The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will be the 13th edition of the Cricket World Cup. A quadrennial One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament contested by men’s national teams and organized by the International Cricket Council (ICC). It is scheduled to be hosted by India in October and November 2023.
How many teams are competing in ODI?
There will be 12 nations competing in the ODI World Cup in 2023, and 8 teams have already qualified. The qualification system of the 2023 World Cup was based on the first and last edition of the ODI Super League with the top 8 teams qualifying for the event. New Zealand, England, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Australia, Afghanistan, and South Africa got the top 8 spots on the table. Ireland, Nepal, Netherlands, Oman, Scotland, Sri Lanka, UAE, USA, West Indies and Zimbabwe make up the 10 teams playing in the Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023; rest 4 teams will be selected from these 10 teams who are playing qualifiers.
Which country is hosting the ODI?
It is scheduled to be hosted by India in October and November 2023. The tournament will be contested by 10 teams; England are the defending champions, having won the previous edition in 2019. The 50-over World Cup will be played in India in October. 2023 is set to be an important year for Indian cricket with an upcoming home 50-over World Cup. The Indian team hasn’t won a World Cup trophy since their triumph in 2011 at home.
Report of teams who are playing in the World Cup qualifier.
Nepal beat USA by six wickets to seal their first win in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023. Cricket entered Nepal in the kitbags of the Rana aristocracy, educated in various parts of the British Empire. In 1946 the aristocracy established the Cricket Association of Nepal.
After the fall of the Ranas in 1951 and the subsequent royal takeover in 1961, the association came under the National Sports Council of the Ministry of Sports to attempt to promote cricket in the whole of Nepal. They though this tended to be limited to Kathmandu until the 1980s. While the association was controlled by aristocrats batting for the king; cricket began to trickle down to the people through a two-tiered domestic league. The United States national cricket team is the team that represents the United States in international cricket. The team was formerly organized by the United States of America Cricket Association (USACA). They became an associate member of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in 1965. In June 2017, the USACA was expelled by the ICC due to governance and financing issues. With the U.S. team being temporarily overseen by ICC Americas until a new sanctioning body was established. In January 2019, associate membership was officially granted to USA Cricket. After finishing at the bottom of the Super League table, Netherlands has a second bite at the cherry at the Qualifiers to seal their berth in the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. The Netherlands have participated in the 1996, 2003, 2007 and 2011 Cricket World Cups. Zimbabwe will lock horns with West Indies in the 13th match of ICC ODI World Cup Qualifiers 2023 at Harare Sports Club on Saturday, June 24. Both teams have displayed remarkable form. Remaining unbeaten in their respective matches so far, setting the stage for an intense battle.
Zimbabwe’s journey in the tournament began with a commanding victory over Nepal. Where skipper Craig Ervine and Sean Williams stole the limelight with exceptional centuries. The hosts continued their winning streak in the second match against the Netherlands where all-rounder Sikandar Raza propelled his team to another resounding victory with four wickets and the fastest ODI century for Zimbabwe.
Indian Team ODI Report
As per reports, India will open their ODI World Cup campaign against Australia in Chennai on October 8. While Ahmedabad will host their much-anticipated match against arch-rivals Pakistan a week later. India will open their ODI World Cup campaign against Australia in Chennai on October 8 while Ahmedabad will host their much-anticipated match against arch-rivals Pakistan a week later. India will open their ODI World Cup campaign against Australia in Chennai on October 8 while Ahmedabad will host their much-anticipated match against arch-rivals Pakistan a week later, according to BCCI’s draft schedule for the tournament.
“The BCCI shared the draft schedule with the ICC, which then sent it to the participating countries for feedback before a final schedule is put out early next week,” ESPNCricinfo reported on Monday. As per the initial draft, the tournament will begin on October 5 with reigning champions England taking on last edition’s runner-upside New Zealand in Ahmedabad, which will also host the final on November 19. Hosts India, who last won the ODI World Cup in 2011 at home, will play their league phase matches across nine cities, including Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi and Bengaluru. They will take on Pakistan on October 15. Pakistan, meanwhile, will play their league matches across five cities.
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