ICC Unveils Schedule for ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Warm-Up Matches in India

Prepare to be captivated by the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, hosted in India, as the International Cricket Council (ICC) announces the exciting warm-up schedule. This highly anticipated ODI World Cup is slated to run from October 5 to November 19, promising a thrilling cricketing spectacle.

The action-packed tournament commences on October 5 with a showdown between the finalists of the last World Cup, New Zealand and England. The iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will witness this clash of titans. The culmination of this grand event is marked by the final match on November 19, also set to take place at the same vibrant venue in Ahmedabad. Mark your calendars for another monumental encounter as India faces Pakistan on October 14, set against the same riveting backdrop.

However, before the main event takes center stage, brace yourself for an exhilarating warm-up phase. From September 29 to October 3, cricket enthusiasts will be treated to a series of captivating matches across three Indian cities: Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram, and Hyderabad. Over these four days, each of the ten participating teams will engage in two warm-up matches, setting the tone for their upcoming World Cup campaigns.

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The ICC has thoughtfully scheduled the matches to start at 2:00 pm IST, providing fans across the globe ample opportunities to catch the action. During these warm-up encounters, all ten teams will have the privilege of fielding their complete squads of 15 players. This strategic move aims to fine-tune their game plans and build momentum for the main event in India. It is important to note that while the warm-up matches will adhere to the 50-overs-a-side format, they will not hold official ODI status.

Here is a glimpse of the riveting warm-up fixtures:

Friday, September 29:

  • Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  • South Africa vs. Afghanistan, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram
  • New Zealand vs. Pakistan, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Saturday, September 30:

  • India vs. England, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  • Australia vs. Netherlands, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram

Monday, October 2:

  • England vs. Bangladesh, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  • New Zealand vs. South Africa, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram
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Tuesday, October 3:

  • Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati
  • India vs. Netherlands, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram
  • Pakistan vs. Australia, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

Get ready to immerse yourself in the captivating world of cricket as teams fine-tune their strategies for the monumental ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. With the stage set and players geared up, the cricketing extravaganza is all set to unfold!