Along with International Cricket Council (ICC) CEO Geoff Allardyce and BCCI Secretary Jai Shah, the ICC unveiled the much-anticipated ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule.
This edition of the prestigious One Day International (ODI) tournament will be hosted solely by India for the first time in history.
The ICC World Cup is going to start from October 5. The tournament’s opening match pits reigning champions England against New Zealand
The cricket frenzy will intensify when India enters the fray, locking horns with Australia on October 8, igniting the tournament with an enthralling encounter.
The grand finale of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will be held at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
The highly anticipated clash between arch-rivals India and Pakistan will also unfold at this magnificent venue, promising an exhilarating showdown that cricket enthusiasts across the globe eagerly await.
The final and the India-Pakistan game, the first semi-final will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai and the second semi-final will be played at the Eden Gardens Stadium in Kolkata.
These venues are renowned for their rich cricketing history and electric atmosphere, ensuring that fans will be treated to a thrilling spectacle.
As for the participating teams, a total of 10 nations will compete for cricket’s ultimate glory. India, as the host nation, has secured direct qualification alongside Afghanistan, Australia, England, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, and South Africa, who earned their spots through the 2020-2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League.
The remaining two teams will emerge victorious from the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers currently underway in Zimbabwe. These teams will battle it out for the coveted World Cup spots, hoping to showcase their skills on the global stage.
Cricket enthusiasts around the world can catch all the action live through the official live streaming, available on the Hotstar app and various Star Sports social media channels. The exhilarating matches, the nail-biting finishes, and the unforgettable moments are just a click away for fans eagerly awaiting the ICC World Cup 2023.
As the countdown to the ICC World Cup 2023 begins, anticipation and excitement reach unprecedented levels.
With the schedule in place and the venues chosen, cricket lovers can now mark their calendars and prepare for a spectacle that promises to capture the world’s attention.
The match between India and Pakistan is undoubtedly a noteworthy high voltage match, especially in the world of cricket. Because the arch-rivals intensify their rivalry on the grand stage of cricket to the cricket-loving audience.