The world cup is going to start on 5th October. Cricket enthusiasts are eagerly waiting for the start of mega event. The opening match of the world cup will be played between defending champions England and runners up of 2019 ODI world cup New zealand.
A total of 10 teams have qualified for this tournament. Cricket giants like England, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand are in the tournament along with some rising teams like Afghanistan and Netherland. Asian warriors Pakistan, india, Sri lanka and Bangladedh are also participating in this tournament.
The world cup is going to be held in india. Many beautiful stadiums in india will be hosting the matches of world cup. Each of the stadium in India has its own history. Moreover, the cricket fan base of india is superb and a large crowd is expected for matches in the world cup.
Some of the stadiums in India are very unique such as Narendar Modi stadium, Ahmadabad named after the name of their their Prime Minister Narendar Modi. Narendar modi stadium is capacity wise largest stadium in the world and is hosting the opening match between England and New Zealand. Moreover, Final of the tournament and opening ceremony on 4th october will also be hosted by Narendar Modi Stadium, Ahmadabad.
Now let’s explore the stadiums hosting the world cup and their respectuve cities:
Chennai: MA Chidambaram Stadium
Pune: Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium
Bengaluru: M Chinnaswamy Stadium
Kolkata: Eden Gardens
Hyderabad: Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium, Uppal
Dharamsala: Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium
Delhi: Arun Jaitley Cricket Stadium
Mumbai: Wankhede Stadium
Lucknow: Bharat Ratna Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium
Ahmedabad: Narendra Modi Stadium, Motera (England vs. New Zealand tournament opener, India vs. Pakistan, Final)
These iconic venues will not only serve as battlegrounds for thrilling matches but will also create a fantastic atmosphere. Fans overall the world are very excited for coverage of World cup in these stadiums.
As the contdown to the world cup 2023 continues, the excitement level of cricket enthusiasts increases. This tournament promises to deliver some unforgettable moments and showcase of true spirit of cricket on a global stage.