On 27th June, ICC announced the much-awaited schedule for the upcoming mega event of ICC CWC 2023 Schedule. The Mega Event will kick off from 5th October and will continue to play with heart-beats of fan for 46 days i.e., till 19th November, 2023.
On October 5, the action will begin at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad with the finalists from previous editions, England and New Zealand. On October 8, in Chennai, India will play Australia in their opening match of the tournament. On October 15, entire world will witness the rivalry of arch-rivals, India and Pakistan at Ahmedabad.
The tournament will feature ten teams, with the first eight having previously qualified through the CWC Super League. The last two berths will be determined after the conclusion of the Zimbabwe Qualifier event on July 9.
ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule
Check ICC CWC 2023 Schedule:
India’s Schedule for ICC World Cup 2023
|1||8th October||Australia||Chennai||Yet to decide|
|2||11th October||Afghanistan||Delhi||Yet to decide|
|3||15th October||Pakistan||Ahmedabad||Yet to decide|
|4||19th October||Bangladesh||Pune||Yet to decide|
|5||22th October||New Zealand||Dharamshala||Yet to decide|
|6||29th October||England||Lucknow||Yet to decide|
|7||2nd November||Qualifier 2||Mumbai||Yet to decide|
|8||5th November||South Africa||Kolkata||Yet to decide|
|9||11th November||Qualifier 1||Bengaluru||Yet to decide|
Check Top 2 Qualifiers for ICC CWC 2023
Ticket price for Eden Gardens, Kolkata
Total of 10 venues have been selected:
Warm up Matches
Warm up matches will be held in Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Hyderabad from 29th September to 3rd October.
The teams who are able to finish in the top four in the league stage points table will advance to the knockout stages.
On November 15th, the first semi-final will take place in Mumbai, while the second semi-final will take place in Kolkata the following day. There will be a spare day for each semifinal.
The Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the Final on November 19, with November 20 set aside as a backup date.
All the three knockout matches will be day-night matches starting from 2:00pm IST.
ICC World Cup Champions so far
Take a look at ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup winners from 1975 till 2023:
|1975||England||Australia vs West Indies||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||England vs Australia||Australia won |
by 7 runs
|Pakistan vs England||Pakistan won |
by 22 runs
|1996||India, Sri Lanka, |
|Australia vs Sri Lanka||Sri Lanka won |
by 7 wickets
|1999||England||Pakistan vs Australia||Australia won |
by 8 wickets
|2003||South Africa||Australia vs India||Australia won |
by 125 runs
|2007||West Indies||Sri Lanka vs Australia||Australia won |
by 53 runs
|India vs Sri Lanka||India won |
by 6 wickets
|Australia vs New Zealand||Australia won |
by 7 wickets
|2019||England||New Zealand vs England||England won |
by boundaries count
World Cup history
The men’s One Day International (ODI) Cricket World Cup is the top international competition. The International Cricket Council (ICC), the organisation responsible for overseeing the competition, plans early qualification stages that lead to a finals tournament that takes place every four years.
The competition is the fourth-largest event in terms of viewership in the world. The ICC claims that it is the most important contest and the epitome of success in the sport. Total of 12 world cups have been played so far in the history of International Cricket with Australia the most successful team in the world having 5 World Cup titles, followed by West Indies, India both with 2 World Cup Championship titles and then Pakistan, Sri Lanka and England each with 1 World Cup trophy.
The first Winner of World Cup in One Day International Cricket is West Indies while the last edition was won by England by boundaries count.
All 10 nations that participate in Test and ODI matches, as well as additional nations who earn a spot through the World Cup Qualifier, compete in the Cricket World Cup finals.