2023 Cricket World Cup

The 2023 Men's ICC Cricket World Cup will be the 13th edition of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by India during October and November 2023.[1] This will be the first time the competition is held completely in India. Three previous editions were partially hosted there – 1987, 1996, and 2011. Originally, the tournament was scheduled to be played from 9 February to 26 March 2023,[2][3] but in July 2020, the dates were moved to October and November, due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[4][5]

2023 Men's ICC Cricket World Cup
DatesOctober – 26 November 2023
Administrator(s)International Cricket Council
Cricket formatOne Day International
Tournament format(s)Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s)India India
Official websiteOfficial website


As with the previous edition, the tournament will feature ten teams. The main route for qualification will be the 2020–22 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League tournament.

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 2022 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
2020–22 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League TBD Various 7
2022 Cricket World Cup Qualifier TBD TBD 2
Total 10


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