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BCCI is planning to upgrade the stadiums before the World Cup 2023

The Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 is all set to start from 5th October in India with the match between England & New Zealand at Ahmedabad.

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Ten teams will feature in the Cricket World Cup 2023. They will play across 10 venues from October 5 to November 19. Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will host the tournament opener and the final. The event will feature 48 matches across 46 days. India's World Cup campaign will begin with a match against Australia on October 8 in Chennai.

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The venues other than Ahmedabad and Chennai are Bengaluru, Delhi, Dharamsala, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, and Pune. Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram will join Hyderabad in hosting the practice games. India will face Pakistan at the World Cup 2023 on October 15 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The top four teams will qualify for the semifinals. The Semi-Finals will be played in Mumbai on 15 November and in Kolkata on 16 November. The semi-finals and the final will have reserve days.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) decided that there will be an upgradation of cricket stadiums across the country before the World Cup. It will go forward in two phases, with the first phase dealing with all venues announced for the Cricket World Cup 2023.

"BCCI will work towards the upgradation of stadiums in the country in two phases. The first phase will deal with the upgradation of the venues of the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023. This shall be completed before the commencement of the World Cup. The second phase will involve the upgradation of the rest of the venues," BCCI announced in the 19th Apex Council meeting held on Friday.

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