After beating Sri Lanka in Asia Cup 2023 finals, India is on cloud nine and the Indian team is very much excited to play their first ODI ICC World Cup 2023 match on 8th October with Australia. The first world cup match between India and Australia will be played at MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chennai.

Amidst all the preparations, BCCI has announced its squad of 15 players which will participate in the ICC Men’s WC 2023. Ahead of the tournament players will get enough time to gel with the environment and other teams during warm-up matches.

First and foremost, lets have a look at India’s World Cup Squad along with the playing 11.

India Cricket World Cup Squad 2023 Players List

Chairman of Indian selectors board ‘Ajit Agarkar’ announced a squad of 15 players that will represent the country in ICC World Cup hosted by India in 2023. As per the experts there was some confusion about the KL Rahul’s fitness, yet he managed to secure his place in playing 11. Here is the complete list of players participating in ICC WC 2023:-

1Rohit Sharma (C)
2Shubman Gill
3Virat Kohli
4Ishan Kishan
5Shreyas Iyer
6KL Rahul
7Hardik Pandya (VC)
8Surya Kumar Yadav
9Ravindra Jadeja (all rounder)
10Shardul Thakur
11Mohammed Shami
12Mohammed Siraj
13Kuldeep Yadav
14Ashwin (Axar Patel is injured and replaced by Ashwin)
15Jasprit Bumrah

Also read: Pakistan Cricket World Cup Squad 2023, Warm-ups, Schedule, Group Stage Matches, Venue

India Warm-Up Matches Schedule and Venues for ICC World Cup 2023

Prior to the group stage, India will play 2 warm-up matches, one with Group A and another with Group B. Afterwards, the team will head to the main tournament. India will play its first warm-up match on 30th September 2023 with England at Barsapara Cricket Stadium located in Guwahati.

TeamsDay, Date, Time (IST)Venue/Stadium
India Vs EnglandFriday, 30 Sep 2023, 2:00 pmBarsapara Cricket Stadium (Guwahati)
India Vs NetherlandsMonday, 3 Oct 2023, 2:00 pmGreenfield Stadium (Thiruvananthpuram)

India Group Stage Matches October Schedule and Veneue for ICC World Cup 2023

India will play a total of 9 matches during Group Stage. India will play its first Group Stage world cup ODI match on 8th October 2023 with Australia.

TeamsDay, Date, Time (IST)Venue/Stadium
India Vs AustraliaSun, 8 Oct 2023, 2:00 pmMA Chidambaram Stadium (Chennai)
India Vs AfghanistanWed 11 Oct 2023, 2:00 pmArun Jaitley Stadium (New Delhi)
India Vs PakistanSat, 14 Oct 2023, 2:00 pmNarendra Modi Stadium (Ahmedabad)
India Vs BangladeshThu, 19 Oct 2023, 2:00 pmMCA Internation Stadium (Pune)
India Vs New ZealandSun, 22 Oct 2023, 2:00 pmHPCA Stadium (Dharamshala)
India Vs EnglandSun, 29 Oct 2023, 2:00 pmBRSABVE Cricket Stadium (Lucknow)

India Group Stage Matches November Schedule and Veneue for ICC World Cup 2023

India will play 3 group stage matches in November.

TeamsDay, Date, Time (IST)Venue/Stadium
India Vs Sri LankaThu, 2 Nov 2023, 2:00 pmWankhede Stadium (Mumbai)
India Vs South AfricaSun, 5 Nov 2023, 2:00 pmEden Gardens (Kolkata)
India Vs NetherlandsSun, 12 Nov 2023, 2:00 pmM Chinnaswamy Stadium (Bengaluru)

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Official Anthem

ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 Official Anthem

How many times India won the World Cup?

India has won world cup twice first in 1983 (under Kapil Dev’s Captaincy) and second time in 2011 (under the captaincy of Mahendra Singh Dhoni).

What are the chances of India winning the Cricket World Cup 2023?

India has strong chances of winning the world cup considering the fact that India is carring the momentum after winning the Asia Cup 2023, also they will be playing at their home ground.