The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is scheduled to take place in India from October 5 to November 19, 2023. This will be the 13th edition of the premier international cricket tournament, organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC) every four years.
The 10 teams will play in a round-robin format in the group stage, with each team playing the other once. The top 4 teams will progress to the semi-finals, followed by the final.
- October 5 - November 6: Group Stage
- November 9 & 10: Semi-Finals
- November 19: Final (Melbourne)
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 promises to be a thrilling tournament, with the world’s best cricket teams competing for the prestigious title in India. Fans can expect high-quality cricket action during the seven-week tournament across iconic Indian venues.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 - Teams and Venues - Participating Teams
10 teams will be participating in the 2023 Cricket World Cup:
- India (hosts)
- England (defending champions)
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- Sri Lanka
India automatically qualifies as the host nation. England will enter the tournament as the defending champions. The remaining 8 teams have qualified through the ICC World Cricket League and the ODI rankings.
The matches will be played across 10 venues in major cities of India:
The 10 stadiums provide a good mix of larger and smaller venues spread across different parts of India. Some of the iconic cricket stadiums hosting World Cup 2023 matches will be Eden Gardens in Kolkata, M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru and Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will feature 48 matches played over 45 days. The tournament promises excitement and intense competition as the world’s best cricket teams battle it out for the coveted World Cup trophy in India.
2023 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Plan - Tournament Format
The 2023 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup will feature 16 teams divided into 2 groups for the Super 12 stage.
Group Stage (Super 12)
The top 2 teams from each group will progress to the knockout semi-finals.
Key Group Stage Matches
England vs New Zealand
Rematch of the 2019 World Cup final on October 5 in Ahmedabad.
India vs Australia
High-profile clash between arch rivals on October 8 in Chennai.
India vs Pakistan
Historic rivalry resumes on October 14 in Ahmedabad, Babar Azam’s birthday.
India vs England
Repeat of the 2019 World Cup semi-final on October 29 in Lucknow.
The knockout semi-finals will take place on November 15 and 16 in Mumbai and Kolkata.
The final on November 19 in Ahmedabad will crown the new T20 World Cup champion.
With global superstars, high stakes and passionate fans, the 2023 T20 World Cup promises to capture the cricketing world’s attention over the next month and a half.
2023 ICC Men’s ODI World Cup Plan - Tournament Format
The tournament will feature 10 teams in a round-robin group stage.
Each team plays the other 9 teams, making for 45 matches total. The top 4 teams will progress to the semi-finals.
September 29-October 3:
Tournament officially begins
Semi-finals in Mumbai and Kolkata
Final in Ahmedabad
The 2023 World Cup marks the return of the prestigious event to India after 12 years.
The world’s top ODI teams like India, England, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa will be competing.
With passionate home crowds and global cricket stars on display, the tournament promises to be an exciting and competitive cricketing spectacle.