The International Cricket Council (ICC) and Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have announced that ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 tickets will go on sale on 25 August, as the updated match schedule for the Cricket World Cup was released.
Ahead of tickets going on sale, fans will have the opportunity to register their interest via https://www.cricketworldcup.com/register from 15 August.
To manage the expected demand for tickets tickets will go on sale in phases. On August 25, the tickets for all non-India matches and non-India warm-up matches will go on sale.
This means the tickets for all matches of nine teams – England, Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Afghanistan and the Netherlands – except India, can be booked from August 25.
Things get a bit trickier for India matches as ICC has decided to divide the ticket sale based on venues. Tickets for India’s warm-up matches will begin on August 30. The main round tickets will be available from August 31. Notably, the tickets for the India vs Pakistan match which will now be played on October 14 instead of October 15, can be booked from September 3.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 tickets will go on sale in phases on the following dates:
25 August – Non-India warm-up matches and all non-India event matches
30 August – India matches at Guwahati and Trivandrum
31 August – India matches at Chennai, Delhi and Pune
1 September – India matches at Dharamsala, Lucknow and Mumbai
2 September – India matches at Bengaluru and Kolkata
3 September – India matches at Ahmedabad
15 September – Semi Finals and Final
BCCI CEO Hemang Amin said, “We are delighted to announce that fans can register to receive information and updates on official tickets for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. The schedule, after some amendments, has now been finalized and fans can now look forward to buying tickets and watching some high-quality cricket. The BCCI will leave no stone unturned to ensure that you have an enjoyable experience at all the hosting venues.”
ICC Head of Events, Chris Tetley said, “Tickets for the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 will go on sale this month and we call on all of cricket’s hundreds of millions of fans to register your interest from next week to ensure you are one of the first to receive ticket news and to be a part of the biggest Cricket World Cup. The amendment to the schedule will ensure that players and fans will have the best possible experience at the pinnacle event of the one-day game.”
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 will begin on October 5 in Ahmedabad. Forty-eight matches will take place across 10 venues in India, with one team finally emerging as the world champions on November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium.
Apart from Ahmedabad, the ICC has allotted Cricket World Cup 2023 matches to Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Pune, Mumbai, and Dharamsala.
India will play a match at nine venues except Hyderabad. The warm-up matches will take place from September 29 to October 3 at Hyderabad, Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram.