ICC Cricket World Cup 2023:
The upcoming world cup 2023 will be the 13th edition of the cricket world cup. Every cricket fan waits to watch the top teams fighting to rule the cricketing world. The event was supposed to be played from February 9th, 2023 to March 26th, 2023. But due to the Covid-19 pandemic International Cricket Council (ICC) rescheduled it.
2023 Cricket World Cup Schedule:
According to the latest updates from ICC the 13th edition of cricket world cup will begin on October 26th, 2023 and the final will be played on November 26th, 2023.
ICC hasn’t released the complete world cup 2023 schedule. We’ll update it on our site as soon as it is released.
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League||Various||July 2020 – March 2023||Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Ireland, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Zimbabwe|
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup League 2||Various||August 2019 – February 2023||Associate members ranked 14th – 20th in ICC World Cricket League (WCL)|
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Challenge League||Various||September 2019 – December 2022||Associate members ranked 21st – 32nd in ICC World Cricket League (WCL)|
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier Play-Off||TBA||2023||4 Bottom teams of League 2|
Top 2 teams of Challenge League
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier||Zimbabwe||18 June 2023 – 9 July 2023||5 Bottom teams of Super League|
Top 3 teams of League 2
Top 2 Teams of Qualifier Play-off
|ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023||India||26 October 2023 – 26 November 2023||Hosts (India)|
Top 7 teams of Super League
Top 2 teams of Qualifier
2023 cricket world cup host:
For the first time, India will host the world’s biggest cricketing event solely. Previously they have co-hosted the tournament with:
- India & Pakistan (1987)
- Pakistan, Sri Lanka & India (1996)
- Sri Lanka, India & Bangladesh (2011)
10 teams will be playing in the tournament. The top 8 teams from the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League rankings will be qualified for the world cup group stage. The remaining 2 teams will be the top 2 teams of the world cup qualifier. The anticipated cricket world cup 2023 teams are:
- India (hosts) (Q)
- New Zealand
- West Indies
- TBC (to be confirmed)
- TBC (to be confirmed)
The format of the tournament will be the same as of the previous world cup 2019. Every team will play with the remaining teams. The event will be played in a round-robin format. The top 2 teams from both groups (A and B – total 4 teams) will qualify for the semi-finals & the winner of both semi-finals will advance to the finale.
England is the defending champion in the event
England won the 2019 world cup in a thriller match defeating New Zealand in super over by boundaries count after the match was tied both in 50 over innings and super over.
- India as the host of the world cup is qualified by default.
- The top 7 teams from the super league of the world cup will qualify for the event. (30 July 2020 to 31 May 2023).
- The remaining 2 teams will qualify by playing the 2023 cricket world cup qualifier in Zimbabwe (18 June 2023 to 9 July 2023).
ICC hasn’t announced the venues of the cwc2023 yet. We have compiled a list of 12 stadiums based on different factors, where most probably the world cup matches will be played. Below are the name & details of 2023 cricket world cup venues:
|1||Sardar Patel Stadium||120,000||Ahmedabad|
|3||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium||55,000||Hyderabad|
|4||MA Chidambaram Stadium||50,000||Chennai|
|5||Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium||45,000||Nagpur|
|6||Feroz shah kotla||41,842||Delhi|
|7||M Chinnaswami Stadium||40,000||Banglore|
|8||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium||37,000||Pune|
|10||Green Park Stadium||32,000||Kanpur|
|11||Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium||28,500||Rajkot|
|12||Punjab Cricket Association Stadium||27,000||Mohali|
World Cup Winners (History):
|1975||England||West Indies||Australia||West Indies won by 17 runs|
|1979||England||West Indies||England||West Indies won by 92 runs|
|1983||England||India||West Indies||India won by 43 runs|
|1987||India & Pakistan||Australia||England||Australia won by 7 runs.|
|1992||Australia & New Zealand||Pakistan||England||Pakistan won by 22 runs|
|1996||Pakistan, Sri Lanka & India||Sri Lanka||Australia||Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets|
|1999||England||Australia||Pakistan||Australia won by 8 wickets|
|2003||South Africa||Australia||India||Australia won by 125 runs|
|2007||West Indies||Australia||Sri Lanka||Australia won by 53 runs|
|2011||India, Bangladesh & Sri Lanka||India||Sri Lanka||India won by 6 wickets|
|2015||Australia & New Zealand||Australia||New Zealand||Australia won by 7 wickets|
|2019||England||England||New Zealand||England won in Super Over|
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s):
Q. Who will host the 2023 cricket world cup?
Answer: India (BCCI) will host the 2023 cricket world cup.
Q. Who will win the world cup in 2023?
Answer: India has a great chance to win the 13th edition of world cup as they are the home side and will be playing under their known conditions.
Q. Which teams will play in 2023 cricket world cup?
Answer: Hosts (India) and top 7 teams from world cup super league (England, Australia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, New Zealand, Afghanistan, West Indies) and top 2 teams of Qualifier round will play the cricket world cup 2023.