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Ahead of World Cup 2023, here’s a look at the venues, records and stats

Ahead of World Cup 2023, here’s a look at the venues, records and stats

From the number of games to the wins, we take a look at all the venues scheduled to host the World Cup 2023 games in India

World Cup 2023 Venues: The ICC ODI World Cup 2023 is all set to commence on October 5 in India. India will solely host the marquee tournament with matches being held across 12 venues. The cities to host the World Cup matches include Ahmedabad, Pune, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Chennai, Dharamshala, Delhi, Lucknow, Bengaluru and Kolkata. Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram will host the World Cup 2023 warm-up games.

Ahead of World Cup, let us look at the records and stats of each venue.

1. Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad

A total of five World Cup 2023 matches are scheduled to be held at the Narendra Modi stadium in Ahmedabad. These clashes include the opening game of the tournament and the high-octane clash between India and Pakistan.

26 ODIs have been played so far at Ahmedabad. In 14 of these games, the team batting first has won while team bowling first has emerged victorious 12 times.

  • Highest Total: 365
  • Lowest Total: 85
  • Average Total: 235

Matches to be played:

  1. ENG vs NZ on Oct 5
  2. IND vs PAK on Oct 14
  3. ENG vs AUS on Nov 4
  4. SA vs AFG on Nov 10
  5. World Cup 2023 finals on Nov 19

2. Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Hyderabad

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Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi stadium will host three games in the World Cup 2023. Seven ODI games have been played so far in Hyderabad, with four teams batting first and three teams batting second.

Highest Total: 350

Lowest Total: 174

Average Total: 277

Matches to be played:

  1. NZ vs PAK (Warm-up) on Sep 29
  2. Australia vs Pakistan on Oct 3.
  3. PAK vs NED on Oct 6
  4. NZ vs NED on Oct 9
  5. PAK vs SL on Oct 10

3. HPCA Stadium, Dharamsala

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Only four ODIs have been played at the Himachal Pradesh State Cricket Association in Dharamsala. Out of these 4 games, the team bowling first has won three times while the team batting first has won once.

Highest Total: 330

Lowest Total: 112

Average Total: 172

Matches to be played:

  1. BAN vs AFG on Oct 7
  2. ENG vs BAN on Oct 10
  3. SA vs NED on Oct 17
  4. IND vs NZ on Oct 22
  5. AUS vs NZ on Oct 28

4. Eden Gardens, Kolkata

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One of the country’s biggest stadiums, the Eden Garden in Kolkata, is an iconic venue in India. Four World Cup 2023 games, including a semi-final, is scheduled to be held in Kolkata. A total of 35 ODIs have been played so far at the venue, with 20 wins for the team batting first and 14 wins for the side bowling first.

  • Highest Total: 404
  • Lowest Total: 63
  • Average Total: 245

Matches to be played:

  1. NED vs BAN on Oct 28
  2. PAK vs BAN on 31
  3. IND vs SA on Nov 5
  4. ENG vs PAK on 11
  5. Semi-final 2 on Nov 16

5. M Chinnaswamy stadium, Bengaluru

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Bengaluru’s Chinnaswamy stadium, a batsman’s paradise with short boundaries, will host five World Cup 2023 games. So far, 38 ODIs have been played at the venue, with the team bowling first winning 20 times.

  • Highest Total: 383
  • Lowest Total: 92
  • Average Total: 170

Matches to be played:

  1. AUS vs PAK on Oct 20
  2. ENG vs SL on Oct 26
  3. NZ vs PAK on Nov 4
  4. NZ vs Q2 on Nov 9
  5. IND vs NED on Nov 12

6. Wankhede stadium, Mumbai

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The venue which hosted the 2011 World Cup final and will now host five World Cup 2023 games. 29 ODIs have been played so far at the venue, with the highest score recorded at the venue being 438 runs by SA against IND.

Highest Total: 438

Lowest Total: 115

Average Total: 169

Matches to be played:

  1. ENG vs SA on Oct 21
  2. SA vs BAN on Oct 24
  3. IND vs SL on Nov 2
  4. AUS vs AFG on Nov 7
  5. Semifinal 1 on Nov 15

7. MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai

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Popularly known as Chepauk, the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai will host five games, including IND vs AUS. The team batting first has won 17 times while the team bowling first has won 16 times in 34 ODIs held at the venue.

  • Highest Total: 337

  • Lowest Total: 69

  • Average Total: 233

Matches to be played:

  • IND vs AUS on Oct 8
  • NZ vs BAN on Oct 13
  • NZ vs AFG on Oct 18
  • PAK vs AFG on Oct Oct 23
  • PAK vs SA on Oct 27

8. Atal Bihari Vajpayee Ekana Cricket Stadium, Lucknow

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A venue relatively new to the ODI circle, the stadium at Lucknow has only hosted 9 ODI games so far. Stats indicate that the bowling team will get the advantage here, with 7 games having been won by teams bowling first.

  • Highest Total: 269
  • Lowest Total: 157
  • Average Total: 219

Matches to be played:

  1. AUS vs SA on Oct 12
  2. AUS vs SL on Oct 16
  3. NED vs SL on Oct 21
  4. IND vs ENG on Oct 29
  5. AFG vs NED on Nov 3

9. MCA Stadium, Pune

Only seven ODI games have been held at the Maharastra Cricket Association Stadium in Pune so far. The highest score recorded at this venue is 356 runs by India against England, with the former chasing the target.

  • Highest Total: 356
  • Lowest Total: 230
  • Average Total: 327

Matches to be played:

  1. IND vs BAN on Oct 19
  2. AFG vs SL on Oct 30
  3. SA vs NZ on Nov 1
  4. ENG vs NED on Nov 8
  5. AUS vs BAN on Nov 11

10. Arun Jaitley Stadium, New Delhi

It will be a balanced contest between teams in Delhi at the World Cup 2023. 13 teams have emerged victorious batting first while 14 teams have done the same so far. The highest score recorded at the venue is 330 runs by WI against NED.

  • Highest Total: 330
  • Lowest Total: 99
  • Average Total: 223

Matches to be played:

  1. SA vs SL on Oct 7
  2. IND vs AFG on Oct 11
  3. ENG vs AFG on Oct 15
  4. AUS vs NED on Oct 25
  5. BAN vs SL on Nov 6

11. Greenfield International Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram

Thiruvananthapuram’s Greenfield Stadium is all set to host three warm-up games in the World Cup 2023. The contests include AFG vs SA, AUS vs PAK, SA vs NZ and IND vs QF.

  • Highest Total: 390 
  • Lowest Total: 73 
  • Average Total: 247

12. Barsapara Cricket Stadium, Guwahati

Another venue for warm-up is Guwahati’s Barsapara Cricket Stadium. Known to be a high-scoring venue, this stadium has only hosted two ODIs since 2018. But in both ODIs, batters have scored plenty of runs with bowlers mostly struggling. With dew being a big factor, spinners have had no luck at this venue. India will play against England in a warm-up here.

Highest Total: 373

Lowest Total: 306

Average Total: 332

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