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ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe 2023 – schedule and where to watch

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Cricket News: ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier in Zimbabwe 2023 – schedule and where to watch | Format for ODI WC Qualifiers

The Qualifiers for ICC Men’s ODI World Cup will begin on June 18, 2023 in Zimbabwe. Ten teams will be participating in this tournament and they will be pitted in two groups of five each.

Group A will comprise Zimbabwe, West Indies, Netherlands, Nepal and the United States of America (USA). On the other hand, Sri Lanka, Ireland, Oman, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Scotland make up Group B.

Where to Watch?

The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023 will be televised live on the Star Sports Network and will be streamed digitally on the Disney+Hostar application and website in India.

ICC ODI World Cup Qualifier 2023 tournament format

Every team will play each side from their respective group once. The top three teams from both groups will progress to the Super Six stage. In the Super Six, teams will have to lock horns with opponents they did not face in the group stage. However, the points won in the group stages will be carried over to the Super Six round.

However, there is a small caveat here. Only the points that were won against teams that made it to the Super Six stage will be carried over. Further, the finalists from the both the teams will qualify for the ICC Men’s ODI World Cup that will be held in India October 5, 2023 – November 19, 2023.

The 34 qualifying tournament games will be held in four venues, namely Queen’s Sports Club, Bulawayo Athletic Club, Harare Sports Club and Takashinga Cricket Club. Harare Sports Club will host the final whereas the warm-up games will be held in the Old Hararians Cricket Club.

“With two former Men’s Cricket World Cup champions among the contenders as well as emerging cricket nations who are aiming to qualify for the first time, this unique event, featuring teams from Africa, the Americas, Asia and Europe will be a showcase of the global game,” ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice was officially quoted speaking about the tournament.

Schedule of the qualifier fixtures and the warm-up games:

Warm-up Fixtures:

Tuesday, 13 June

West Indies v Scotland, Harare Sports Club

Zimbabwe v Oman, Takashinga Cricket Club

Nepal v UAE, Old Hararians Cricket Club

Sri Lanka v Netherlands, Queen’s Sports Club

Ireland v USA, Bulawayo Athletic Club

Thursday, 15 June

Nepal v Oman, Harare Sports Club

West Indies v UAE, Takashinga Cricket Club

Zimbabwe v Scotland, Old Hararians Cricket Club

Ireland v Netherlands, Queen’s Sports Club

Sri Lanka v USA, Bulawayo Athletic Club

Main Tournament:

Sunday, 18 June

Zimbabwe v Nepal, Harare Sports Club

West Indies v USA, Takashinga Cricket Club

Monday, 19 June

Sri Lanka v UAE, Queen’s Sports Club

Ireland v Oman, Bulawayo Athletic Club

Tuesday, 20 June

Zimbabwe v Netherlands, Harare Sports Club

Nepal v USA, Takashinga Cricket Club

Wednesday, 21 June

Ireland v Scotland, Queen’s Sports Club

Oman v UAE, Bulawayo Athletic Club

Thursday, 22 June

West Indies v Nepal, Harare Sports Club

Netherlands v USA, Takashinga Cricket Club

Friday, 23 June

Sri Lanka v Oman, Queen’s Sports Club

Scotland v UAE, Bulawayo Athletic Club

Saturday, 24 June

Zimbabwe v West Indies, Harare Sports Club

Netherlands v Nepal, Takashinga Cricket Club

Sunday, 25 June

Sri Lanka v Ireland, Queen’s Sports Club

Scotland v Oman, Bulawayo Athletic Club

Monday, 26 June

Zimbabwe v USA, Harare Sports Club

West Indies v Netherlands, Takashinga Cricket Club

Tuesday, 27 June

Sri Lanka v Scotland, Queen’s Sports Club

Ireland v UAE, Bulawayo Athletic Club

Thursday, 29 June

Super 6: A2 v B2, Queen’s Sports Club

Friday, 30 June

Super 6: A3 v B1, Queen’s Sports Club

Playoff: A5 v B4, Takashinga Cricket Club

Saturday, 1 July

Super 6: A1 v B3, Harare Sports Club

Sunday, 2 July

Super 6: A2 v B1, Queen’s Sports Club

Playoff: A4 v B5, Takashinga Cricket Club

Monday, 3 July

Super 6: A3 v B2, Harare Sports Club

Tuesday, 4 July

Super 6: A2 v B3, Queen’s Sports Club

Playoff: 7th v 8th Takashinga Cricket Club

Wednesday, 5 July

Super Six: A1 v B2, Harare Sports Club

Thursday, 6 July

Super Six: A3 v B3, Queen’s Sports Club

Playoff: 9th v 10th Takashinga Cricket Club

Friday, 07 July

Super Six: A1 v B1, Harare Sports Club

Sunday, 09 July

Final, Harare Sports Club

Tarkesh Jha
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