India’s schedule for all home matches during the 2023–24 season. It will have a total of 16 games over 10+ cities; which was just announced by BCCI on Tuesday. Five Tests, three ODIs, and eight T20Is are on the itinerary for Team India. The venues are out as per the BCCI rotation policy.
Amitabh Vijayvargiya, Jayendra Sahgal, and Hari Narayan Pujari, members of the BCCI Tours, Fixtures, and Technical Committee, approved the cities chosen by the BCCI’s venue rotation policy.
Indian Cricket Team’s New Challenge ahead of the 2023-24 season
India will host Australia for a three-match ODI series before the 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup.
The ODI series will take place in Mohali, Indore, and Rajkot. After the 50-over World Cup, India, and Australia will play in a five-match T20I series. It will start on November 23 in Vizag and end on December 3 in Hyderabad.
Afghanistan will arrive in India at the start of the year for its first official bilateral white-ball tour. The third game of the three-match T20I series will be playing in Bengaluru; the venue of Afghanistan’s first-ever Test match, after the games in Mohali and Indore.
Then, starting on January 25, 2024, a five-match Test series between India and England will take place. At Hyderabad, Vizag, Rajkot, Ranchi, and Dharamsala, the series will be played.
Finally, it ends with this view. “Test cricket will then take over as India will host England for a five-match Test series beginning on January 25, 2024. The thrilling Test series will be held in Dharamsala, Rajkot, Vizag, and Hyderabad.
ICC World Cup 2023: A crucial tournament for Indian Cricket
The ICC has revealed the schedule for the ICC World Cup 2023. From October 5 to November 19, 2023, India will host the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. There will be ten teams taking part in the next World Cup.
Along with Afghanistan, Australia, England, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, and India—the host nation—these nations have all earned direct qualifying. With their form in the 2020–2023, ICC Cricket World Cup Super League, these teams secured their seats. In the ongoing World Cup Qualifiers taking place in Zimbabwe, the final two teams will be chosen.
- The most awaited India vs Pakistan match, which was initially slated to be played on October 15 in Ahmedabad as part of the ICC World Cup. It may now be played on October 14.
- The first match of the World Cup will take place on October 5 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
- The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 final will take place in the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. This is as per the BCCI Secretary Jay Shah.
- The second semi-final will take place at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. While the first semi-final will take place at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
After the two-time World Cup champion West Indies failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in history. The ICC ODI World Cup qualifiers get a lot of views. The team gets harsh criticism for their role on the global level from both their fans and other cricket players.
ICC ODI World Cup 2023: Delay in announcement of dates
Contrary to the last editions, where the calendar comes out a year in advance. The Men’s ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 schedule comes out just 100 days before the start of the World Cup.
The Pakistan Cricket Board’s (PCB) letter to the ICC explains that they cannot unilaterally approve the fixture list by India. The list that was released earlier is most likely what caused the delay. While they awaited their government’s approval for the Pakistan cricket team’s taking part in the tournament held in India.
The final match will take place on November 19 in Ahmedabad and will last 46 days.
The showcase World Cup will see a total of 10 teams. The first eight have earlier qualified via the Cricket World Cup Super League. The Qualifier league in Zimbabwe, which ends on July 9, will book the final two berths, according to the ICC.
The huge cricket competition will take place in Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Dharamsala, Delhi, Chennai, Lucknow, Pune, Bengaluru, Mumbai, and Kolkata, among other cities.
The warm-up games will take place in Hyderabad, Guwahati, and Trivandrum from September 29 to October 3.
On October 8, Australia will play the hosts in Chennai as they begin their 50-over World Cup campaign. On October 15 in Ahmedabad, India will play its vital match against arch-rival Pakistan.