The world cup is a stage where all team fight harder to win the trophy and be the world champion. In such a big tournament, all cricket playing nations want to play the tournament. But there are 10 berths for the teams. Among 32 cricket playing nations only 10 teams will get the chance to play for the world cup 2023.
Qualifying process of cricket world cup 2023
a) Top eight team from 2020–22 ICC Cricket World Cup Super League :
The ICC cricket world cup super league 2020-22 will start from 1st May of 2020 and will be completed by 31 March of 2022. 156 matches will be played among 12 full members of ICC and Netherlands. Among 13 countries, each country will play eight ODI series against eight opponents.One team must have to play four series at home and four series at away. Each series features 3 ODI matches.Point table will be created according to it and the top 7 teams along with host (India) will qualify for the ICC World cup 2023.
b)Another 2 team selection from ICC world cup qualifier :
The two teams will be selected from 24 cricket playing nations. The selection process of these two teams is a bit lengthy as it consists of multiple processes.
1)Top 3 teams from ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 , 2019–22 :
World Cricket League Division Two was played in April 2019 in Namibia. Top four teams will further go to play ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 alongside Nepal, Scotland, UAE which will be played as a round-robin format. All matches will take place as ODI Internationals. The tournament will start from August 2019 and will continue till January 2022. Top 3 teams from this tournament will go to play world cup qualifier tournament and the other four teams will go to playoff tournament.
2)Top 2 teams from playoff tournament:
ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League, 2019–21 :
The tournament will be played in Namibia and scheduled from august 2019 to 2021. Twelve teams that are currently ranking 21st to 32nd position of WCL(world cricket league) will be featured in this tournament. The 12 teams are divided into 2 groups. Toppers of each group will playoff tournament.
ICC Cricket World Cup Play-Off ,2022
The tournament will be played in 2022 and all matches will be in ODI status. .The four-team which are in the bottom of the point table of ICC Cricket World Cup League 2 will play alongside the top teams from two groups of ICC Cricket World Cup Challenge League. The top two teams of the tournament will further go to play the ICC world cup qualifier.
ICC world cup qualifier :
The bottom 5 teams of ICC Cricket World Cup Super League along with top 3 teams from league phase and 2 teams from playoff tournament will play ICC world cup qualifier. The top two teams of this tournament will qualify for the world cup 2023.