The ICC Cricket World Cup started on 5th October. Cricket fans are eagerly waiting to watch thrilling matches of the Cricket World Cup, which is set to take the sporting world by storm in 2023. In this blog post, we will understand the exciting components of the Cricket World Cup 2023, from the schedule and venues to the participating teams and what we can expect from this tournament.
Cricket World Cup 2023
As we all know, World Cup 2023 is going on and different International Teams are participating to win the title. As per the World Cup 2023 Schedule, matches started on 5th October and the final cricket match is scheduled on Sunday which will be played on the 19th November 2023.
There are various teams participating in the ICC World Cup 2023, such as Afghanistan, Australia, India, Bangladesh, England, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka. These teams are spread into two groups and they will be playing against each other to reach the finals after which they will be able to win the Championship.
Undoubtedly, Cricket lovers very well understand that as soon as match battles are finished, the winning team will come to the top of the rankings and the one which lost the match will move to the bottom.
Cricket World Cup Venue
There are 10 venues in India that will host 48 matches. Here is the venue list:
- Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
- Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
- MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
- Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
- Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala
- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
- Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
- MCA International Stadium, Pune
- Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad
According to the International Cricket Council World Cup 2023 Schedule, the first match of 2023 held on 5th October, and the final match is scheduled for Sunday, 19 November 2023. The day matches are scheduled to start at 10:30 AM IST, and the day-night matches at 2:00 PM IST.
Cricket World Cup Match List
Here is the list of Cricket World Cup 2023 matches:
|England Vs. New Zealand||Oct 5|
|Pakistan Vs Netherlands||Oct-6|
|Bangladesh Vs Afghanistan||Oct 7|
|South Africa Vs. Sri Lanka||Oct 7|
|India Vs Australia||Oct 8|
|New Zealand Vs Netherlands||Oct 9|
|England Vs Bangladesh||Oct 10|
|India Vs Afghanistan||Oct 11|
|Australia Vs South Africa||Oct 12|
|New Zealand Vs Bangladesh||Oct 13|
|India Vs Pakistan||Oct 14|
|England Vs Afghanistan||Oct 15|
|Australia Vs Sri Lanka||Oct 16|
|South Africa Vs Netherlands||Oct 17|
|New Zealand Vs Afghanistan||Oct 18|
|India Vs Bangladesh||Oct 19|
|Australia Vs Pakistan||Oct 20|
|Netherlands Vs Sri Lanka||Oct 21|
|England Vs South Africa||Oct 21|
|India Vs New Zealand||Oct 22|
|Pakistan Vs Afghanistan||Oct 23|
|South Africa Vs Bangladesh||Oct 24|
|Australia Vs Netherlands||Oct 25|
|England Vs Sri Lanka||Oct 26|
|Pakistan Vs South Africa||Oct 27|
|Australia Vs New Zealand||Oct 28|
|Netherlands Vs Bangladesh||Oct 28|
|India Vs England||Oct29|
|Afghanistan Vs Sri Lanka||Oct 30|
|Pakistan Vs Bangladesh||Oct 31|
|New Zealand Vs South Africa||Nov 1|
|India Vs Sri Lanka||Nov 2|
|Netherlands Vs Afghanistan||Nov 3|
|New Zealand Vs Pakistan||Nov 4|
|England Vs Australia||Nov 4|
|India Vs South Africa||Nov 5|
|Bangladesh Vs Sri Lanka||Nov 6|
|Australia Vs Afghanistan||Nov 7|
|England Vs Netherlands||Nov 8|
|New Zealand Vs Sri Lanka||Nov 9|
|South Africa Vs Afghanistan||Nov 10|
|Australia Vs Bangladesh||Nov 11|
|England Vs Pakistan||Nov 11|
|India Vs Netherlands||Nov 12|
|Semi Final 1||Nov 15|
|Semi Final 2||Nov 16|
Cricket World Cup Prize Money
Cricket players will also receive prize money in addition to a magnificent championship trophy. In this tournament, the International Cricket Council World Cup 2023 winner will receive $4 Million, while the runner-up will get $2 Million and the losing semi-finalist team will receive $800,000 each. The winner of each cricket match in the group stage will receive $40,000 and six teams that don’t win a match for the Semi-Final round will receive $100,000.
India’s First Match With Pakistan
Undoubtedly, The India vs. Pakistan match is clearly thrilling for Indians. On 14th October in Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad the team led by Rohit Sharma will play with Pakistan. Mumbai will witness the first semi-final between the top two teams, while the second semi-final will held on 16th November in Kolkata between the third and second-place teams.
ICC World Cup 2023 Teams And Format
For this tournament, all 2019 Cricket World Cup regulations will apply. The Cricket World Cup 2023 will follow a format that combines round-robin matches with knockout stages. The ten cricket teams—India, Australia, South Africa, England, Pakistan, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Sri Lanka, and the Netherlands.
In the round-robin phase, each team will play against every other team in a league format. This ensures that each and every team has a fair chance to prove their strength against all opponents.
Moreover, The top four teams from the round-robin stage will advance to the knockout rounds, which consist of the semifinals and the grand finale. The knockout matches are single-elimination games, where the stakes are higher than ever. A single moment of outstanding performance or a lapse in concentration can determine the destiny of a team.
In 2023, the cricketing world will come together to witness extraordinary performances, heart-stopping moments, and the crowning of a new world champion. So mark your calendars, get ready, and prepare to be part of history as the Cricket World Cup 2023 unfolds before our eyes.
So, as the cricketing world gears up for the grand spectacle that is the Cricket World Cup 2023, let’s join in the excitement and celebrate the sport that unites nations and inspires generations. This tournament is not just about who wins or loses; it’s about the love of the game, the joy of competition, and the shared passion that brings us all together.