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ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule: Date, Time & Location Revealed

13th edition of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will start from 5th October, 2023

Cricket fans around the world are eagerly awaiting the ICC World Cup 2023, and the International Cricket Council (ICC) has finally unveiled the schedule for the highly anticipated tournament. The 13th edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is set to take place in India from October 5 to November 19, 2023. With a total of 10 teams participating, this event promises to be a thrilling battle for cricket supremacy.

The teams that have secured direct qualification for the World Cup include the host nation India, along with Afghanistan, Australia, England, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, and South Africa. These teams earned their spots through their performance in the 2020-2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League. The remaining two teams will be determined through the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers currently being held in Zimbabwe.

The tournament will kick off with the opening match on October 5 at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) Secretary, Jay Shah, has announced that the final match of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will also be held at the Narendra Modi Stadium, adding to the significance of the venue.

Apart from the opening and final matches, the first semi-final is scheduled to take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, while the second semi-final will be held at the historic Eden Gardens in Kolkata. These iconic venues are sure to witness some intense battles as the teams fight for a place in the finals.

A total of 10 venues across India have been selected to host the matches during the ICC World Cup 2023. These venues include Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Pune, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Kolkata. In addition to these, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram will also host warm-up matches from September 29 to October 3, setting the stage for the thrilling competition ahead.

With the schedule now unveiled, fans can mark their calendars and plan their cricket-filled days. India’s tentative schedule for the World Cup includes matches against top teams such as Australia, Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, New Zealand, England, and South Africa. The matches are set to take place at various venues across the country, providing an opportunity for fans from different regions to witness the live action.

Here is India’s tentative schedule for the ICC World Cup 2023:

– October 8: India vs Australia in Chennai

– October 11: India vs Afghanistan in Delhi

– October 15: India vs Pakistan in Ahmedabad

– October 19: India vs Bangladesh in Pune

– October 22: India vs New Zealand in Dharamsala

– October 29: India vs England in Lucknow

– November 2: India vs Qualifier in Mumbai

– November 5: India vs South Africa in Kolkata

– November 11: India vs Qualifier in Bengaluru

As the countdown to the ICC World Cup 2023 begins, cricket fans can start making their travel plans, booking tickets, and getting ready for an exhilarating tournament filled with memorable moments and fierce competition. The cricketing world will be watching as the top teams battle it out to lift the coveted trophy and etch their names in cricketing history. Stay tuned for more updates as the tournament approaches and get ready for an unforgettable cricketing experience.

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