The International Cricket Council will be organising the 13th edition of the ICC men’s world cup in 2023. This year, India will be the host country for the ICC World Cup 2023. In October and November 2023, India will host the entire World Cup on its own for the first time.
Earlier, India co-hosted the event in 1987, 1996, and 2011. The ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 was originally scheduled to take place from February 9 to March 26, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the tournament was moved to October and November.
This year schedule of Team India for 2023 is quite busy India is hosting other teams as well and currently India is playing ODI and T20 series. After pandemic this is the first time, India will be hosting Indian Premier League 2023.
The performance of Indian Cricket team players in ODI and T20 and in Indian Premier League 2023 in will impact their chances of getting selected for ICC World Cup 2023. So it will be pretty intresting to see who all are in the world cup 2023 squad.
Qualifying Team For ICC Men’s World Cup 2023
A Total of 32 teams are divided into 3 leagues that are Super league which include 13 teams, Super League which include 7 teams, and Challenge League which include 12 teams. Based on performances in these leagues team qualify for ICC world cup.
10 qualifying teams will compete, and around 48 total matches will be played in the 13th edition of the ICC Men’s World Cup in 2023. The tournament will follow a similar format to the 2019 edition in England and Wales, with a round-robin stage followed by the knockouts. In 2019, England was the host country, and they also won the tournament.
Australia is one of the most successful team in ICC world cup, follwed by India and West Indies.
So far, nine teams have already qualified for the tournament are-
- New Zealand
- West Indies
To qualify for ICC World Cup 2023, rest of teams have to play the qualifying matches in their respective leagues.
Venue: ICC World Cup 2023
According to predictions, there are a total of 13 venues selected for the tournament. The tournament’s first match will be played at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium, which has a seating capacity of 33,000. The final match of the tournament is expected to be played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
- Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai, Maharashtra)
- Eden Gardens (Kolkata, West Bengal)
- Arun Jaitely Stadium (New Delhi)
- M. Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru, Karnataka)
- M. A. Chidambaram Stadium ( Chennai, Tamil Nadu)
- Sardar Patel Stadium (Ahemdabad, Gujarat)
- Punjab Cricket Association Stadium (Mohali, Punjab)
- Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium (Hydrabad, Telangana)
- Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium ( Nagpur, Maharashtra)
- Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium (Pune, Mumbai)
- Green Park Stadium (Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh)
- Saurashtra Cricket Association Stadium (Rajkot, Gujarat)
- Gandhi Stadium (Jalandhar, Punjab)
Time Table: ICC World Cup 2023
Till now, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has not released any updates regarding the tournament, but according to various news portals, the tournament will begin on the 14th of October, and the final will be held on the 26th of November.
Australia has been one of the most successful teams in ICC men’s world cup history. Australia has won the World Cup five times and finished second twice. Following two World Cup victories by Australia, India, and the West Indies.
This year, it will be interesting to see who wins the ICC men’s world cup in 2023.
The host nation has won the last three ODI World Cups, which is an interesting fact. In 2011, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, and India all served as World Cup hosts, and India became the champion.
Australia went on to win the 2015 event, which was held in both Australia and New Zealand. It was won by England in 2019. Thus, this time around, the hosts also have a fantastic opportunity.
Predicted India Squad For ICC World Cup 2023
Virat Kohli is back in form and is definitely going to be one of the choices of selectors for India. Apart from Kohli, the captain, Rohit Sharma, will also be part of the squad.
Shubman Gill could be another pick for selectors, and he is young and could be a beneficial asset to the country. The performance of Shubman in ODI and T20 series is also praiseworthy.
These days, people are comparing Rishabh Pant and Sanju Samson, but both of them definitely had to compete for a spot in the Indian ODI squad. The all-rounder Hardik Pandya is definitely on the list, and Mohammad Siraj can also be part of the squad.
Arshdeep Singh and Yuzvendra Chahal will also be on the list. Washington Sundar and Kuldeep Yadav will also be part of the squad. While KL Rahul‘s performance is not satisfactory, he is slowly coming back into form, and there are chances that he could also be a part of the ODI squad.
Ans. Australia is the most successful team in terms of winning World Cups, so far Australia has won 5 World cups.
Ans. The first World Cup held in England in 1975.
Ans. West Indies won the first World Cup.
Ans. The Indian Cricket Team has won World Cup twice, first in the year 1983 and second in 2011.
Ans. India is the host country for World Cup 2023.