Published on October 5th, 2023
The eagerly anticipated 13th edition of the ICC World Cup 2023 is about to kick off tomorrow, October 05, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This much-anticipated event will take place exclusively in India.
Ten teams representing ten different countries will adhere to the same format as the 2019 edition, starting with a round-robin stage followed by the knockout rounds.
Fans worldwide can tune in to the live stream of the tournament on various platforms from different locations.
The competition will unfold in two phases: the Group stage (Super 10) and the Knockout stage (Super 4). The initial Super 10 stage will feature all ten teams, while the final Super 4 stage will involve four qualifying teams.
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The 2023 ICC Cricket World Cup will span across ten different venues in India, which are as follows:
- Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad
- Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru
- M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai
- Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi
- Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, Dharamsala
- Eden Gardens, Kolkata
- Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow
- Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
- MCA International Cricket Stadium, Pune
- Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Hyderabad
The opening match is set to feature the defending champions England against New Zealand at 2:00 PM ( IST ) at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad.
How To Watch ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023
The International Cricket Council (ICC) has revealed its comprehensive broadcast plans for the upcoming ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, aiming to immerse fans in the heart of the action and provide them with an unprecedented connection to the game.
The largest Men’s Cricket World Cup ever is set to kick off tomorrow, featuring a highly-anticipated rematch of the 2019 final, where New Zealand will face off against England in Ahmedabad.
The grand culmination of the event will take place in the world’s largest stadium on November 19.
Disney Star, the ICC’s global broadcast partner, and its licensees will ensure that each of the 48 matches will be broadcast live on a global scale.
In India, cricket enthusiasts can turn to Star Sports Network to witness the host nation’s quest to reclaim the trophy for the first time since 2011 when they co-hosted the tournament with Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
Alongside the English world feed, Star Sports will offer tournament coverage in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada. The digital platform Disney+ Hotstar will also provide live coverage of every match.
Furthermore, in India, ICC TV’s innovative vertical feed coverage, supported by Disney Star, will provide fans with a more intuitive and mobile-friendly viewing experience for all 48 matches, allowing users to enjoy content on the go.
Defending champions England, eager to retain their title, can be followed live in the UK through Sky Sports Cricket, Sky Sports Main Event, Sky Sports Mix, Sky Showcase, and digitally via the SkyGO and Sky Sports App. For the first time, primetime, free-to-air highlights will be available on Channel 5 and the My5 App.
In the USA, WillowTV will be the go-to channel for cricket fans, and coverage will also be accessible through the ESPN+ app.
South Africa and the 52 Sub-Saharan Africa territories can tune in through SuperSport and its app.
Australian coverage will be featured on Fox Sports and Kayo, with select matches broadcast on Channel Nine and 9Now. New Zealand cricket enthusiasts can catch all the Men’s Cricket World Cup action on Sky Sport NZ.
In the UAE and the entire MENA region, all matches will be live-streamed on STARZPLAY, while broadcast coverage will be available on CricLife MAX in the UAE.
Official Broadcasters Of ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023
|Territory||Licensee||TV Exploitation||Digital Exploitation|
|Afghanistan||Ariana TV||Ariana TV
Ariana News (Highlights, AUS vs SA, SA vs NED, Semi Finals and Final only)
|arianatelevision.com sports.afghan-wireless.com ariananews.af (Highlights, AUS Vs SA on 12th Oct, SA Vs NED on 17th Oct, Semi Finals and Final only)|
|Australia||Fox Sports||FOX CRICKET
|Canada||Willow TV||Willow TV||Willow TV|
|Caribbean Islands||ESPN Caribbean||ESPN
|ESPN Play Caribbean|
|Central & South America and Mexico||ESPN||ESPN+|
|Continental Europe and SEA(excluding Singapore)||Yupp TV||YuppTV|
|Hong Kong||PCCW||Astro Cricket via NowTV||YuppTV|
|India||Star Sports||Star Sports 1
Star Sports 1 HD
Star Sports 1 HINDI
Star Sports 1 HINDI HD
Star Sports 1 TELUGU
Star Sports 1 TELUGU HD
Star Sports 1 TAMIL
Star Sports 1 TAMIL HD
Star Sports 1 KANNADA
|Maldives, Nepal, Bhutan||Star Sports||TBC||Yupp TV|
CricLife Max (UAE only)
|New Zealand||Sky Sport NZ||Sky Sport||skygo.co.nz
|Sri Lanka||Maharaja TV||TV1
|South Africa and Sub-Saharan Africa||SuperSport||SuperSport Grandstand
|UK||Sky Sports||Sky Sports Cricket
Sky Sports Main Event
Sky Sports Mix
CHANNEL 5 (highlights and Final)
Sky Sports App
MY5 App (highlights and Final)
Top-Ranked World Cup 2023 Performers
The ICC has also unveiled the list of the highest-ranked performers from each team in anticipation of the World Cup 2023. Here’s a glimpse:
- Leading batter: Ibrahim Zadran (#18)
- Leading bowler: Mujeeb Ur Rahman (#3)
- Leading all-rounder: Mohammad Nabi (#2)
- Leading batter: David Warner (#6)
- Leading bowler: Josh Hazlewood (#2)
- Leading all-rounder: Josh Hazlewood (#14)
- Leading batter: Mushfiqur Rahim (#21)
- Leading bowler: Shakib Al Hasan (#17)
- Leading all-rounder: Shakib Al Hasan (#1)
- Leading batter: Dawid Malan (#14)
- Leading bowler: Chris Woakes (#12)
- Leading all-rounder: Chris Woakes (tied at #11)
- Leading batter: Shubman Gill (#2)
- Leading bowler: Mohammed Siraj (#1)
- Leading all-rounder: Hardik Pandya (#7)
- Leading batter: Scott Edwards (#39)
- Leading bowler: Logan van Beek (#51)
- Leading all-rounder: Bas de Leede (#49)
- Leading batter: Kane Williamson (tied at #28)
- Leading bowler: Trent Boult (#5)
- Leading all-rounder: Mitchell Santner (tied at #11)
- Leading batter: Babar Azam (#1)
- Leading bowler: Shaheen Afridi (#8)
- Leading all-rounder: Shadab Khan (#13)
- Leading batter: Rassie van der Dussen (#3)
- Leading bowler: Keshav Maharaj (#14)
- Leading all-rounder: Aiden Markram (tied at #23)
- Leading batter: Charith Asalanka (#27)
- Leading bowler: Maheesh Theekshana (#16)
- Leading all-rounder: Dhananjaya de Silva (#17)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) – ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 Viewing Guide
When does the ICC World Cup 2023 start?
The 13th edition of the ICC World Cup 2023 will commence on Thursday, October 5.
What time do the ICC World Cup 2023 matches start?
All ICC World Cup 2023 matches will kick off at 2:00 PM IST.
Where can I watch the live telecast of the ICC World Cup 2023 matches in India?
You can catch the live telecast of all ICC World Cup 2023 matches on the Star Sports Network.
How can I watch the ICC World Cup 2023 matches for free through live streaming in India?
You can enjoy FREE live-streaming of the World Cup 2023 matches on Disney+ Hotstar.
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ICC World Cup 2023 Team Schedule
|ENGLAND vs NEW ZEALAND||Thr Oct 5, 2023||2:00 PM||Ahmedabad|
|PAKISTAN vs NETHERLANDS||Fri Oct 6, 2023||2:00 PM||Hyderabad|
|BANGLADESH vs AFGHANISTAN||Sat Oct 7, 2023||10:30 AM||Dharamsala|
|SOUTH AFRICA vs SRI LANKA||Sat Oct 7, 2023||2:00 PM||Delhi|
|INDIA vs AUSTRALIA||Sun Oct 8, 2023||2:00 PM||Chennai|
|NEW ZEALAND vs NETHERLANDS||Mon Oct 9, 2023||2:00 PM||Hyderabad|
|ENGLAND vs BANGLADESH||Tue Oct 10, 2023||10:30 AM||Dharamsala|
|PAKISTAN vs SRI LANKA||Tue Oct 10, 2023||2:00 PM||Hyderabad|
|INDIA vs AFGHANISTAN||Wed Oct 11, 2023||2:00 PM||Delhi|
|AUSTRALIA vs SOUTH AFRICA||Thur Oct 12, 2023||2:00 PM||Lucknow|
|NEW ZEALAND vs BANGLADESH||Fri Oct 13, 2023||2:00 PM||Chennai|
|INDIA vs PAKISTAN||Sat Oct 14, 2023||2:00 PM||Ahmedabad|
|ENGLAND vs AFGHANISTAN||Sun Oct 15, 2023||2:00 PM||Delhi|
|AUSTRALIA vs SRI LANKA||Mon Oct 16, 2023||2:00 PM||Lucknow|
|SOUTH AFRICA vs NETHERLANDS||Tue Oct 17, 2023||2:00 PM||Dharamsala|
|NEW ZEALAND vs AFGHANISTAN||Wed Oct 18, 2023||2:00 PM||Chennai|
|INDIA vs BANGLADESH||Thur Oct 19, 2023||2:00 PM||Pune|
|AUSTRALIA vs PAKISTAN||Fri Oct 20, 2023||2:00 PM||Bengaluru|
|NETHERLANDS vs SRI LANKA||Sat Oct 21, 2023||10:30 AM||Lucknow|
|ENGLAND vs SOUTH AFRICA||Sat Oct 21, 2023||2:00 PM||Mumbai|
|INDIA vs NEW ZEALAND||Sun Oct 22, 2023||2:00 PM||Dharamsala|
|PAKISTAN vs AFGHANISTAN||Mon Oct 23, 2023||2:00 PM||Chennai|
|SOUTH AFRICA vs BANGLADESH||Tue Oct 24, 2023||2:00 PM||Mumbai|
|AUSTRALIA vs NETHERLANDS||Wed Oct 25, 2023||2:00 PM||Delhi|
|ENGLAND vs SRI LANKA||Thur Oct 26, 2023||2:00 PM||Bengaluru|
|PAKISTAN vs SOUTH AFRICA||Fri Oct 27, 2023||2:00 PM||Chennai|
|AUSTRALIA vs NEW ZEALAND||Sat Oct 28, 2023||10:30 AM||Dharamsala|
|NETHERLANDS vs BANGLADESH||Sat Oct 28, 2023||2:00 PM||Kolkata|
|INDIA vs ENGLAND||Sun Oct 29, 2023||2:00 PM||Lucknow|
|AFGHANISTAN vs SRI LANKA||Mon Oct 30, 2023||2:00 PM||Pune|
|PAKISTAN vs BANGLADESH||Tue Oct 31, 2023||2:00 PM||Kolkata|
|NEW ZEALAND vs SOUTH AFRICA||Wed Nov 1, 2023||2:00 PM||Pune|
|INDIA vs SRI LANKA||Thur Nov 2, 2023||2:00 PM||Mumbai|
|NETHERLANDS vs AFGHANISTAN||Fri Nov 3, 2023||2:00 PM||Lucknow|
|NEW ZEALAND vs PAKISTAN||Sat Nov 4, 2023||10:30 AM||Bengaluru|
|ENGLAND vs AUSTRALIA||Sat Nov 4, 2023||2:00 PM||Ahmedabad|
|INDIA vs SOUTH AFRICA||Sun Nov 5, 2023||2:00 PM||Kolkata|
|BANGLADESH vs SRI LANKA||Mon Nov 6, 2023||2:00 PM||Delhi|
|AUSTRALIA vs AFGHANISTAN||Tue Nov 7, 2023||2:00 PM||Mumbai|
|ENGLAND vs NETHERLANDS||Wed Nov 8, 2023||2:00 PM||Pune|
|NEW ZEALAND vs SRI LANKA||Thur Nov 9, 2023||2:00 PM||Bengaluru|
|SOUTH AFRICA vs AFGHANISTAN||Fri Nov 10, 2023||2:00 PM||Ahmedabad|
|AUSTRALIA vs BANGLADESH||Sat Nov 11, 2023||10:30 AM||Pune|
|ENGLAND vs PAKISTAN||Sat Nov 11, 2023||2:00 PM||Kolkata|
|INDIA vs NETHERLANDS||Sun Nov 12, 2023||2:00 PM||Bengaluru|
|T.B.C. vs T.B.C.||Wed Nov 15, 2023||2:00 PM||Mumbai|
|T.B.C. vs T.B.C.||Thur Nov 16, 2023||2:00 PM||Kolkata|
|T.B.C. vs T.B.C.||Sun Nov 19, 2023||2:00 PM||Ahmedabad|