World Cup 2023 Schedule: Why is ICC CWC 2023 Schedule so delayed?

schedule for the World Cup 2023

World Cup 2023 Schedule – The schedule for the World Cup 2023 is eagerly awaited by cricket fans worldwide. With just five months remaining until the start of the 50-overs World Cup 2023 tournament in October, there is a sense of anticipation among fans. However, the excitement is somewhat dampened due to the fixture calendar still being kept under wraps and the key title contenders being preoccupied with test cricket.

Both the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tournament’s governing body, have assured fans that the dates and venues for the ICC 2023 World Cup will be announced in due course. As fans eagerly await the schedule, it is expected that the organizers will unveil the details soon, allowing fans and teams to plan for the much-anticipated tournament.

A senior official from the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) confirmed ongoing discussions with the International Cricket Council (ICC) regarding the World Cup 2023. They assured that the dates and venues would be announced soon.

Indian media sources have indicated that the announcement is expected to come after the conclusion of the Indian Premier League (IPL) season on May 28. While the limited information available may frustrate fans who are planning to attend the tournament in India, it is unlikely to greatly impact the preparations of the eight teams that have already qualified.

The organizers are working diligently to finalize the details and ensure a successful event. It is important for them to consider various factors and coordinate with the ICC to provide a comprehensive schedule that meets the requirements of all stakeholders. Fans and teams can look forward to the forthcoming announcement, which will provide clarity and excitement for the upcoming World Cup.

The upcoming ICC World Cup 2023 is scheduled to be held from October 5 to November 19. The tournament will kick off with an exciting clash between the previous edition’s champion, England, and the runner-up, New Zealand, on October 5 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The grand finale will also take place at the same venue on November 19.

As per the latest reports, India’s campaign in the World Cup will commence with a match against Australia. Additionally, one of the most anticipated matches, India vs. Pakistan, is scheduled for October 15. According to reports, a total of 12 Indian cities have been chosen as host cities for the tournament, including Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Bangalore, Indore, Dharamshala, Guwahati, Raipur, and Rajkot. However, it is important to note that these venues may be subject to change if necessary.

So far, India, New Zealand, England, Australia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and South Africa have already secured their places in the tournament. On the other hand, the remaining two slots will be determined through a qualifier match involving West Indies, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, The Netherlands, Scotland, Oman, Nepal, the USA, and UAE.

Cricket fans around the world are eagerly anticipating the World Cup, and preparations are underway to ensure a thrilling and successful tournament. Stay tuned for further updates and announcements as the event draws closer.

ICC World Cup 2023 Venue and Hosting

S. NoStadium nameCity
1Wankhade StadiumMumbai
2Eden Gardens StadiumKolkata
3Feroz Shah Kotla StadiumDelhi
4MA Chidambaram StadiumChennai
5Sardar Patel Stadium StadiumAhmedabad
6PCA stadium StadiumMohali
7Rajiv Gandhi International StadiumHyderabad
8VCA StadiumNagpur
9MCA StadiumPune
10Green Park StadiumKanpur
11SCA StadiumRajkot
12Gandhi StadiumGuwahati (Assam)
13M Chinnaswami StadiumBangalore

World Cup 2023 Schedule

October 5England vs New Zealand
October 6Bangladesh vs Afghanistan
October 7England vs New Zealand
October 8India vs Australia
October 9A2 vs A3
October 10India vs England
October 11Australia vs Bangladesh, Pakistan vs A2
October 12Afghanistan vs New Zealand
October 13Pakistan vs A3
October 14A1 vs A2, New Zealand vs A1
October 15India vs Pakistan
October 16Bangladesh vs Afghanistan
October 17New Zealand vs Pakistan
October 18Australia vs B2
October 19Afghanistan vs A3
October 20England vs Bangladesh
October 21India vs Australia, Afghanistan vs Pakistan
October 22New Zealand vs A3
October 23India vs New Zealand
October 25A1 vs A3
October 26Afghanistan vs A2
October 27Bangladesh vs A2
October 28India vs A1, Australia vs New Zealand
October 29England vs Pakistan
October 30Australia vs A3
October 31England vs A1
November 1India vs A2
November 2Bangladesh vs Pakistan
November 3Australia vs A2
November 4India vs Afghanistan, Bangladesh vs A3
November 5England vs A3, Australia vs Pakistan
November 7England vs A2
November 8India vs A3
November 9Afghanistan vs A1
November 10Bangladesh vs A1
November 11India vs Pakistan, England vs Afghanistan
November 13Bangladesh vs New Zealand
November 15Semi-final 1 (1st vs 4th)
November 16Semi-final 2 (2nd vs 3rd)
November 19Final

World Cup all Winners List (1975 – 2023)

YearHostFinal Match playing TeamResult
1975England West Indies vs AustraliaWest Indies won by 17 runs
1979England West Indies vs EnglandWest Indies won by 92 runs
1983England India vs West IndiesIndia won by 43 runs
1987India Australia vs EnglandAustralia won by 7 runs
1992Australia and New Zealand Pakistan vs EnglandPakistan won by 22 runs
1996Pakistan India and Sri LankaSri Lanka vs AustraliaSri Lanka won by 7 wickets
1999England Australia vs PakistanAustralia won by 8 wickets
2003South Africa Australia vs IndiaAustralia won by 125 runs
2007West Indies Australiavs Sri LankaAustralia won by 53 runs
2011India Bangladesh and Sri Lanka India vs Sri LankaIndia won by 6 wickets
2015Australia and New Zealand Australia vs New ZealandAustralia won by 7 wickets
2019EnglandEngland Vs New ZealandEngland won in Super Over

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