The waiting time has expired. The most eminent ODI tournament of ICC, the 13th edition of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, is about to begin. This highly regarded international cricket event is conducted once every four years, with intense competition among the members of ICC from different countries. The excitement starts soaking in as the days are nearing for the Cricket World Cup 2023. The Cricket Council brings teams from across the world for the ultimate competition in the world of cricket; the fans are now eagerly waiting for Cricket World Cup 2023. 

Let's learn about the complete details of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Let's get started.  

History of the Cricket World Cup

The First World Cup was contested in 1975 in England. It was a series of one-day matches played for 60 overs per team. In 1987, the number of overs were reduced to 50. Australia is the most successful team, winning five World Cups and twice runner-up. India and the West Indies are the only countries to have won the World Cup 2 times. India won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 1983 and 2011.   

The first-ever cricket match was played between Australia and England in 1877. Cricket was contested at the Summer Olympics in 1900. However, it was cancelled from Olympic sports afterwards. The one-day international match gained popularity worldwide and resulted in the Cricket World Cup. 

How many teams will take part in the Cricket World Cup? 

About 10 teams are participating in the ICC Cricket World Cup, and the list of teams is as follows:

  • India
  • Sri Lanka
  • Pakistan
  • Bangladesh
  • Afghanistan
  • South Africa
  • Australia
  • England
  • Netherlands
  • New Zealand

World Cup 2023 schedule 

The ICC Cricket World Cup will begin on October 5th. It begins with the defending Champions, team England vs the runner-up of the 2019 World Cup, New Zealand. About 8 of the teams are already qualified, while two other teams are determined by the World Cup Qualifiers. Each team shall play against the other 9 teams. Have a look at the World Cup 2023 schedule:

Matches Date Time Venue
ENGLAND vs NEW ZEALAND Thur Oct 5, 2023 2:00 PM Ahmedabad
PAKISTAN vs NETHERLANDS Fri Oct 6, 2023 2:00 PM Hyderabad
BANGLADESH vs AFGHANISTAN Sat Oct 7, 2023 10:30 AM Dharamsala
SOUTH AFRICA vs SRI LANKA Sat Oct 7, 2023 2:00 PM Delhi
INDIA vs AUSTRALIA Sun Oct 8, 2023 2:00 PM Chennai
NEW ZEALAND vs NETHERLANDS Mon Oct 9, 2023 2:00 PM Hyderabad
ENGLAND vs BANGLADESH Tue Oct 10, 2023 10:30 AM Dharamsala
PAKISTAN vs SRI LANKA Tue Oct 10, 2023 2:00 PM Hyderabad
INDIA vs AFGHANISTAN Wed Oct 11, 2023 2:00 PM Delhi
AUSTRALIA vs SOUTH AFRICA Thur Oct 12, 2023 2:00 PM Lucknow
NEW ZEALAND vs BANGLADESH Fri Oct 13, 2023 2:00 PM Chennai
INDIA vs PAKISTAN Sat Oct 14, 2023 2:00 PM Ahmedabad
ENGLAND vs AFGHANISTAN Sun Oct 15, 2023 2:00 PM Delhi
AUSTRALIA vs SRI LANKA Mon Oct 16, 2023 2:00 PM Lucknow
SOUTH AFRICA vs NETHERLANDS Tue Oct 17, 2023 2:00 PM Dharamsala
NEW ZEALAND vs AFGHANISTAN Wed Oct 18, 2023 2:00 PM Chennai
INDIA vs BANGLADESH Thur Oct 19, 2023 2:00 PM Pune
AUSTRALIA vs PAKISTAN Fri Oct 20, 2023 2:00 PM Bengaluru
NETHERLANDS vs SRI LANKA Sat Oct 21, 2023 10:30 AM Lucknow
ENGLAND vs SOUTH AFRICA Sat Oct 21, 2023 2:00 PM Mumbai
INDIA vs NEW ZEALAND Sun Oct 22, 2023 2:00 PM Dharamsala
PAKISTAN vs AFGHANISTAN Mon Oct 23, 2023 2:00 PM Chennai
SOUTH AFRICA vs BANGLADESH Tue Oct 24, 2023 2:00 PM Mumbai
AUSTRALIA vs NETHERLANDS Wed Oct 25, 2023 2:00 PM Delhi
ENGLAND vs SRI LANKA Thur Oct 26, 2023 2:00 PM Bengaluru
PAKISTAN vs SOUTH AFRICA Fri Oct 27, 2023 2:00 PM Chennai
AUSTRALIA vs NEW ZEALAND Sat Oct 28, 2023 10:30 AM Dharamsala
NETHERLANDS vs BANGLADESH Sat Oct 28, 2023 2:00 PM Kolkata
INDIA vs ENGLAND Sun Oct 29, 2023 2:00 PM Lucknow
AFGHANISTAN vs SRI LANKA Mon Oct 30, 2023 2:00 PM Pune
PAKISTAN vs BANGLADESH Tue Oct 31, 2023 2:00 PM Kolkata
NEW ZEALAND vs SOUTH AFRICA Wed Nov 1, 2023 2:00 PM Pune
INDIA vs SRI LANKA Thur Nov 2, 2023 2:00 PM Mumbai
NETHERLANDS vs AFGHANISTAN Fri Nov 3, 2023 2:00 PM Lucknow
NEW ZEALAND vs PAKISTAN Sat Nov 4, 2023 10:30 AM Bengaluru
ENGLAND vs AUSTRALIA Sat Nov 4, 2023 2:00 PM Ahmedabad
INDIA vs SOUTH AFRICA Sun Nov 5, 2023 2:00 PM Kolkata
BANGLADESH vs SRI LANKA Mon Nov 6, 2023 2:00 PM Delhi
AUSTRALIA vs AFGHANISTAN Tue Nov 7, 2023 2:00 PM Mumbai
NEW ZEALAND vs SRI LANKA Thur Nov 9, 2023 2:00 PM Bengaluru
SOUTH AFRICA vs AFGHANISTAN Fri Nov 10, 2023 2:00 PM Ahmedabad
AUSTRALIA vs BANGLADESH Sat Nov 11, 2023 10:30 AM Pune
ENGLAND vs PAKISTAN Sat Nov 11, 2023 2:00 PM Kolkata
INDIA vs NETHERLANDS Sun Nov 12, 2023 2:00 PM Bengaluru
ENGLAND vs NETHERLANDS Wed Nov 8, 2023 2:00 PM Pune
T.B.C. vs T.B.C. Wed Nov 15, 2023 2:00 PM Mumbai
T.B.C. vs T.B.C. Thur Nov 16, 2023 2:00 PM Kolkata
T.B.C. vs T.B.C. Sun Nov 19, 2023 2:00 PM Ahmedabad

Which format will the World Cup 2023 follow?

The format for Cricket World Cup 2023 includes the following:

  • There shall be two sessions, played by each team for about 3.5 hours and separated by 45 45-minute breaks.
  • The respective team captains shall name the playing 11 after the toss.
  • Each bowler is restricted to bowl for a maximum of 10 overs.

Fielding rules and power

  • Powerplay 1 (P1) - Two teams allowed outside the 30-yard circle
  • Powerplay 2 (P2) - Four players are allowed outside the 30-yard circle
  • Powerplay 3 (P3) - Five Players are allowed outside the 30-yard circle

Which country will host the 2023 World Cup?

India will host the Cricket World Cup 2023. India hosted the World Cup thrice in 1987, 1996, and 2011. India has won the World Cup twice, in 1983 and 2011. Previously, India co-hosted the World Cup, but for the first time, it will be hosting the World Cup on its own in 2023.  


List of World Cup 2023 venues 

Here is the list of venues and locations for the Cricket World Cup 2023:

Location Venue
Ahmedabad Narendra Modi Stadium
Bengaluru M Chinnaswamy Stadium
Chennai MA Chidambaram Stadium
Chennai MA Chidambaram Stadium
Delhi Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium
Dharamshala Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
Lucknow Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium
Hyderabad Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Uppal
Pune Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Kolkata Eden Gardens
Mumbai Wankhede Stadium

India Squad for World Cup 2023

Here is the list of India Squad for 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
  • Axar Patel
  • Ishan Kishan
  • Surya Kumar Yadav

How to book tickets for Cricket World Cup 2023? 

Here is the step-wise guide to book tickets for Cricket World Cup 2023: 

Step 1:

Go to the official website: For booking tickets for the semi-finals, under “ Find the matches by Venue”, click on “ Mumbai”. Follow the same procedure for respective locations.

Step 2:

Select the desired match displayed on the “ Semi-Final” Banner, and click on the book option. 

Step 3:

A pop-up box appears for login, through which you can log in.

Step 4:

Select the seating area and the required seats, and click “book”.

Step 5:

Enter the pin code, provide all other necessary details, and click on proceed to make the payment. 

Ticket Price

  • Ticket Price for Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai (Semi-Finals 1): Rs 2500 onwards
  • Ticket Price for Eden Gardens in Kolkata (Semi-Finals 2): Rs 900 onwards
  • Ticket Price for Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad: Rs 2000 onwards

According to the sources, the price of tickets for World Cup 2023 ranges from Rs 500 to Rs 10,000.  

ICC World Cup Winners list (1975-2019)

Here is the list of ICC World Cup Winners List: 

Year Winners
1975 West Indies
1979 West Indies
1983 India
1987 Australia
1992 Pakistan
1996 Sri Lanka
1999 Australia
2003 Australia
2007 Australia
2011 India
2015 Australia
2019 England


The action is about to begin. Get ready to witness the thrilling experience of the 13th edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. Cricket is a mixture of emotions and entertainment in a country like India. Support your favourite team, as this season will ignite the fire because the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is being hosted in India. 


  • How many times has India won the World Cup?

India has won the World Cup twice, in 1983 and 2011. But India has appeared in the finals three times. In 2003, India was the runner-up in the match played against Australia. 

  • Who played most of the World Cups in India?

Former cricket player Sachin Tendulkar holds the record of playing six times in the ODI World Cup matches.

  • Who won the most World Cups in cricket history?

Australia is the most successful team in the ICC Cricket World Cup. They have won 5 times and have won consecutively for three years. 

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