Zimbabwe to host qualifiers of 2023 ODI World Cup to be held in India
Dubai: Zimbabwe will host the qualifiers of the 2023 ODI World Cup between 18 June and 9 July, based on a revised scheduled introduced by the ICC as a result of postponements attributable to the COVID-19 pandemic.
India, the hosts of the rescheduled 2023 ODI World Cup, together with seven different prime Tremendous League groups, will qualify immediately for the event to be held in October-November.
The underside 5 groups from the Tremendous League will compete within the 2023 World Cup qualifier, becoming a member of the very best three groups from League 2.
“After we rescheduled the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup 2023 to October and November 2023 it enabled us to increase the window for qualification occasions to happen and thereby guarantee we maximise the chance for qualification to be selected the sector of play,” ICC Head of Occasions, Chris Tetley stated in a press release.
“We now have labored very intently with Members and stakeholders to reschedule 96 ODIs and 60 Record-A matches and can proceed to keep up the protection of members in our occasions as our highest precedence,” he added.
The ICC additionally introduced the schedule of the World League 2 and the Problem League.
In accordance with the schedule, the World Cup League 2 ODIs will start on March 19 subsequent yr with Oman taking part in host to USA and Nepal in a sixth collection of six ODIs.
“There can be 96 ODIs performed throughout the 14 collection which can be scheduled to be performed in 2021 and 2022 respectively and the remaining two in early 2023,” the ICC stated.
The Cricket World Cup Problem League A can be held between 15-28 August subsequent yr with Canada internet hosting Denmark, Malaysia, Qatar, Singapore, and Vanuatu throughout a complete of 15 matches.
The Cricket World Cup Problem League B is scheduled from September 1 to 14 subsequent yr with Jersey internet hosting Bermuda, Hong Kong, Italy, Kenya and Uganda competing in 15 matches.
“The ultimate Problem League B occasion has been scheduled for February 2022 and A for September 2022, with 60 Record-A matches because of be performed,” the governing physique stated.
These two leagues will run concurrently with the World Cup Tremendous League.
Explaining the qualification course of additional, the ICC stated: “After the 21 tri-series in League 2 have been accomplished the highest three groups will affirm their place within the ICC Males’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023.
“The underside 4 groups will drop into the Males’s Cricket World Cup Qualifier Play-Off 2023 which is a repechage occasion to the World Qualifier and can be joined by the winner of Problem League A and B.
“The highest two groups from the Play-Off which has additionally been rescheduled to 2023 will maintain their hopes alive of taking part in India 2023, by qualifying for the Cricket World Cup Qualifier 2023.”
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