ICC World Cup 2023: Final Confirmed Venue and Stadium

The temperature of the World Cup is rising rapidly as the international cricket governing authority recently announced the fixtures of the ICC World Cup 2023 venues. A total of ten countries are participating in this tournament hosted by India in its several world-class cricket stadiums. So, let us discuss the schedule by ICC, the venues, dates, times, etc., so you can get a good idea about the World Cup 2023.

ICC World Cup 2023:

The tournament will have 10 teams in total. Through the World Cup Super League, India has secured direct qualification as the hosts, along with Australia, Afghanistan, England, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, and South Africa. The other 2 teams will receive their spots through the World Cup Qualifiers, which are currently running in Zimbabwe. The Qualifiers will feature former champions Sri Lanka and the West Indies, alongside Netherlands, Ireland, Nepal, Oman, Scotland, the USA, the UAE, and hosts Zimbabwe.

The World Cup in India will witness all the teams engaging in a round-robin league format. They will be playing each other once for a total of 45 matches. Following the league phase, the semi-finals and the final will occur.

Schedule for the matches:

The 2023 Men’s World Cup is set to begin on 5th October with a hi-fi match between New Zealand and England in Ahmedabad. ICC has officially verified the draft schedule for the 2023’s 50-over World Cup on 27th June, with India’s biggest face-off against the neighbor Pakistan set for 15th October at Ahmedabad stadium. The ICC World Cup 2023 venues fixtures say that the matches will be held in ten different places across India this time. The opening and Grand finale matches are fixed at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. The semi-finals are to be held in Eden-Kolkata and Wankhede-Mumbai. Bengaluru, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Dharamsala, Lucknow, and Pune are the other 7 venues.

Here are detailed descriptions of the venues of World Cup 2023, India,

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmadabad (Capacity: 132,000 spectators)

Matches: –

  • 5 October – ENG vs. NZ
  • 15 October – IND vs PAK
  • 4 November – ENG vs AUS
  • 10 November – SA vs AFG
  • 19 November – Final

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai (Capacity: 33,108)

Matches: –

  • 21 October – ENG vs SA
  • 24 October – SA vs. BAN
  • 2 November – IND vs. Q2
  • 7 November – AUS vs AFG
  • 15 November – Semi-final 1

Eden Gardens, Kolkata (Capacity: 66000)

Matches: –

  • 28 October – Q1 vs. BAN
  • 31 October – PAK vs. BAN
  • 5 November – IND vs SA
  • 12 November – ENG vs PAK
  • 16 November – Semi-final 2

Arun Jaitely Stadium, Delhi (Capacity:  41,842)

Matches: –

  • 7 October – SA vs. Q2
  • 11 October – IND vs AFG
  • 14 October – ENG vs. AFG
  • 25 October – AUS vs. Q1
  • 6 November – BAN vs. Q2

MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai (Capacity: 50,000)

Matches: –

  • 8 October – IND vs AUS
  • 14 October – NZ vs BAN (Day Game)
  • 18 October – NZ vs AFG
  • 23 October – PAK vs AFG
  • 27 October – PAK vs SA

HPCA, Dharamshala (Capacity: 23,000)

Matches: –

  • 7 October – BAN vs AFG (Day Game)
  • 10 October – ENG vs BAN
  • 16 October – SA vs Q1
  • 22 October – IND vs NZ
  • 29 October – AUS vs NZ (Day Game)

Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad (Capacity:  55,000)

Matches: –

  • 6 October – PAK vs Q1
  • 9 October – NZ vs Q1
  • 12 October – PAK vs Q2

Ekana Stadium, Lucknow (Capacity: 50,000)

Matches: –

  • 13 October – AUS vs SA
  • 17 October – AUS vs Q2
  • 21 October – Q1 vs Q2 (Day Game)
  • 29 October – IND vs ENG
  • 3 November – Q1 vs AFG

MCAS, Pune (Capacity: 37,000)

Matches: –

  • 19 October – IND vs BAN
  • 30 October – AFG vs Q2
  • 1 November – NZ vs SA
  • 8 November – ENG vs Q1
  • 12 November – AUS vs BAN (Day Game)

M. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore (Capacity: 40,000)

Matches: –

  • 20 October – AUS vs PAK
  • 26 October – ENG vs. Q2
  • 4 November – NZ vs. PAK (Day Game)
  • 9 November – NZ vs. Q2
  • 11 November – IND vs. Q1

In addition, according to the ICC World Cup 2023 venues list, apart from the ten stadiums for the main event, two additional venues – Barsapara Cricket Stadium in Guwahati and the Greenfield International Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram will host the warm-up matches along with the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad.

Wrap lines:

All the countries already accept the fixture of the ICC World Cup 2023 venues. Although, in the beginning, there was an issue for Pakistan, the recent update says that all are clarified for them, and now they have no other issues with the scheduled venues.

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