Cricket World Cup 2023 Venues

Last Modified Sep 30, 2023 22:32 IST

Starting from October 05, India is set to host the ICC ODI Cricket World Cup 2023. The high-octane tournament will take place across the length and breadth of the countrỵ

A total of 48 matches (45 league stage matches and 3 knockouts) will be played between ten teams and across ten selected venues. It will be the first time the prestigious tournament is held entirely in India. India have previously co-hosted three editions – 1987, 1996, and 2011.

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue

City Stadium No. of MatchesCapacity
AhmedabadNarendra Modi Stadium51,32,000
BengaluruM. Chinnaswamy Stadium540,000
ChennaiM. A. Chidambaram Stadium550,000
DelhiArun Jaitley Stadium541,842
DharamshalaHPCA Stadium523,000
HyderabadRajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium355,000
KolkataEden Gardens566,000
LucknowBRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium550,000
MumbaiWankhede Stadium532,000
PuneMaharashtra Cricket Association Stadium (MCA)537,406

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - Narendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad)

The newly-constructed Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host some highly anticipated fixtures at the 2023 ODI World Cup. With a capacity of over 1,32,000 seats it is the world’s biggest cricket stadium.

Apart from the tournament-opener between England and New Zealand, the Narendra Modi Stadium will also host the high-octane clash between India and Pakistan. The iconic battle between Australia and England will also take place here before the summit clash on November 19.

List of Matches at the Narendra Modi Stadium

Match No. Match Date Time
01England vs New ZealandOctober 52:00 PM
12India vs Pakistan October 142:00 PM
36England vs AustraliaNovember 42:00 PM
42South Africa vs AfghanistanNovember 102:00 PM
48FinalNovember 192:00 PM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - M Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru)

A small ground with a fast outfield and a batting-friendly track, a lot of runs can be expected at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru. The first match at the venue will be played between Australia and Pakistan, while India will compete against the Netherlands here. The IND-NED clash will also be the last league stage game (Match 45) of the ODI World Cup 2023.

List of Matches at the M Chinnaswamy Stadium

Match No. Match Date Time
18Australia vs Pakistan October 202:00 PM
25England vs Sri LankaOctober 262:00 PM
35New Zealand vs Pakistan November 410:30 AM
41New Zealand vs Sri Lanka November 92:00 PM
45India vs Netherlands November 122:00 PM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - M. A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai)

Muthiah Annamalai (M.A.) Chidambaram Stadium, or Chepauk Stadium, is located near a coastal region in Chennai. It is one of the oldest cricket grounds in India, having been established in 1912.

The venue will host India’s opening 2023 ODI World Cup game against Australia. Apart from this, all three of Pakistan, New Zealand, and Afghanistan will play two matches each at the MA Chidambaram Stadium during the tournament.

List of Matches at the M. A. Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai)

Match No. Match Date Time
5India vs AustraliaOctober 082:00 PM
11New Zealand vs BangladeshOctober 132:00 PM
16New Zealand vs AfghanistanOctober 182:00 PM
22Pakistan vs AfghanistanOctober 232:00 PM
26Pakistan vs South Africa October 272:00 PM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - Arun Jaitley Stadium (Delhi)

Delhi’s Arun Jaitley Stadium will host five matches of the ODI 2023 World Cup. India will play against Afghanistan on October 11 at this venue. The Arun Jaitley Stadium, formerly known as the Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, largely assists spin bowling. However, with small boundaries either side, batters are likely to fancy their chances as well.

List of Matches at the Arun Jaitley Stadium (Delhi)

Match No. Match Date Time
4South Africa vs Sri Lanka October 072:00 PM
9India vs Afghanistan October 112:00 PM
13England vs AfghanistanOctober 152:00 PM
24Australia vs NetherlandsOctober 252:00 PM
38Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka November 062:00 PM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - HPCA Stadium (Dharamsala)

India's most beautiful international cricket stadium is none other than the HPCA Stadium in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. The picturesque ground is surrounded by the snow-capped Himalayan mountains.

Having said that, the stadium is rather small in size and offers a lot of seam movement assistance to fast bowlers, due to the continuous free-flowing wind that runs across the ground.

List of Matches at the HPCA Stadium (Dharamsala)

Match No. Match Date Time
3Bangladesh vs AfghanistanOctober 0710:30 AM
7England vs BangladeshOctober 1010:30 AM
15South Africa vs NetherlandsOctober 172:00 PM
21India vs New Zealand October 222:00 PM
27Australia vs New Zealand October 2810:30 AM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (Hyderabad)

Situated in the southern part of the country, the Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium is a favorable place to bat early as the pitch in the second innings helps spinners and medium-pace bowlers. The surface starts to spin as the ball approaches the bat slowly. The surface is typically dry and challenging, which helps bowlers with bounce and spin.

Unlike other stadiums, the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium will only host three group stage encounters at the ODI 2023 World Cup. Pakistan and the Netherlands will play the opening game of the venue on October 06.

However, the stadium will also host two matches of the warm-up round; between Pakistan and New Zealand, and between Pakistan and Australia.

List of Matches at the Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium (Hyderabad)

Match No. Match Date Time
3rd Warm-up game Pakistan vs New Zealand September 292:00 PM
10th Warm-up game Pakistan vs Australia October 032:00 PM
02Netherlands vs Pakistan October 062:00 PM
06New Zealand vs Netherlands October 092:00 PM
08Pakistan vs Sri Lanka October 102:00 PM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - Eden Gardens (Kolkata)

Kolkata is known for its love for sports and the Eden Gardens Stadium located in the city is one of the most iconic cricket grounds in the country. With a rapid fast outfield and short boundaries, The pitch in Kolkata is largely known to aid the batters.

Apart from the India vs. South Africa game, the Eden Gardens is also slated to host the second semi-final of the ICC World Cup 2023.

List of Matches at the Eden Gardens (Kolkata)

Match No. Match Date Time
28Netherlands vs BangladeshOctober 282:00 PM
31Pakistan vs Bangladesh October 312:00 PM
37India vs South AfricaNovember 52:00 PM
44England vs Pakistan November 112:00 PM
47Second semi-finalNovember 162:00 PM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - BRSABV Ekana Cricket Stadium (Lucknow)

With a capacity of over 50,000 seats, the Ekana Stadium in Lucknow is one of India’s biggest stadiums. Both Australia and Sri Lanka are set to play two ODI World Cup 2023 matches at the venue. India, meanwhile, will collide against the defending champions England here on October 29.

List of Matches at the BRSABV Ekana Stadium (Lucknow)

Match No. Match Date Time
10Australia vs South Africa October 122:00 PM
14Australia vs Sri Lanka October 162:00 PM
19Sri Lanka vs Netherlands October 2110:30 PM
29India vs England October 292:00 PM
34Netherlands vs Afghanistan November 032:00 PM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)

The Stadium where India lifted their second ODI World Cup title, the Wankhede Stadium has become an iconic cricket ground in the country. It is again a batting-friendly stadium, where fans can expect a plethora of runs to be scored.

A repeat of the ODI World Cup 2011 final, India and Sri Lanka will lock horns against each other at the Wankhede Stadium in Match no. 33 of the tournament.

Remarkably, the stadium will also host the first semi-final of the 2023 mega event.

List of Matches at the Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai)

Match No. Match Date Time
20England vs South AfricaOctober 212:00 PM
23South Africa vs BangladeshOctober 242:00 PM
33India vs Sri LankaNovember 0210:30 PM
39Australia vs AfghanistanNovember 072:00 PM
46First semi-finalNovember 152:00 PM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue - The MCA Stadium (Pune)

The second stadium from the state of Maharashtra to feature on the list is Pune’s MCA Stadium. It is located in the Gahunje area in Pune district. The MCA Stadium is a high-scoring ground, with an average first-innings total of 307 in ODIs.

The maiden 2023 ODI World Cup match in Pune will be played between India and Bangladesh on October 19.

List of Matches at the MCA Stadium (Pune)

Match No. Match Date Time
17India vs Bangladesh October 192:00 PM
30Afghanistan vs Sri LankaOctober 302:00 PM
32New Zealand vs South AfricaNovember 0110:30 PM
40England vs NetherlandsNovember 082:00 PM
43Australia vs BangladeshNovember 1110:30 AM

Cricket World Cup 2023 Venue Warm-up games Venues

Prior to the mega 2023 ODI World Cup league stage, each 10 teams will play two warm-up games. Three cities hosting the warm-up games will be Hyderabad, Thiruvananthapuram and Guwahati. Warm-up matches will also be open to the public to watch, but the matches won't have the ODI status.

ODI World Cup 2023 Warm-up games Venue list:

Venue Match Date Time
Barsapara Cricket Stadium, GuwahatiBangladesh v Sri Lanka29-Sep2:00 PM
Greenfield International Stadium, ThiruvananthapuramSouth Africa v Afghanistan29-Sep2:00 PM
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, HyderabadNew Zealand v Pakistan29-Sep2:00 PM
Barsapara Cricket Stadium, GuwahatiIndia v England30-Sep2:00 PM
Greenfield International Stadium, ThiruvananthapuramAustralia v Netherlands30-Sep2:00 PM
Barsapara Cricket Stadium, GuwahatiEngland v Bangladesh2-Oct2:00 PM
Greenfield International Stadium, ThiruvananthapuramNew Zealand v South Africa2-Oct2:00 PM
Barsapara Cricket Stadium, GuwahatiAfghanistan v Sri Lanka3-Oct2:00 PM
Greenfield International Stadium, ThiruvananthapuramIndia v Netherlands3-Oct2:00 PM
Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, HyderabadPakistan v Australia3-Oct2:00 PM