ICC ODI World Cup 2023 1st Week Schedule & Weather Report
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ICC ODI World Cup 2023 1st Week Schedule & Weather Report. The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup begins on October 5, with defending champions England taking on New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The final of the 2023 ODI World Cup is scheduled to take place on the 19th of November.

The 13th Edition of ICC ODI Cricket World Cup Men’s will feature 45 cricket matches and 3 Playoff matches. In the highly anticipated tournament, 10 teams, including Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka, will compete against each other.

A total of 10 matches will be played in the 1st week of ODI World Cup 2023. Two double-headers are scheduled to take place in the 1st week. Bangladesh, Afghanistan and South Africa, Sri Lanka will face each other in the first double-header of the tournament.

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ICC ODI World Cup 2023 1st Week Schedule

Date Vs.Venue Time
Oct 5th, Thursday England vs. New Zealand Narendra Modi Stadium 02:00 PM (IST)
Oct. 6th, FridayPakistan vs. Netherlands Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad02:00 PM (IST)
Oct. 7th, Saturday Bangladesh vs. Afghanistan Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium 10:30 AM (IST)
Oct. 7th, Saturday South Africa vs. Sri LankaArun Jaitley Stadium 02:00 PM (IST)
Oct. 8th, Monday India vs Australia MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai 02:00 PM (IST)
Oct. 9th, Tuesday New Zealand vs. Netherlands Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium 02:00 PM (IST)
Oct. 10th. Wednesday England vs. Bangladesh Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium10:30 AM (IST)
Oct, 10th, Wednesday Pakistan vs. Sri LankaRajiv Gandhi International Stadium 02:00 PM (IST)
Oct 11, ThursdayIndia vs AfghanistanArun Jaitely Stadium, Delhi02.00 Pm (IST)
Source- icc-cricket.com

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The Weather Report For Upcoming Matches Of ODI World Cup 2023 (1st Week)

Concerns have been raised about the upcoming ICC World Cup 2023 due to predicted rain in Dharamshala, Delhi, and Ahmedabad. While this weather may interrupt matches, the organizers assure that the matches will continue, giving teams limited opportunity to improve their performance in the tournament.

Unlike the Asia Cup, which allows more chances for teams to adapt and improve, the World Cup follows a different format. This understanding comes from the intense competition experienced during the IPL. As we approach the first week of the tournament, all eyes are on both players and the weather forecast in hopes of an exciting and uninterrupted start to this highly anticipated event.

The unpredictable weather during the first week of the ICC ODI World Cup presents a significant challenge. Variable weather patterns, seasonal changes, and local conditions make it difficult to accurately predict. Climate change exacerbates this uncertainty despite advancements in meteorological technology; long-term forecasts remain unreliable.

Cricket’s rain rules, such as Duckworth-Lewis-Stern, aid in managing matches affected by rain but can also lead to debates. In conclusion, uncertain weather will remain a major concern for organizers, teams, and fans alike, requiring flexibility and contingency plans.