ICC ODI Cricket World Cup 2023 Semi-Finals: Teams, Schedule, Venues and Squads. India concluded the league stage atop the table, maintaining an undefeated record. South Africa secured the second spot, with Australia following in third place. On November 9 New Zealand beat Sri Lanka and claimed the fourth position, relying on a superior net run rate to surpass Pakistan and Afghanistan.
These four teams are widely regarded as among the world’s best, setting the stage for intensely competitive semi-finals. Pakistan’s chances to reach into semi-final is next to impossible. While India is the favored team, South Africa, Australia, and New Zealand all possess the capability to pose a significant challenge.
History is set to repeat itself in the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 as India faces New Zealand in the first semi-final. New Zealand emerged victorious in their previous encounter. Despite India’s earlier win against New Zealand in the league stage of this World Cup, the upcoming semi-final is crucial—a must-win and a chance for revenge for India.
South Africa has consistently stood out as one of the most reliable ODI teams globally, boasting a robust batting lineup with players like Quinton de Kock and Temba Bavuma, complemented by a well-balanced bowling attack. Meanwhile, Australia, perennially formidable in World Cups, maintains its strength in 2023 with a dynamic batting order featuring David Warner, Steve Smith, and the versatile bowler Maxwell.
The highly anticipated semi-final clash between these two dominant teams in the 2023 World Cup is intensified by both sides’ impressive performances throughout the tournament. Although South Africa secured a victory against Australia in the league stage, Australia has since remained unbeaten, setting the stage for an action-packed encounter.
ICC World Cup 2023 Semi-final Schedule And Venue
1st Semi-final Match: India vs New Zealand (99.9%), 15th November 2023, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai At 02:00 PM (IST)
2nd Semi-final Match: South Africa vs Australia, 16th November 2023, Eden Gardens Stadium, Kolkata At 02:00 PM (IST)
Scheduled for November 15 and 16, 2023, the ICC ODI World Cup 2023 semi-finals will unfold at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, featuring India against New Zealand in the first match and South Africa against Australia at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata for the second. However, The ultimate showdown, the final, will take place on November 19, 2023, at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
India Squad For World Cup 2023 Semi-final
Suryakumar Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Shardul Thakur, Virat Kohli, Jasprit Bumrah, KL Rahul (vc), Ishan Kishan, Shubman Gill, Mohammed Siraj, Shreyas Iyer, Ravichandran Ashwin, Kuldeep Yadav, Prasidh Krishna, Ravindra Jadeja, Rohit Sharma (C ).
South Africa Squad For World Cup Semi-final
Gerald Coetzee, Rassie van der Dussen, Heinrich Klaasen, Lungi Ngidi, Quinton de Kock, Kagiso Rabada, Temba Bavuma (c), Reeza Hendricks, David Miller, Keshav Maharaj, Aiden Markram, Lizard Williams, Tabraiz Shamsi, Marco Jansen, Andile Phehlukwayo.
Australia Squad For World Cup Semi-finals
Travis Head, Ashton Agar, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Josh Inglis, Pat Cummins (C), Aaron Hardie, Mitchell Marsh, Tanveer Sangha, Glenn Maxwell, Sean Abbott, Nathan Ellis, Cameron Green, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Alex Carey, Josh Hazlewood, Adam Zampa.
New Zealand Squad For ICC World Cup 2023 Semi-finals
Devon Conway, Mitch Santner, Lockie Ferguson, Daryl Mitchell, Tim Southee, Mark Chapman, Matt Henry, Will Young, Glenn Phillips, Tom Latham, Rachin Ravindra, Ish Sodhi, Jimmy Neesham, Trent Boult, Kane Williamson (C ).
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