2023 Cricket World Cup

13th edition of the premier international cricket competition

The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup is scheduled to be hosted by India.[1][2] India was selected as the host at an International Cricket Council (ICC) meeting in London in June 2013.[3] This will be the 13th Cricket World Cup competition. It will be the fourth time that India will be the host.[4] This will be the first time that India has hosted the tournament on its own. India hosted previous World Cup tournaments in 1987 (with Pakistan), 1996 (with Pakistan and Sri Lanka) and 2011 (with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh).

2023 ICC Cricket World Cup
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s)India India
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As with the previous edition, the tournament will feature ten teams. The main route for qualification will be the 2020–2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League tournament.[5]

For the World Cup, the top seven sides plus the hosts (India) from the thirteen competitors in the Super League will qualify. The remaining five teams, along with five Associate sides, will play in the 2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier, from which two teams will go through to the final tournament.[6][7]

Means of qualification Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation 1   India
2020–2023 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League 30 July 2020 – 31 May 2023 Various 7   Afghanistan
  New Zealand
2023 Cricket World Cup Qualifier 18 June – 9 July 2023   Zimbabwe 2
Total 10


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