The Sri Lankan cricket team is one of the 10 teams due to participate in the ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 scheduled between October 5 and November 19 in India. Sri Lanka qualified for the quadrennial event after winning the ICC World Cup Qualifiers’ event in Zimbabwe in June.
Sri Lanka Cricket World Cup 2023 Schedule
|1.||October 7, 2023||South Africa vs Sri Lanka||Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi||2:00 PM|
|2.||October 10, 2023||Pakistan vs Sri Lanka||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad||2:00 PM|
|3.||October 16, 2023||Australia vs Sri Lanka||BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow||2:00 PM|
|4.||October 21, 2023||Netherlands vs Sri Lanka||BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow||10:30 AM|
|5.||October 26, 2023||England vs Sri Lanka||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
|6.||October 30, 2023||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium, Pune||2:00 PM|
|7.||November 2, 2023||India vs Sri Lanka||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai||2:00 PM|
|8.||November 6, 2023||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Arun Jaitley Stadium, Delhi||2:00 PM|
|9.||November 9, 2023||New Zealand vs Sri Lanka||M.Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru||2:00 PM|
Sri Lanka will start its World Cup 2023 campaign with their match against South Africa on October 7 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Delhi. They will move to Hyderabad to face Asian contenders Pakistan on October 10.
Sri Lanka will next face a stiff competition from five-time champions Australia on October 16 at the Ekana Cricket Stadium in Lucknow before they meet fellow qualifiers Netherlands at the same venue on October 21.
Dasun Shanaka & Co. will take on the defending champions England on October 26 at the M.Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru in one of the most interesting clashes of the tournament. They later move to Pune to play against Afghanistan on October 30.
Sri Lanka start the month of November with back-to-back key matches. They will first lock horns with host India on November 2 in Mumbai and then meet bitter rivals Bangladesh on November 6 in Delhi. The 1996 World Cup winners will play their last round-robin fixture against New Zealand on November 9 in Bengaluru.
Q) When does Sri Lanka play its first match in World Cup 2023?
A) Sri Lanka will play the first match of the World Cup 2023 against South Africa on October 7 in Delhi, which is the fourth match of the tournament.
Q) When does Sri Lanka play with Bangladesh in World Cup 2023?
A) Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will play their World Cup 2023 match on November 6 at the Arun Jaitley Stadium in Mumbai.
Q) Where does Sri Lanka play their World Cup 2023 matches?
A) Sri Lanka men’s team will play their nine round-robin matches in six cities of India. Shanka and his men will play two matches each in Delhi, Lucknow and Bengaluru while their remaining three matches are scheduled in Pune, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
Q) What are the Top three matches of Sri Lanka to watch in World Cup 2023?
A) The top 3 matches of Sri Lanka to watch in World Cup 2023 are:-
1) England vs Sri Lanka - October 26, Bengaluru
2) Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka - October 30, Pune
3) Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka - November 6, Delhi