CWC 2023 Schedule

The fixture list for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India has been unveiled, featuring 10 venues for this mega event that will span 46 days at the end of this year.

The World Cup will kick off on October 5 with a rematch of the 2019 final as England takes on New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

Hosts India will begin their campaign on October 8 against five-time World Cup champions Australia in Chennai.

A total of 10 teams will participate in the showcase event, with the first eight teams having already qualified through the Cricket World Cup Super League. The final two spots will be determined at the end of the qualifier tournament in Zimbabwe, which concludes on July 9.

Each team will play against the other nine teams in a round-robin format, with the top four teams progressing to the knockout stage and qualifying for the semi-finals.

Key Fixtures

The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India promises thrilling encounters beyond India’s face-off with 2019 semifinalists Australia. The tournament is packed with several high-stakes clashes.

Australia will take on South Africa in Lucknow on October 13, hoping to reverse their fortunes after a dramatic encounter in the previous edition ended in favor of Proteas.

The highly anticipated India-Pakistan match is set to take place in Ahmedabad on Sunday, October 15. Their last encounter in the 2019 World Cup was a high-scoring affair, with India securing a significant victory in Manchester.

Pakistan will face Australia in Bengaluru on October 20, while the following day, England will battle South Africa in Mumbai.

On October 22, India will seek revenge against New Zealand in Dharamshala for their loss in the 2019 semifinal, while Australia will face their arch-rivals England in Ahmedabad on November 4. The defending champions defeated the Australian team four years ago to reach the final.

India will await England in Lucknow on October 29, following their defeat in the 2022 T20 World Cup semifinal last year.

The final match of the group stage will see England take on Pakistan in Kolkata on November 12.

Knockout Stage:

The first semifinal will take place in Mumbai on Wednesday, November 15, while the second semifinal will be held in Kolkata the following day. Both semifinals will have a reserve day.

The final is scheduled for November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, with a reserve day on November 20.

All three knockout matches will be day-night fixtures, starting at 2:00 PM local time according to the respective match venues.

Nov 15, Wed 2023 14:00 (LOCAL TIME)

1st Place

4th Place

Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Nov 16, Thur 2023 14:00 (LOCAL TIME)

2nd Place

3rd Place

Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Nov 19, Sun 2023 14:00 (LOCAL TIME)

Winner of Semi-Final 1

Winner of Semi-Final 2

Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad