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ICC Men's World Cup 2023 schedule announced: India vs Pakistan on Oct 15

Hosts India will begin their campaign on October 8 against five-time World Cup winners Australia at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai. Check the full schedule here

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday announced the schedule for Men's Cricket World Cup 2023. The World Cup will kick off on October 5 with a match between England and New Zealand at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. 

Hosts India will begin their campaign on October 8 against five-time World Cup winners Australia at MA Chidambaram stadium, Chennai.

A total of 10 teams will participate in the event. The first eight have 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.

There will be a total of 10 venues – Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Pune, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Kolkata.

Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram in addition to Hyderabad will host the warm-up matches from September 29 to October 3.

Each team plays the other nine in a round-robin format with the top four qualifying for the semi-finals. After Australia, India will play against Afghanistan on October 11 at Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi.

The India-Pakistan clash is scheduled for Sunday, October 15 in Ahmedabad. Then, India will face Bangladesh at MCA Stadium, Pune, on October 19. India will then go up against New Zealand on October 22 in Dharamsala. 

On October 29, India will face England in Lucknow. 

Final in Ahmedabad, Semis in Kolkata and Mumbai

Apart from the marquee India-Pakistan clash, the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will also host the final of the World Cup on November 19. The two semi-finals, scheduled for November 15 and 16 will be played in Mumbai and Kolkata respectively.

Full schedule for Men's World Cup 2023

Here is the full schedule for ICC Men's World Cup 2023:

CWC 2023 full schedule
CWC 2023 full schedule (Photo: cricketworldcup.com)

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First Published: Jun 27 2023 | 12:32 PM IST

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