi-final, the team ranked first will compete against the team ranked fourth, while in the second semi-final, the teams standing in second and third place will face off.
World Cup Warm-up Matches Date and Time
The warm-up games will begin on Friday, September 29 and end on Tuesday, October 3. All 10 ODI games will be day-night matches with a scheduled start time of 2 PM IST.
Cricket World Cup Warm-up Matches Venues
The 10 World Cup warm-up matches will be played at three different venues as follows: Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad Out of these 10 games – 4 matches each will be played at Barsapara Cricket Stadium and Greenfield International Stadium and 2 will be played at Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
|Sep 29, Fri||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||2:00 PM|
|Sep 29, Fri||South Africa vs Afghanistan||2:00 PM|
|Sep 29, Fri||New Zealand vs Pakistan||2:00 PM|
|Sep 30, Sat||India vs England||2:00 PM|
|Sep 30, Sat||Australia vs Netherlands||2:00 PM|
|Oct 2, Mon||New Zealand vs South Africa||2:00 PM|
|Oct 2, Mon||England vs Bangladesh||2:00 PM|
|Oct 3, Tue||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||2:00 PM|
|Oct 3, Tue||India vs Netherlands||2:00 PM|
|Oct 3, Tue||Pakistan vs Australia||2:00 PM|