India, the host nation, has secured the top spot in the group stage of the Cricket World Cup, irrespective of the outcome of their final match against the Netherlands. Rohit Sharma’s team is set to face New Zealand in a high-stakes semi-final on Wednesday, 15 November.
India vs New Zealand: A High-Octane Semi-Final
The semi-final clash between India and New Zealand is scheduled to start at 2 pm IST at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. This is the same ground where India previously dominated Sri Lanka with a massive 302-run triumph earlier in the tournament.
Semi-Final Showdown: South Africa vs Australia
The second semi-final, a thrilling encounter between South Africa and Australia, will take place the next day, Thursday, 16 November, at Eden Gardens in Kolkata. This match is also set to commence at 2 pm IST. The victorious team will advance to the final, facing off against either India or New Zealand.
Cricket World Cup Final: A Spectacular Conclusion
The grand finale of the 13th edition of the Cricket World Cup will take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on Sunday, 19 November. The stadium is expected to be packed with over 100,000 cricket enthusiasts, eagerly awaiting the tournament’s climax.
2023 Cricket World Cup Knockout Stage Line-up:
- Semi-final 1: India vs New Zealand, Wednesday, 15 November, Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai
- Semi-final 2: South Africa vs Australia, Thursday, 16 November, Eden Gardens, Kolkata
- Final: India/New Zealand vs South Africa/Australia, Sunday, 19 November, Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad