After Sri Lanka and Netherlands booked their place in the Cricket World Cup 2023 through the Zimbabwe qualifier, an updated schedule for the major event in India has been released.
Sri Lanka and the Netherlands were the two teams that qualified for the Cricket World Cup 2023 in India.
Sri Lanka beat the Netherlands in the qualifying final in Harare and will open their World Cup Campaign against South Africa at Arun Jaitley Stadium in New Delhi on 7 October. They wrap up their group stage campaign against New Zealand in Bangalore on 9 November.
The Netherlands, who finished second in qualifying in Zimbabwe, will start their campaign against Pakistan on 6 October in Hyderabad. Scott Edwards’ team will conclude their group stage campaign against tournament hosts India at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore on 11 November.
The tournament kicks off with a heavyweight clash between the defending champions of England and New Zealand on October 5 at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. In the final match of the group stage, England will face Pakistan at the legendary Eden Gardens stadium in Kolkata.
World Cup 2023 Schedule and Fixtures
The first semi-final will take place on Wednesday 15 November in Mumbai and the second semi-final will take place the following day in Kolkata. Both semi-finals will have a reserve day.
The final will take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on November 19, with November 20 as a reserve day.
All three knockout matches will take place day and night, with matches starting at 2:00 pm local time.
There will be 10 cities in total – Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Pune, Bangalore, Mumbai, and Kolkata.
Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram, in addition to Hyderabad, will host warm-up matches from 29 September to 3 October.