ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule: On Tuesday, the International Cricket Council finally announced the much-awaited schedule for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2023. With each of the 10 teams playing the other side once in the league stage, as many as 48 games will take place over a span of 46 days.
The much-awaited tournament will kickstart with a clash between the previous edition finalists England and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on October 5. The final is scheduled to take place at the same venue in Ahmedabad on November 19th. Since the tournament is being played in a round-robin format, the knockouts start from the semifinals. The first semi-final will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai while the second semi-final will be played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata.
England will kickstart their campaign with a game against New Zealand
This is the first time that India is solely hosting the competition, having previously acted as co-hosts with other subcontinent countries in 1987, 1996, and 2011. The tournament will take place in a total of 10 venues across India – Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Pune, Mumbai, Bengaluru, and Kolkata.
England will play at eight different venues in this edition of the ODI World Cup 2023: Ahmedabad, Dharamshala, Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Lucknow, Pune, and Kolkata. While England will start their campaign with a game against New Zealand in Ahmedabad, they will play their last league game against Pakistan in Kolkata.
ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule: Full List Of England’s Matches
October 5: England vs New Zealand in Ahmedabad
October 10: England vs Bangladesh in Dharamsala
October 14: England vs Afghanistan in Delhi
October 21: England vs South Africa in Mumbai
October 26: England vs Qualifier 2 in Bengaluru
October 29: England vs India in Lucknow
November 4: England vs Australia in Ahmedabad
November 8: England vs Qualifier 1 in Pune
November 12: England vs Pakistan in Kolkata