Dubai, Might 23 (IANS): Following the affirmation of the ten groups that may function on the occasion, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) on Tuesday introduced the schedule for the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier to be hosted in Harare, Zimbabwe, from June 18-July 9, 2023.
The finalists of the Qualifiers will each progress to the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 to be held in India in October-November.
Every match shall be excessive stakes encounter, with groups contesting for 2 locations on the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 in India giving them 9 assured matches at cricket’s ODI international showpiece.
The ten groups participating within the qualifier have been break up into two teams of 5 every with hosts Zimbabwe, the West Indies, the Netherlands, Nepal and the USA making up Group A, whereas Sri Lanka, Eire, Scotland, Oman and the United Arab Emirates kind Group B, the ICC knowledgeable in a launch on Tuesday.
Either side will play the opposite groups of their group as soon as with the highest three from every group progressing to the Tremendous Six stage. Within the Tremendous Six, they may play the perimeters they didn’t meet within the group stage.
All factors gained within the group stage shall be carried over to the Tremendous Six stage aside from these gained in opposition to the groups that fail to make it to the Tremendous Six stage.
Queen’s Sports activities Membership and Bulawayo Athletic Membership in Bulawayo, Harare Sports activities Membership and Takashinga Cricket Membership in Harare will share 34 matches between them, with Harare Sports activities Membership staging the ultimate on July 9. Outdated Hararians Cricket Membership will even host warm-up fixtures.
Hosts Zimbabwe will function on the opening matchday on June 18 at Harare Sports activities Membership in opposition to Nepal, who’re aiming to qualify for the Males’s Cricket World Cup for the primary time. Two-time Males’s Cricket World Cup champions West Indies will even be in motion on June 18 in opposition to neighbours USA at Takashinga Cricket Membership.
Group B commences on June 19 in Bulawayo with 1996 World Cup champions Sri Lanka dealing with the UAE at Queen’s Sports activities Membership, whereas within the different match at Bulawayo Athletic Membership, Eire will face off in opposition to Oman.
The Netherlands will open their marketing campaign in opposition to Zimbabwe on June 20 at Harare Sports activities Membership, whereas Scotland face rivals Eire in Bulawayo on June 21 at Queens Sports activities Membership. The Tremendous Six stage will begin on June 29, whereas the underside two groups from every group will compete within the Playoff.
For the primary time on this event, DRS shall be used for all matches from the Tremendous Six stage onwards.