ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 Qualifiers - Your Complete Guide

ICC  Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will take place from 5th October 2023 in India. This will be an ODI World Cup. 10 teams will participate in this tournament out of which 2 teams will qualify from the Qualifier. 

The World Cup Qualifier will start from 18th of June with 10 teams participating in it. Eight teams have already qualified and the remaining two teams will confirm their spot by playing the qualifiers which will be held in Zimbabwe. There will be two groups, each made up of five teams. Top three teams from each group will then progress to the Super Six stage. At the end, the top two teams of the Super Six stage will qualify for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023


A total of 34 matches, including the final will be played in this qualifier, all in ODI format. The final is scheduled on 9th July. First match will be played on Sunday 18th June between the hosts Zimbabwe and Nepal.

Here are the 10 World Cup Qualifier teams

Zimbabwe (host), Sri Lanka, Nepal, Ireland, Oman, Netherlands, Scotland, UAE, West Indies, USA.

Eight teams which are already qualified for the World Cup

Here are the 8 teams which have already qualified for the Cricket World Cup through the CWC Super League - 

India (host), Australia, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, New Zealand, South Africa and Pakistan.

World Cup Qualifier groups

Group A 

  • Zimbabwe
  • West Indies
  • Nepal
  • Netherlands
  • United States

Group B

  • UAE
  • Sri Lanka
  • Oman
  • Scotland
  • Ireland

Venues for World Cup Qualifier

  • Harare Sports Club, Harare
  • Takashinga Cricket Club, Harare
  • Queen’s Sports Club, Bulawayo
  • Bulawayo Athletic Club, Bulawayo

When and where to watch the World Cup Qualifier?

Timing - All matches will start at 12:30 PM (IST), 07:00 AM (GMT).

Live Streaming - Star Sports network has the broadcast rights. The online live streaming of the World Cup Qualifier will be available on Disney + Hotstar app and website. 

Viewers can also watch it on the Fancode app and website as it will also provide the live streaming online.

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