The ICC World Cup 2023 is just around the corner, set to commence on October 5 in India. The opening match features defending champions England against last year’s finalists, New Zealand. While some teams have already touched down in India, others are en route. Here’s a rundown of the arrival schedules and warm-up match details for each team:
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ICC World Cup 2023 : Teams That Have Arrived:
- Afghanistan: The Afghanistan team arrived in India on Tuesday, ready to participate in the World Cup. They will face Sri Lanka in a warm-up match on October 3.
- Australia: After wrapping up their ODI series against India, Australia is heading to Thiruvananthapuram for a warm-up match against the Netherlands on September 30.
- Netherlands: The Netherlands was the pioneer, reaching India for the World Cup on September 19. They’ve set up camp in Alur and will square off against Australia in a warm-up match.
- South Africa: Led by skipper Temba Bavuma, the South African team landed in India on September 25. They aim to break their World Cup curse and secure their first-ever title.
ICC World Cup 2023 :Teams Yet to Arrive:
- New Zealand: Currently engaged in an ODI series against Bangladesh, New Zealand will conclude the series on Wednesday. Post that, they’ll head to India for a warm-up match against Pakistan on September 29.
- Bangladesh: Presently, Bangladesh is in the midst of an ODI series against New Zealand. They are expected to journey to India alongside the Kiwis and contest a warm-up match against Sri Lanka on September 29 in Guwahati.
- England: The defending champions, England, are currently involved in ODI cricket against Ireland. Following the conclusion of their series, they’ll depart for India and gear up to face the home side in their warm-up match on September 30.
- Pakistan: The Pakistan Men’s Cricket team secured Indian visas on September 25, with their travel scheduled for September 27. Their warm-up clash against Australia is set for October 3 in Hyderabad.
- Sri Lanka: Announcing their World Cup squad on Tuesday, Sri Lanka will partake in a warm-up match on September 29. Their arrival in India is expected shortly.
With teams steadily making their way to India, anticipation for the ICC World Cup 2023 is on the rise, and fans eagerly await the thrilling tournament ahead.”