According to recent reports, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed that the schedule for the ICC World Cup 2023 will be made public during the World Test Championship final in London. The much-awaited announcement is expected to take place at a media event, with BCCI secretary Jay Shah sharing the details.
World Cup 2023 Venues
The BCCI is currently considering various metro cities as potential venues for the tournament. Each office-bearer will be given charge of a venue, and they’ll be responsible for its management. Further details about the selected venues will be disclosed during the official announcement of the schedule.
Upgradation of Stadiums
In light of recent criticism regarding the facilities at various stadiums across India, the BCCI has decided to form a committee that will focus on sanctioning grants for stadium upgrades. The Special General Meeting (SGM) of the BCCI authorized the office-bearers to form this committee, with the aim of completing the upgradation process before the World Cup in October-November 2023.
The ICC World Cup 2023 will see the top cricketing nations competing for the prestigious title. The participating teams are:
- New Zealand
- South Africa
- West Indies
- Sri Lanka
Two more teams will join the main event through the ICC Cricket World Cup Qualifier, making it a total of 12 teams competing in the tournament.
The ICC World Cup 2023 is expected to follow a round-robin format, with each team playing against every other team in the group stage. The top four teams from the group stage will then advance to the semi-finals, followed by the grand finale to determine the world champion.
The group stage of the tournament will consist of a total of 45 matches, with each team playing nine matches. The points earned during the group stage will determine the standings, with the top four teams progressing to the knockout stage.
The knockout stage will comprise two semi-finals and the final match. The top four teams from the group stage will compete in the semi-finals, with the winners of each semi-final facing each other in the final to determine the ICC World Cup 2023 champion.
Key Dates and Match Timings
While the exact dates and match timings are yet to be announced, the ICC World Cup 2023 is scheduled to take place between October and November 2023. The complete schedule, including match dates, venues, and timings, will be disclosed during the official announcement.
As cricket fans around the world await the official announcement of the ICC World Cup 2023 schedule, it’s clear that preparations are in full swing. With upgraded stadiums, top cricketing nations competing, and various other exciting developments, the tournament promises to be a thrilling event for players and fans alike. Stay tuned for further updates on the schedule, venues, and more!