Countdown To World Cup 2023 Semi Final and Final

India and South Africa have secured their spots in the World Cup 2023 Semi Final. Meanwhile, New Zealand, Australia, Pakistan, and Afghanistan are in a fierce competition for the remaining two semi-final berths.

The ICC Men’s ODI World Cup, the most significant cricket tournament of the year, is currently halfway through, and the excitement among fans is at its peak. India is hosting the tournament, which initially faced some challenges but quickly gained momentum. Fans from all around the globe are closely following their favorite teams, witnessing thrilling matches, remarkable victories, and surprising upsets.

With only 14 league matches left, the pressure to perform at their best has significantly increased as the Semi-Finals draw nearer. Each team is determined to secure a top position on the points table to ensure their qualification for the semi-finals.

World Cup 2023 Semi Final: Expected Teams

In this World Cup tournament, all ten participating teams will compete against each other once, resulting in a total of 45 league matches and 2 semi finals match and 1 final match. The winning team in each match earns 2 points on the points table, while the losing team receives none. Out of the ten teams, only four of them will advance to the semi-finals.

The most likely candidates for qualification to the semi-finals are the top four performing teams on the points table. These expected teams are:

  • India (Qualified)
  • South Africa (Qualified)
  • Australia
  • Pakistan
  • Afghanistan
  • New Zealand

Last Match Played By India

In the 37th match of the tournament, India and South Africa, the two leading teams on the points table, faced each other. India won the toss and chose to bat first on the batting-friendly pitch. Thanks to Rohit Sharma’s explosive performance during the powerplay and Virat Kohli’s record-breaking century, India managed to accumulate a total of 326 runs while losing 5 wickets.

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During the second innings, the Indian bowlers put on an impressive performance, dismissing the top-order and middle-order batsmen of South Africa. Mohammed Siraj claimed one wicket, while Mohammed Shami and Kuldeep Yadav each took two wickets. Ravindra Jadeja was the standout performer with a remarkable five-wicket haul. South Africa, considered a strong team, were bowled out for a mere 83 runs.

India secured a resounding victory, defeating South Africa by a substantial margin of 243 runs.

Current Point Table Standings

As the ongoing ICC ODI World Cup approaches its crucial phase, the competition for knockout qualification is intensifying. India and South Africa have already secured their spots with 16 and 12 points, respectively. However, the final two qualification spots remain up for grabs, and multiple teams are still in contention.

After a thrilling three-wicket victory over Sri Lanka at the Arun Jaitley Stadium, Bangladesh has climbed to the seventh position in the rankings. This victory was powered by a remarkable 169-run partnership between Skipper Shakib Al Hasan and Najmul Hossain Shanto, achieved in 149 balls.

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When Is World Cup 2023 Semi Finals And Where

The schedule for the two semi-finals of the 2023 ODI World Cup is as follows:

Semi-Final I

  • Date: November 15, 2023
  • Teams: India vs 4th Place In Point Table
  • Venue: Mumbai
  • Time: 02:00 PM

Semi-Final II

  • Date: November 16, 2023
  • Teams: South Africa vs 3rd Place In Point Table
  • Venue: Kolkata
  • Time: 02:00 PM

World Cup 2023 Semi-Final: Tickets

Cricket fans who wish to stay informed about the ticket sales for the 2023 ODI World Cup can register themselves at to receive updates on when the tickets will be available for sale. The ICC (International Cricket Council) and BCCI (Board of Control for Cricket in India) have partnered with BookMyShow for the official sale of tournament tickets, and fans can purchase their tickets through BookMyShow.

World Cup 2023 Semi-Final: Where to watch?

All the matches of the 2023 World Cup are broadcast on the Star Sports network. Additionally, for those who prefer to watch the matches online, they can stream them on Disney+Hotstar.

World Cup 2023 Final

The eagerly anticipated World Cup 2023 final is on November 19. This grand showdown will take place at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium, with expectations of a full-capacity crowd and an electrifying atmosphere. Cricket enthusiasts from around the world will be looking forward to this exciting event.


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