ICC T20 World Cup 2023 Teams Squad
ICC has confirmed that the 2023 T20 Cricket World Cup will be hosted by India. The 2023 T20 World Cup is the 8th edition and is all set to take place from October 2023 till 14th November 2023. Here are ICC T20 World Cup 2023 squads and players list for the tournament.
The World Cup was earlier supposed to take place in Australia during October 2023, but due to the lockdown in Australia and rising cases across the globe, it was decided that the tournament will be postponed. However, ICC decided that India will host the 2023 edition and Australia will host the 2023 edition.
The 2023 T20 World Cup will replace the Champions Trophy and India became the first country to host 2 consecutive T20 World Cup, with the last edition hosted by India in 2016. Although talking about the 2023 World Cup India would love to fancy their chances for the second T20 title. But do you know the venue, time, teams, and schedule for the upcoming World Cup?
Date, Venue, And Schedule
|T20 World Cup||Details|
|Date||October- 14th November|
It is reported that the recently built the world’s biggest cricket stadium in Motera, Gujarat will also be one of the stadiums for the tournament.
ICC T20 World Cup 2023 Teams
There will be 16 teams participating in the tournament, with 9 teams directly qualified for the tournament while the other 7 teams had to go through qualifications. The list of Teams taking part in the 20231 T20 World Cup is as follows.
|Pakistan||ICC T20 Championship|
|Australia||ICC T20 Championship|
|England||ICC T20 Championship|
|South Africa||ICC T20 Championship|
|New Zealand||ICC T20 Championship|
|West Indies||ICC T20 Championship|
|Afghanistan||ICC T20 Championship|
|Sri Lanka||ICC T20 Championship|
|Bangladesh||ICC T20 Championship|
|Netherlands||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Papua New Guinea||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Ireland||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Namibia||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Scotland||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
|Oman||2019 Men’s T20 World Cup Qualifier|
The teams who qualified via ICC T20 Championship basically refer to the top 9 teams in the previous T20 World Cup. The rest 6 teams were selected after they participated in a 14- team T20 World Cup qualifiers in UAE in 2019. While Namibia And Papua New Guinea will be making their debut in T20 World next year.
2023 ICC T20 World Cup Squads
T20I squad: Virat Kohli (Captain), Shikhar Dhawan, Mayank Agarwal, KL Rahul (vice-captain and wicket-keeper), Shreyas Iyer, Manish Pandey, Hardik Pandya, Sanju Samson (wicket-keeper), Ravindra Jadeja, Washington Sundar, Yuzvendra Chahal, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohd. Shami, Navdeep Saini, Deepak Chahar, T Natarajan.
Aaron Finch (capt), Sean Abbott, Ashton Agar, Alex Carey, Pat Cummins, Cameron Green, Josh Hazlewood, Moises Henriques, Marnus Labuschagne, Glenn Maxwell, Daniel Sams, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Matthew Wade (wicket-keeper), David Warner, Adam Zampa.
Babar Azam (captain), Shadab Khan (vice-captain), Abdullah Shafiq, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haider Ali, Haris Rauf, Iftikhar Ahmed, Imad Wasim, Khushdil Shah, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Mohammad Rizwan, Musa Khan, Rohail Nazir, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Usman Qadir, Wahab Riaz and Zafar Gohar.
Eoin Morgan (captain), Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow (wicketkeeper), Tom Banton, Sam Billings, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Lewis Gregory, Chris Jordan, Saqib Mahmood, Dawid Malan, Adil Rashid, Jason Roy, David Willey
West Indies Squad
Kieron Pollard (captain), Fabian Allen, Dwayne Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Andre Fletcher, Shimron Hetmyer, Brandon King, Kyle Mayers, Rovman Powell, Keemo Paul, Nicholas Pooran, Oshane Thomas, Hayden Walsh Jr, Kesrick Williams.
South Africa Squad
Quinton de Kock (c & wk), Temba Bavuma, Rassie van der Dussen, Faf du Plessis, Kyle Verreynne, Heinrich Klaasen, David Miller, Jon-Jon Smuts, Andile Phehlukwayo, Lungi Ngidi, Lutho Sipamla, Beuran Hendricks, Anrich Nortje, George Linde, Keshav Maharaj.
The confirmed ICC T20 World Cup 2023 squad of all the participating teams will be updated here once it announced by the respective cricket boards.
The dates for the fixtures of ICC T20 World Cup 2023 haven’t been released yet. But the countdown for the World Cup has begun and with each coming day, there will be more details shared by BCCI. As per reports, it is also expected that the World Cup might see spectators in a limited manner.