ODI World Cup 2023: Warm-up Games Schedule, Venues, India Matches And Squad. In advance of the ICC Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup 2023, the ICC announced the warm-up games schedule. Warm-up matches start on September 29 and continue until October 3. A total of 10 warm-up matches are scheduled to take place from Sep 30.
The opening match of the tournament will be played between 2019 World Cup finalists England vs New Zealand on October 5 at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. India will start its World Cup campaign five-time champion Australia at (Chepauk) Chennai on October 8.
Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Pune, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Kolkata are the ten venues where 48 matches of World Cup will be played. The warm-up games will be played in Hyderabad, Guwahati, and Thiruvananthapuram.
The Greenfield Stadium in Thiruvananthapuram, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, and Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati are set to host four ICC ODI World Cup warm-up matches between September 29 and October 3 this year. The participating teams in these matches in Thiruvananthapuram will include India, Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, Afghanistan, Netherlands.
The Pakistan team is scheduled to participate in both of their warm-up matches in Hyderabad, India.
ODI World Cup 2023: Warm-up Games Schedule, Venues, India Matches
1st First Warm-Up Game Friday, September 29, 2023, 14:00 IST 8:30 GMT Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka, Barsapara Cricket Stadium
2nd – South Africa vs. Afghanistan, September 29, 2023 (Friday), Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram, 8:30 GMT at 14:00 IST
3rd- New Zealand vs. Pakistan, September 29, 2023 (Friday), Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad8:30 GMT at 14:00 IST
4th- India vs. England, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati, September 30, 2023 (Saturday), 14:00 IST 8:30 GMT
5th- Australia vs. Netherlands, September 30, 2023 (Saturday), Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram8:30 GMT at 14:00 IST
6th- England vs. Bangladesh, Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati, October 2, 2023 (Monday) 14:00 IST 8:30 GMT
7th Warm-up match New Zealand vs. South Africa October 02, 2023 (Monday) Greenfield
8th- Afghanistan vs. Sri Lanka, October 3, 2023 (Tuesday), 14:00 IST 8:30 GMT, Barsapara Cricket Stadium
9th- India vs. Netherlands, Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram, October 3, 2023 (Tuesday)8:30 GMT at 14:00 IST
10th- Australia vs. Pakistan, Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad, October 3, 2023 (Tuesday), 10th Warm-up game
Locations for India’s Warm-up Matches in the 2023 World Cup:
After winning the 8th Asia Cup title, India will face Australia in the 3 ODI series from 22-27 September. Just after the series Men in Blues warm-up matches will start. India vs. India’s warm-up matches will feature one against a team that has advanced from the World Cup Qualifier, namely the Netherlands, and another against the defending champions, England.
England vs. India, September 30 (Guwahati).
India vs Netherlands on October 3 in Trivandrum
ODI World Cup 2023 India Squad :
Rohit Sharma (c), Hardik Pandya (vc), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Suryakumar Yadav, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Ishan Kishan.