England vs New Zealand in Ahmedabad, a soft launch at biggest cricket stadium in the world.
A Historic Rematch Unfolds
Buckle up, cricket enthusiasts! The ICC Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 is about to kick off with a thrilling clash between cricket titans, England vs New Zealand . This inaugural match, slated for October 5, promises a spectacle reminiscent of the 2019 World Cup final. Back then, England vs New Zealand engaged in a battle for the ages, culminating in a dramatic tie and an unforgettable Super Over, etching its place in cricketing folklore. Fans worldwide, still buzzing with the memories of that epic showdown, eagerly await this sequel.
Captains at the Helm
In this high-stakes encounter, England will be led by the dynamic Jos Buttler, an explosive force on the field and a beacon of leadership off it. His counterpart, the seasoned Tom Latham, will captain the New Zealand side in the absence of the regular skipper, Kane Williamson. With both captains known for their strategic prowess, this match is poised to be a masterclass in leadership and tactical finesse.
ENG vs NZ: Decoding the Rivalry
As the teams gear up for battle, it’s essential to delve into their head-to-head record in ODI World Cups. Over ten matches, England has emerged victorious in four, while New Zealand claimed five wins, leaving one encounter tied. This history of neck-and-neck battles only adds to the anticipation, setting the stage for a fiercely contested face-off.
Where to Catch the Action Live
For fans glued to their screens, the broadcasting details are as diverse as the teams’ strategies. From Sky Sports in England to Star Sports in India, the match will be beamed across the globe. Whether you’re in the heart of Australia, the bustling streets of Pakistan, or the serene landscapes of Sri Lanka, there’s a channel or streaming service ready to bring the game to your living room. The cricket fever is not limited by borders; it’s a global celebration of the sport we all love.
- England: Sky Sports; Sky Go
- New Zealand: Sky Sports NZ; Sky Sports Now
- Australia: Fox Sports; Kayo, Foxtel Now, Foxtel App
- India: Star Sports 1, Star Sports 2; Disney+Hotstar
- Afghanistan: RTA; Moby TV
- United States: Sling TV – Willow TV (Sign up here); ESPN+ (Sign up here); Hulu + Live, AT&T TV, fuboTV
- Canada: Willow TV Canada; Hotstar Canada, ICC.tv
- UAE: ICC.tv
- South Africa & Sub-Saharan Africa: SuperSport; GOtv and DsTV
- Caribbean Islands: ESPN Caribbean; ESPN app and ICC.tv
- Pakistan: PTV Sports and A sports; PTV app, ARY app and website
- Bangladesh: GTV, T Sports and BTV National; Rabbitholebd.com, Rabbitholebd YouTube Channel & Rabbithole app
- Sri Lanka: Siyatha, Eye Channel and Star Sports; Channel Eye’s mobile app and website
- Singapore: Singtel; YuppTV/Hotstar
- Europe and South East Asia: YuppTV
- Hong Kong: Now TV; Yupp TV
- Malaysia: Astro; Yupp TV, Astro Cricket via Singtel
- Pacific Islands: Digicel; Digicel app and wesite
- Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Countries: Etisalat, Starzplay; CricLife, Switch TV & StarzPlay
Uniting Fans Worldwide
In the grand tapestry of cricket, it’s not just about boundaries, sixes, or wickets. It’s about the shared exhilaration of witnessing the spirit of the game come alive. As England and New Zealand prepare to face off once more, fans from every corner of the world unite in their love for cricket. So, whether you’re a passionate supporter or a casual viewer, get ready to be enthralled. The Men’s ODI World Cup 2023 is not just a tournament; it’s a testament to the undying passion that makes cricket the heartbeat of millions. Let the games begin!
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The Grand Opening and Key Matches
The much-anticipated ICC Cricket Men’s World Cup 2023 is here, bringing forth a cricketing extravaganza that has fans across the globe on the edge of their seats. Set against the vibrant backdrop of India, the tournament promises thrill, excitement, and fierce competition. Defending champions England will clash with last year’s runners-up, New Zealand, in the inaugural match at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium. A clash that sets the stage for the nail-biting encounters to follow. One of the most anticipated matches is the historic India-Pakistan rivalry on October 15 at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
Where to watch live
No matter where you are, the joy of witnessing the matches unfolds right in your living room. Thanks to the Star Sports Network and the Disney+Hotstar app and website, cricket enthusiasts worldwide can catch every exhilarating moment live. The convenience of watching your favorite teams battle it out from the comfort of your home adds a unique charm to this World Cup edition.
ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 schedule
|October 5||England vs New Zealand||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|October 6||Pakistan vs Netherlands||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad|
|October 7||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, Dharamsala|
|October 7||South Africa vs Sri Lanka||Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi|
|October 8||India vs Australia||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|October 9||New Zealand vs Netherlands||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad|
|October 10||England vs Bangladesh||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, Dharamsala|
|October 10||Pakistan vs Sri Lanka||Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium, Hyderabad|
|October 11||India vs Afghanistan||Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi|
|October 12||Australia vs South Africa||BRSBAVE Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|October 13||New Zealand vs Bangladesh||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|October 14||India vs Pakistan||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|October 15||England vs Afghanistan||Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi|
|October 16||Australia vs Sri Lanka||BRSBAVE Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|October 17||South Africa vs Netherlands||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, Dharamsala|
|October 18||New Zealand vs Afghanistan||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|October 19||India vs Bangladesh||MCA International Stadium, Pune|
|October 20||Australia vs Pakistan||M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|October 21||Netherlands vs Sri Lanka||BRSBAVE Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|October 21||England vs South Africa||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|October 22||India vs New Zealand||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, Dharamsala|
|October 23||Pakistan vs Afghanistan||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|October 24||South Africa vs Bangladesh||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|October 25||Australia vs Netherlands||Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi|
|October 26||England vs Sri Lanka||M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|October 27||Pakistan vs South Africa||MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai|
|October 28||Netherlands vs Bangladesh||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|October 28||Australia vs New Zealand||Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) Stadium, Dharamsala|
|October 29||India vs England||BRSBAVE Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|October 30||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||MCA International Stadium, Pune|
|October 31||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|November 1||New Zealand vs South Africa||MCA International Stadium, Pune|
|November 2||India vs Sri Lanka||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|November 3||Netherlands vs Afghanistan||BRSBAVE Cricket Stadium, Lucknow|
|November 4||New Zealand vs Pakistan||M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|November 4||England vs Australia||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|November 5||India vs South Africa||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|November 6||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi|
|November 7||Australia vs Afghanistan||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|November 8||England vs Netherlands||MCA International Stadium, Pune|
|November 9||New Zealand vs Sri Lanka||M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|November 10||South Africa vs Afghanistan||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|November 11||Australia vs Bangladesh||MCA International Stadium, Pune|
|November 11||England vs Pakistan||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|November 12||India vs Netherlands||M Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bengaluru|
|November 15||SEMI FINAL-1||Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai|
|November 16||SEMI FINAL-2||Eden Gardens, Kolkata|
|November 19||FINAL MATCH||Narendra Modi Stadium|
The Enthralling Prize Pool
In the ICC Cricket Men’s World Cup 2023, a prize pool of Rs 83 crore. The winners take home Rs 33 lakh or $4 million. While runners-up receive Rs 16 lakh or $2 million, intensifying the competition and adding excitement to every match.
Meet the Competitors: Squads Overview
The tournament is graced by the presence of ten powerhouse teams, each vying for the prestigious title. India, led by the dynamic Rohit Sharma, spearheads the competition. Alongside them are stalwart teams like Pakistan, Australia, England, New Zealand, South Africa, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and Netherlands. Each team boasts a lineup of exceptional players, promising cricketing enthusiasts a display of unparalleled talent, skills, and sportsmanship.
The Cricketing Legacy Continues
As we embark on this thrilling journey, it’s not just about the matches, the scores, or the victories. It’s a celebration of the spirit of cricket, a sport that unites nations and transcends boundaries. The ICC Cricket Men’s World Cup 2023 is a testament to the passion and dedication of players and fans alike. Get ready for unforgettable moments, fierce rivalries, and exceptional talent, as history is made on India’s cricketing grounds.