The ICC World Cup 2023 in India features ten diverse venues, from Dharamsala in the north to Bangalore and Chennai in the south. The tournament began on October 5, 2023, and will end on November 19, 2023. India hosts 48 matches with day games starting at 10:30 AM IST and day-night matches at 2:00 PM IST.
ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule 2023
The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup features 48 matches held in ten different venues across India. The tournament began on October 5, 2023, and will conclude with the final match on November 19, 2023. Semi-finals will feature the top four teams, with each eliminated semi-finalist receiving USD 800,000, approximately Rs 6.5 crore.
One of the most anticipated clashes will be on October 15 in Ahmedabad, where Rohit Sharma-led India will face their arch-rivals, Pakistan. The first semi-final between the top two teams is set for November 15 in Mumbai, while the second semi-final between the third and second-placed teams will take place on November 16 in Kolkata.
ICC ODI World Cup 2023: Teams And Format
The participating teams in the 2023 World Cup include England, New Zealand, India, Australia, South Africa, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the Netherlands.
In the ICC World Cup 2023, teams will play a round-robin format, facing each other once. The top four teams advance to the semi-finals, with the first-placed team meeting the fourth-placed, and the second and third-placed teams facing off. Securing a semi-final spot typically requires seven wins out of nine matches. In case of tie-breaking, total victories and net run rate are considered.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Venues
The tournament will take place at ten prestigious venues in India, including the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru, M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala, Eden Gardens in Kolkata, Lucknow, Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, MCA International Stadium in Pune, and Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.
The ICC has allocated reserve days for the tournament’s final and semi-final matches. These reserve days will be utilized if weather or other unforeseen circumstances necessitate postponing a match to the following day.
ICC World Cup 2023 Prize Money
In terms of prize money, the ICC has announced a total fund of USD 10 million, approximately Rs 83 crore, for the 2023 ODI World Cup. The winners of the tournament will receive USD 4 million, around Rs 33 crore, while the runners-up will be awarded USD 2 million, roughly Rs 16 crore.