ICC World Cup 2023: When and where to watch, timings, venue, tickets
Finally, the long-awaited Cricket festival is here as we are all set for the biggest Cricket extravaganza, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, and this time, the host nation is none other than "India".
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is all set to commence on October 5 2023, marking the beginning of a thrilling cricketing festival in India. In the tournament's inaugural match, the reigning champions, England, will face off against New Zealand at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This historic venue will witness the opening clash and be the stage for an electrifying final on November 19. Moreover, the historic match, India vs. Pakistan, will be played in the same stadium.
The 13th edition of Men's ODI World Cup will have 45 league matches and three knockout matches. The top 10 teams, Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, and Sri Lanka, will compete against each other in this highly anticipated tournament.
In today's article, we'll cover everything about ICC World Cup 2023, like where and when to watch, the venues, match timings,the schedule, and more. So read the article till the end.
When and When to Watch ICC World Cup 2023?
You can enjoy the ODI World Cup 2023 live coverage on the Star Sports Network. Apart from this, you can also watch the live streaming of all the matches on Disney+Hotstar OTT in 9 different languages, including Hindi, English, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Malayalam, Bangla, Marathi and Gujarati. Moreover, Disney+Hotstar is free streaming of all the matches for smartphone users.
The day matches will take place at 10:30 am IST, while the day-night matches will begin at 2pm IST. Interestingly, there are only six-day matches, making it even better for cricket fans. They can easily catch the action after completing their day's work, as most matches are set as thrilling day-night encounters.
Following the 2019 World Cup pattern, the tournament will have two phases: the Group Stage (referred to as Super 10) and the Knockout Stage (referred to as Super 4). In the Super 10 phase, all 10 teams will compete. After that, the top four teams will qualify for the Super Four knockout stage.
To secure a spot in the semi-finals, a team should have seven victories out of 9 matches. In case of a tie-in win, the total number of wins will act as the tie-breaker, with the net run rate being a crucial deciding factor.
ICC World Cup 2023 Finale and Prize Money
The ICC World Cup 2023 final is scheduled on Sunday, November 19 2023 at the "Narendra Modi Stadium," the world's largest stadium. The live streaming of the final will start at 2:00 pm IST.
The winner will get the prize money of USD 4 million (approximately Rs 33 crore), while the runners-up will receive USD 2 million (around Rs 16 crore).
ICC World Cup 2023 Venues
The matches will be played at ten different venues. Each venue offers a unique ambience and challenges, adding excitement to the competition. Fans from different regions eagerly anticipate witnessing the thrilling encounters at these diverse grounds.
- Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad
- M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru
- M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai
- Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi
- Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium in Dharamsala
- Eden Gardens in Kolkata
- Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Cricket Stadium in Lucknow
- Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai
- MCA International Stadium in Pune
- Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
India's World Cup Schedule
India's debut in the tournament is set for October 8 against Australia at Chennai's M.A. Chidambaram Stadium. The World Cup journey for India will also feature formidable matches against New Zealand in Dharamsala and England in Lucknow, the only two teams that secured victories against them in the 2019 World Cup.
- October 8: India vs. Australia in Chennai at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
- October 11: India vs. Afghanistan in Delhi at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
- October 14: India vs Pakistan in Ahmedabad at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
- October 19: India vs. Bangladesh in Pune at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
- October 22: India vs. New Zealand in Dharamsala at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
- October 29: India vs. England in Lucknow at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
- November 2: India vs. Sri Lanka in Mumbai at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
- November 5: India vs South Africa in Kolkata at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
- November 12: India vs Netherlands in Bengaluru at 2:00 pm2:00 pm IST
India's Squad for ICC World Cup 2023
- Rohit Sharma (Captain)
- Hardik Pandya Vice-Captain)
- Shubman Gill
- Virat Kohli
- Shreyas Iyer
- KL Rahul
- Ravindra Jadeja
- Shardul Thakur
- Jasprit Bumrah
- Mohammed Siraj
- Kuldeep Yadav
- Mohammed Shami
- Ravichandran Ashwin
- Ishan Kishan
- Suryakumar Yadav
ICC World Cup 2023 Tickets
To purchase tickets for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023,
Go to https://tickets.cricketworldcup.com. Select the number of seats and stand from where you want to watch the game. After that, you must sign in or make a new account. Tell them how many seats you want, share your pin code for where you would like the tickets to be sent, and give your personal information. Make payment through any of the gateways, and you're all set! Enjoy the match!
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Prune's Prediction for ICC World Cup 2023
Cricket in India is more than just a game; it's like a religion. The enthusiasm and excitement during the World Cup, especially when hosted in India, is beyond imagination. Whenever the World Cup is hosted in India, everyone goes crazy about cricket. It's like a big, exciting party! People decorate the streets with flags and signs, cheering for their team. At home, everyone talks about the game - who's playing, how they're playing, and what they should do to win. It's like being part of a lively conversation where everyone has something to say.
Everyone eagerly awaits the massive cricketing clash between India and Pakistan on October 14 at Narendra Modi Stadium. So here is our prediction:
India vs Australia
Winner: INDIA (Prediction)
These predictions take into account the current form of the teams. Team India holds the top spot in the cricketing world, bolstering their prospects of clinching the World Cup. Additionally, the advantage of playing on home turf significantly increases their chances. Australia, "the team of ICC tournaments" with an impressive five World Cup titles, is a strong contender. They will join India, England, and New Zealand as the top favourites for the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023.