ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Venues: A Guide to the Host Cities and Stadiums, Schedule and more

Get all the latest information on the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023, including details on the host cities, stadiums, match schedule, and more. Stay updated on the upcoming cricket extravaganza.

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The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is one of the most prestigious and eagerly anticipated events in the world of cricket. In 2023, the tournament will be held in India, with matches scheduled to take place in 10 different cities across the country. From the picturesque Dharamsala in the north to the vibrant cities of Bangalore and Chennai in the south, cricket fans from around the globe will have the opportunity to witness the thrilling matches at some of the most iconic stadiums in India.


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ICC World Cup 2023 Venues

The ICC World Cup 2023 will be held at ten different venues across India. These venues have been selected to ensure that matches are held in various regions of the country. The venues for the ICC World Cup 2023 are:

Sr No Stadium Capacity  Wicket Nature Avg ODI Score (runs) Win Prob
  1 Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad 132,000 Slow Bowling- Friendly (Spin) 237 Chase
  2 Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru 40,000 Flat Batting-Friendly 232 Chase
  3 M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk, Chennai 38,000 Slow/ Solid and Dry Bowling- Friendly (Spin) 224  Batting First
  4 Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi 41,000 Slow Batting-Friendly 230 Batting First
  5 Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Dharamsala 23,000 Fast Bowling- Friendly (Fast) 214 Batting First
  6 Eden Gardens, Kolkata 66,000 Flat Batting-Friendly 245 Chase
  7 Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow 50,000 Slow and Dry Bowling- Friendly (Fast)  219 Batting First
  8 Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai 33,000 Flat Batting-Friendly 240 Chase
  9 MCA International Stadium, Pune 37,000 Flat Batting-Friendly 307 Batting First
  10 Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad 55,000 Slow Batting/ Bowling- Friendly (Fast/Spin) 288 Batting First


1. Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad


The Narendra Modi Stadium, located in Ahmedabad, is the largest cricket stadium in the world, with a seating capacity of over 132,000 spectators. This state-of-the-art stadium is known for its modern facilities and impressive infrastructure. It has hosted numerous international matches and is set to host the final of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023.

2. Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru

The Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru is a renowned cricket venue and the home ground of the Karnataka state cricket team. With a seating capacity of around 40,000, this stadium has witnessed some memorable matches over the years. The pitch at Chinnaswamy Stadium is known to be batsman-friendly, making it an exciting venue for high-scoring encounters.


3. M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

The M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, also known as Chepauk Stadium, is located in the heart of Chennai. It is one of the oldest cricket stadiums in India and has a seating capacity of around 38,000. This historic venue has a rich cricketing heritage and has witnessed numerous iconic moments in Indian cricket history.

4. Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi


The Arun Jaitley Stadium, formerly known as Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, is situated in the national capital, Delhi. With a seating capacity of around 41,000, this stadium has hosted several international matches, including World Cup fixtures. The pitch at Arun Jaitley Stadium is known for its assistance to spin bowlers, adding an extra dimension to the game.

5. Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, Dharamsala

The Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium in Dharamsala is located amidst the scenic beauty of the Himalayas. With a seating capacity of around 23,000, this stadium offers a unique experience for both players and spectators. The cool weather and picturesque surroundings make it a favorite destination for cricket lovers.


6. Eden Gardens, Kolkata

Eden Gardens in Kolkata is one of the most iconic cricket stadiums in India. With a seating capacity of over 66,000, it is the largest cricket stadium in India after the renovation of the Narendra Modi Stadium. The passionate Kolkata crowd adds to the electrifying atmosphere during matches, making it a favorite venue for players and fans alike.

7. Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow


The newly built Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow is one of the venues for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. With a seating capacity of around 50,000, this stadium provides a world-class experience for cricket enthusiasts. The modern facilities and excellent infrastructure make it a promising addition to the list of cricket stadiums in India.

8. Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai

Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai holds a special place in Indian cricket history. It is the venue where India won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 2011. With a seating capacity of around 33,000, this stadium is known for its lively atmosphere and enthusiastic crowd. The pitch at Wankhede Stadium offers assistance to both batsmen and bowlers, ensuring an exciting contest.

9. MCA International Stadium, Pune

The MCA International Stadium in Pune is another venue that will host matches during the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023. With a seating capacity of around 37,000, this stadium has witnessed some thrilling encounters in the past. The well-maintained pitch and excellent facilities make it a preferred choice for hosting international matches.

10. Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad

The Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium in Hyderabad is a modern cricket venue with a seating capacity of around 55,000. This stadium has hosted several international matches, including IPL and Test matches. The vibrant atmosphere and top-notch facilities make it a sought-after destination for cricket fans.

ICC World Cup 2023 Schedule

The ICC World Cup 2023 is scheduled to begin on Thursday, October 5, 2023, and the final match will be held on Sunday, November 19, 2023. The tournament will consist of 48 matches, with each team playing against each other in a round-robin format. The matches will be held at various venues across India, including Dharamsala, Bangalore, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Mumbai, and Kolkata.

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Here is the complete schedule of the ICC World Cup 2023:


Sr No Match Date Time Venue
1 England vs New Zealand  5 October 2:00 PM Ahmedabad 
2 Pakistan vs Netherlands 6 October 2:00 PM Hyderabad
3 Bangladesh vs Afghanistan 7 October 10:30 AM Dharamshala 
4 South Africa vs Sri Lanka  7 October 2:00 PM Delhi
5 India vs Australia  8 October 2:00 PM Chennai
6 New Zealand vs Netherlands  9 October  2:00 PM Hyderabad 
7 England vs Bangladesh 10 October 10:30 AM Dharamshala 
8 Pakistan vs Sri Lanka  10 October 2:00 PM Hyderabad
9 India vs Afghanistan  11 October  2:00 PM Delhi 
10 Australia vs South Africa  12 October 2:00 PM Lucknow
11 New Zealand vs Bangladesh  13 October  2:00 PM Chennai
12 India vs Pakistan 14 October 2:00 PM Ahmedabad
13 England vs Afghanistan  15 October  2:00 PM Delhi 
14 Australia vs Sri Lanka 16 October 2:00 PM  Lucknow
15 South Africa vs Netherlands 17 October 2:00 PM  Dharamshala 
16 New Zealand vs Afghanistan  18 October  2:00 PM Chennai
17 India vs Bangladesh  19 October 2:00 PM  Pune
18 Australia vs Pakistan 20 October  2:00 PM Bengaluru 
19 Netherlands vs Sri Lanka  21 October  10:30 AM  Lucknow 
20 England vs South Africa  21 October  2:00 PM  Mumbai
21 India vs New Zealand  22 October 2:00 PM Dharamshala 
22 Pakistan vs Afghanistan 23 October  2:00 PM Chennai
23 South Africa vs Bangladesh  24 October  2:00 PM Mumbai 
24 Australia vs Netherlands 25 October  2:00 PM Delhi
25 England vs Sri Lanka  26 October 2:00 PM Bengaluru
26 Pakistan vs South Africa  27 October 2:00 PM Chennai
27 Australia vs New Zealand  28 October  10:30 AM Dharamshala 
28 Netherlands vs Bangladesh  28 October  2:00 PM Kolkata 
29 India vs England  29 October  2:00 PM Lucknow 
30 Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka  30 October  2:00 PM Pune 
31 Pakistan vs Bangladesh 31 October  2:00 PM Kolkata 
32 New Zealand vs South Africa  1 November 2:00 PM Pune
33 India vs Sri Lanka  2 November  2:00 PM Mumbai 
34 Netherlands vs Afghanistan 3 November  2:00 PM Lucknow 
35 New Zealand vs Pakistan  4 November 10:30 AM Bengaluru 
36 England vs Australia  4 November  2:00 PM Ahmedabad 
37 India vs South Africa  5 November  2:00 PM Kolkata 
38 Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka  6 November  2:00 PM Delhi
39 Australia vs Afghanistan  7 November  2:00 PM Mumbai
40 England vs Netherlands  8 November  2:00 PM Pune
41 New Zealand vs Sri Lanka  9 November  2:00 PM Bengaluru
42 South Africa vs Afghanistan  10 November  2:00 PM Ahmedabad 
43 Australia vs Bangladesh  11 November  10:30 AM Pune
44 England vs Pakistan  11 November  2:00 PM Kolkata 
45 India vs Netherlands  12 November  2:00 PM Bengaluru 
46 TBC vs TBC 15 November 2:00 PM Mumbai
47 TBC vs TBC 16 November 2:00 PM Kolkata 
48 TBC vs TBC 19 November  2:00 PM Ahmedabad 

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ICC World Cup 2023 Format

The format for the ICC World Cup 2023 will follow the same rules as the 2019 Cricket World Cup. The ten teams will play a round-robin tournament, with each team facing every other team once. After the round-robin stage, the top four teams will qualify for the semi-finals.

In the semi-finals, the first-ranked team will face the fourth-ranked team, while the second-ranked team will face the third-ranked team. The winners of the semi-finals will then progress to the final match, where the ICC World Cup 2023 champion will be crowned.


The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 promises to be an unforgettable event, with matches taking place in some of the most iconic cricket stadiums in India. From the grandeur of the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad to the historic M.A. Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai, each venue offers a unique experience for players and fans alike. Whether you're a cricket enthusiast or simply someone looking to witness high-quality sporting action, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is an event not to be missed. So mark your calendars and get ready to cheer for your favorite teams at these magnificent venues.

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