Australia Wins ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 – Results, Tables, Stats

Australia became the winner of ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 which took place in India.

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The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 has come to an end, with Australia emerging as the champions in a thrilling final match on November 19, 2023. The tournament, which took place across various venues in India, attracted millions of cricket fans from around the world.

After several weeks of intense matches,¬†Australia¬†claimed the coveted title by defeating their opponents in a nail-biting final. The team’s exceptional performance throughout the¬†tournament¬†earned them well-deserved recognition and praise from fans and analysts alike.

In this article, we will take a closer look at the¬†2023¬†ICC Cricket World Cup, highlighting Australia’s impressive¬†win¬†and providing readers with detailed¬†results, tables, and statistics from the¬†tournament.

World Cup Final and Semi-Finals Results

FinalNov 19India vs. AustraliaIndia: 240/10 (50) Australia: 241/4 (43)Australia won by 6 wickets
2nd Semi-FinalNov 16South Africa vs. AustraliaSouth Africa: 212/10 (49.4) Australia: 215/7 (47.2)Australia won by 3 wickets
1st Semi-FinalNov 15India vs. New ZealandIndia: 397/4 (50) New Zealand: 327/10 (48.5)India won by 70 runs
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Overview and Format

The ICC Cricket World Cup is the biggest stage for international cricket. It was hosted by India from October 5 to November 19 2023. The tournament followed the format below:

  • Teams: A total of 10 teams competed.
  • Round-Robin Stage: Each participating team played the other nine teams once in the group stage, with a total of 45 group matches being played.
  • Points: Teams were awarded two points for a win, one for either a tie or a no-result, and zero for a loss.
  • Knockout Stage: The four highest-ranked teams from the group stage advanced to the semi-finals. The team that finished first in the group stage faced the side that finished fourth, while the second-place team took on the third-place team in the other semi-final. The winners of the semi-finals faced each other in the final.
  • Champion: The winner of the final (Australia) was crowned the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 champion.

This was the first time the competition was held entirely in India; three previous editions were partially hosted there ‚Äď in 1987, 1996, and 2011. The tournament retained the round-robin format of the last time, with all teams playing against each other. The cricket ODI World Cup followed a slightly changed set of rules compared to other cricket formats.

Participating Teams

  • Australia
  • Bangladesh
  • England
  • India
  • New Zealand
  • Pakistan
  • South Africa
  • Sri Lanka
  • Afghanistan
  • Netherlands

Venues of the Championship

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 was hosted by India and matches were played across 10 different venues in the country. These venues have been carefully selected to ensure that the tournament is accessible to fans across the country.

Eden GardensKolkata
Wankhede StadiumMumbai
Chinnaswamy StadiumBangalore
Arun Jaitley StadiumNew Delhi
PCA StadiumMohali
MA Chidambaram StadiumChennai
Feroz Shah KotlaNew Delhi
Green Park StadiumKanpur
Rajiv Gandhi StadiumHyderabad
Motera StadiumAhmedabad

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Standings and Points Table

PositionTeamPlayedWonLostNet RRPoints
1 India990+2.57018
2 South Africa972+1.26114
3 Australia972+0.84114
4 New Zealand954+0.74310
5 Pakistan945-0.1998
6 Afghanistan945-0.3368
7 England936-0.5726
8 Bangladesh927-1.0874
9 Sri Lanka927-1.4194
10 Netherlands927-1.8254

Cricket World Cup Winners List: Results by Country

Australia is the most successful team in the ICC ODI World Cup which has won the World Cup 6 times and finished as the runner-up 2 times. After Australia, India and West Indies won the World Cup title 2 times.  Here is the list of ODI Cricket World Cup winners country-wise.

TeamFinal AppearancesWinnersRunnersYears WonYears Runners
Australia7621987, 1999, 2003, 2007, 2015, 20231975, 1996
England41320191979, 1987, 1992
India3221983, 20112003, 2023
New Zealand2022015, 2019
Sri Lanka31219962007, 2011
West Indies3211975, 19791983

ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Best Players and Performances

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 witnessed some exceptional performances from the best players in the world. The tournament was filled with stunning moments showcasing the skills of the players, making it a treat for cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

Top Batsmen

PlayerRunsMatchesHighest ScoreAverage
Virat Kohli (IND)7651111795.62
Rohit Sharma (IND)5971113154.27
Quinton de Kock (SA)5941017459.40
Rachin Ravindra (NZ)57810123*64.22
Daryl Mitchell (NZ)5521013469.00

In the 2023 ICC ODI World Cup, Virat Kohli emerged as the top run-scorer, accumulating 765 runs in 11 games. Rohit Sharma, the captain of the Indian team, secured the second position with 597 runs from 11 matches. Following closely is Quinton de Kock, the wicketkeeper-batsman from South Africa, who notched up 594 runs in 10 matches.

Rachin Ravindra, the young opener from New Zealand, claimed the fourth spot with an impressive total of 578 runs in 10 matches. Daryl Mitchell, another key player for New Zealand, secured the fifth position with a total of 552 runs in 10 games.

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Top Bowlers

PlayerWicketsMatchesEconomy Rate
Mohammed Shami (IND)2475.26
Adam Zampa (AUS)23115.36
Dilshan Madushanka (SL)2196.70
Jasprit Bumrah (IND)20114.06
Gerald Coetzee (SA)2086.23

The exceptional Indian seamer, Mohammed Shami is leading the bowling charts in the 2023 ICC ODI World Cup, who claimed an impressive 24 wickets in just 7 games. Following closely is the skilled Australian leg-spinner, Adam Zampa, securing the second position with 23 wickets in 11 matches.

In the third spot, we find Sri Lankan seamer Dilshan Madushanka, who showcased his bowling prowess by taking 21 wickets in 9 games. India’s pace spearhead, Jasprit Bumrah, holds the fourth spot with 20 wickets in 11 matches. Completing the top five is South African pacer Gerald Coetzee, who also secured 20 wickets but in 8 matches.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Memorable Moments

Australia Claims Sixth World Cup Title

Australia’s triumphant journey in the 2023 ICC ODI World Cup culminated in their sixth championship victory. Despite a challenging start, with initial defeats to India and South Africa, a pivotal win against Sri Lanka fueled their resurgence. This triumph provided the momentum for an incredible seven consecutive victories leading up to the semi-finals. Notably, their resilience shone in a nail-biting three-wicket win over Afghanistan, where they recovered from a precarious 91/7. The climax of their exceptional campaign saw them stunning the home team, India, in the final, silencing a crowd of 130,000 and captivating millions worldwide.

Proteas’ Dominant Batting Display

South Africa showcased their title credentials with a formidable batting performance against Sri Lanka, amassing a record-breaking score of 428/5 in 50 overs‚ÄĒthe highest in the tournament. This innings featured three centurions: Quinton de Kock (100), Rassie van der Dussen (100), and a record-breaking 106 off 54 balls by van der Dussen, marking the fastest century in World Cup history.

Controversy Surrounds “Timed Out” Incident

In a historic and controversial moment, Sri Lanka’s veteran batsman Angelo Mathews became the first player to be given a “timed out” decision in the 146-year history of international cricket. The incident occurred during the World Cup clash against Bangladesh when Mathews, taking more than two minutes to secure his helmet strap, faced an appeal from Bangladesh skipper Shakib Al Hasan. The umpires upheld the appeal, sparking a significant controversy in the cricket world.

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Kohli Surpasses Tendulkar’s Record With Bat

India’s Virat Kohli exhibited exceptional form in the World Cup, scoring prolifically and surpassing the legendary Sachin Tendulkar’s record of 49 One-Day International centuries. Kohli achieved this milestone with scintillating performances, including a century against South Africa in a clash between the top two teams, and another century against New Zealand in the semi-finals at Mumbai, surpassing Tendulkar on his home ground.

Afghanistan’s Cricket Turnaround

Afghanistan, often overshadowed in previous World Cups, experienced a turning point in their cricket journey. A pivotal clash against England saw opener Ramanullah Gurbaz leading the team to post a substantial total, eventually securing a victory. Empowered by this success, Afghanistan went on to chase Pakistan’s total, marking a significant moment in their cricket history.

Freak Injuries Impact Players

While the World Cup showcased memorable moments on the field, some players faced unexpected challenges with freak injuries. Glenn Maxwell suffered a concussion after falling off a golf cart, while Steve Smith dealt with vertigo, forcing him to miss the clash against Afghanistan. Kane Williamson, returning to New Zealand’s playing XI, suffered a thumb injury in Chennai, and Hardik Pandya twisted his ankle while fielding against Bangladesh, leading to his withdrawal from the tournament.

Shami’s Dominant Bowling Against New Zealand

Mohammed Shami, initially benched at the start of the World Cup, emerged as a crucial player for India. Filling in for the injured Hardik Pandya, Shami delivered stellar performances, claiming two five-wicket hauls. His standout moment came in the semi-finals against New Zealand, where he achieved a seven-wicket haul, guiding India to the final at the Wankhede Stadium.

Mohammed Shami in match agains new zealand

Complete Matches Results

Nov 19India vs. AustraliaIndia: 240/10 (50) Australia: 241/4 (43)Australia won by 6 wickets
Nov 16South Africa vs. AustraliaSouth Africa: 212/10 (49.4) Australia: 215/7 (47.2)Australia won by 3 wickets
Nov 15India vs. New ZealandIndia: 397/4 (50) New Zealand: 327/10 (48.5)India won by 70 runs
Nov 12India vs. NetherlandsIndia: 410/4 (50) Netherlands: 250/10 (47.5)India won by 160 runs
Nov 11England vs. PakistanEngland: 337/9 (50) Pakistan: 244/10 (43.3)England won by 93 runs
Nov 11Australia vs. BangladeshAustralia: 307/2 (44.4) Bangladesh: 306/8 (50)Australia won by 8 wickets
Nov 10South Africa vs. AfghanistanSouth Africa: 247/5 (47.3) Afghanistan: 244/10 (50)South Africa won by 5 wickets
Nov 09New Zealand vs. Sri LankaNew Zealand: 172/5 (23.2) Sri Lanka: 171/10 (46.4)New Zealand won by 5 wickets
Nov 08England vs. NetherlandsEngland: 339/9 (50) Netherlands: 179/10 (37.2)England won by 160 runs
Nov 07Afghanistan vs. AustraliaAfghanistan: 291/5 (50) Australia: 293/7 (46.5)Australia won by 3 wickets
Nov 06Bangladesh vs. Sri LankaBangladesh: 282/7 (41.1) Sri Lanka: 279/10 (49.3)Bangladesh won by 3 wickets
Nov 05India vs. South AfricaIndia: 326/5 (50) South Africa: 83/10 (27.1)India won by 243 runs
Nov 04England vs. AustraliaEngland: 253/10 (48.1) Australia: 286/10 (49.3)Australia won by 33 runs
Nov 04New Zealand vs. PakistanNew Zealand: 401/6 (50) Pakistan: 200/1 (25.3)Pakistan won by 21 runs (DLS method)
Nov 03Netherlands vs. AfghanistanNetherlands: 179/10 (46.3) Afghanistan: 181/3 (31.3)Afghanistan won by 7 wickets
Nov 02India vs. Sri LankaIndia: 357/8 (50) Sri Lanka: 55/10 (19.4)India won by 302 runs
Nov 01New Zealand vs. South AfricaNew Zealand: 167/10 (35.3) South Africa: 357/4 (50)South Africa won by 190 runs
Oct 31Pakistan vs. BangladeshPakistan: 205/3 (32.3) Bangladesh: 204/10 (45.1)Pakistan won by 7 wickets
Oct 30Afghanistan vs. Sri LankaAfghanistan: 242/3 (45.2) Sri Lanka: 241/10 (49.4)Afghanistan won by 7 wickets
Oct 29India vs. EnglandIndia: 229/9 (50) England: 129/10 (34.5)India won by 100 runs
Oct 28Netherlands vs. BangladeshNetherlands: 229/10 (50) Bangladesh: 142/10 (42.2)Netherlands won by 87 runs
Oct 28Australia vs. New ZealandAustralia: 388/10 (49.2) New Zealand: 383/9 (50)Australia won by 5 runs
Oct 27Pakistan vs. South AfricaPakistan: 270/10 (46.4) South Africa: 271/9 (47.2)South Africa won by 1 wicket
Oct 26England vs. Sri LankaEngland: 156/10 (33.2) Sri Lanka: 160/2 (25.4)Sri Lanka won by 8 wickets
Oct 25Australia vs. NetherlandsAustralia: 399/8 (50) Netherlands: 90/10 (21)Australia won by 309 runs
Oct 24Bangladesh vs. South AfricaBangladesh: 233/10 (46.4) South Africa: 382/5 (50)South Africa won by 149 runs
Oct 23Afghanistan vs. PakistanAfghanistan: 286/2 (49) Pakistan: 282/7 (50)Afghanistan won by 8 wickets
Oct 22India vs. New ZealandIndia: 274/6 (48) New Zealand: 273/10 (50)India won by 4 wickets
Oct 21England vs. South AfricaEngland: 170/10 (22) South Africa: 399/7 (50)South Africa won by 229 runs
Oct 21Netherlands vs. Sri LankaNetherlands: 262/10 (49.4) Sri Lanka: 263/5 (48.2)Sri Lanka won by 5 wickets
Oct 20Australia vs. PakistanAustralia: 367/9 (50) Pakistan: 305/10 (45.3)Australia won by 62 runs
Oct 19India vs. BangladeshIndia: 261/3 (41.3) Bangladesh: 256/8 (50)India won by 7 wickets
Oct 18New Zealand vs. AfghanistanNew Zealand: 288/6 (50) Afghanistan: 139/10 (34.4)New Zealand won by 149 runs
Oct 17South Africa vs. NetherlandsSouth Africa: 207/10 (42.5) Netherlands: 245/8 (43)Netherlands won by 38 runs
Oct 16Australia vs. Sri LankaAustralia: 215/5 (35.2) Sri Lanka: 209/10 (43.3)Australia won by 5 wickets
Oct 15Afghanistan vs. EnglandAfghanistan: 284/10 (49.5) England: 215/10 (40.3)Afghanistan won by 69 runs
Oct 14India vs. PakistanIndia: 192/3 (30.3) Pakistan: 191/10 (42.5)India won by 7 wickets
Oct 13New Zealand vs. BangladeshNew Zealand: 248/2 (42.5) Bangladesh: 245/9 (50)New Zealand won by 8 wickets
Oct 12Australia vs. South AfricaAustralia: 177/10 (40.5) South Africa: 311/7 (50)South Africa won by 134 runs
Oct 11India vs. AfghanistanIndia: 273/2 (35) Afghanistan: 272/8 (50)India won by 8 wickets
Oct 10Pakistan vs. Sri LankaPakistan: 345/4 (48.2) Sri Lanka: 344/9 (50)Pakistan won by 6 wickets
Oct 10England vs. BangladeshEngland: 364/9 (50) Bangladesh: 227/10 (48.2)England won by 137 runs
Oct 09New Zealand vs. NetherlandsNew Zealand: 322/7 (50) Netherlands: 223/10 (46.3)New Zealand won by 99 runs
Oct 08India vs. AustraliaIndia: 201/4 (41.2) Australia: 199/10 (49.3)India won by 6 wickets
Oct 07South Africa vs. Sri LankaSouth Africa: 428/5 (50) Sri Lanka: 326/10 (44.5)South Africa won by 102 runs
Oct 07Bangladesh vs. AfghanistanBangladesh: 158/4 (34.4) Afghanistan: 156/10 (37.2)Bangladesh won by 6 wickets
Oct 06Pakistan vs. NetherlandsPakistan: 286/10 (49) Netherlands: 205/10 (41)Pakistan won by 81 runs
Oct 05England vs. New ZealandEngland: 282/9 (50) New Zealand: 283/1 (36.2)New Zealand won by 9 wickets
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: Impact on Indian Cricket Team

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 had a significant impact on the Indian cricket team, both on and off the field. Despite high expectations and a strong start to the tournament, India was unable to secure a place in the finals.

The team’s batting performance was generally strong, with several notable individual performances throughout the tournament. However, their bowling and fielding let them down at crucial moments, leading to losses against key opponents.

In terms of individual players, Rohit Sharma and Virat Kohli were standouts for India, with both batsmen scoring consistently throughout the tournament. However, there were concerns about the team’s reliance on these two players, and their ability to perform under pressure.

Off the field, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 highlighted the need for improvements in India’s cricket infrastructure and grassroots development. While the country has a strong cricketing culture and a large pool of talent, there are concerns about the quality of training and facilities available to young players.

Looking ahead, the Indian cricket team will need to address these issues if they are to compete at the highest level in future tournaments. This includes a renewed focus on bowling and fielding, as well as investment in grassroots development and coaching programs.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2023: The Future of Cricket

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 was more than just a tournament; it was a glimpse into the future of cricket. The evolution of the game is evident in the changes made to the rules to make it more exciting, dynamic, and competitive. In this section, we will examine the implications of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 on the future of cricket, including potential rule changes, emerging trends, and the direction the game is headed.

Emerging Trends

One of the most significant trends to emerge from the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 was the use of technology in decision-making. The introduction of the Decision Review System (DRS) has been a game-changer, making the game fairer and more transparent. Other trends included a greater emphasis on fitness, fielding, and fast bowling. We also saw a rise in the number of all-rounders, who can contribute with both bat and ball.

Potential Rule Changes

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 highlighted some areas that could benefit from rule changes. For instance, the length of the game could be shortened, making it more accessible to a wider audience, particularly in the T20 format. Additionally, the rules around power-play, free hits, and field restrictions could be tweaked to make the game more exciting and engaging.

The Evolution of the Game

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 showed us that the game of cricket is constantly evolving. It has come a long way from the traditional format and is now more dynamic and fast-paced. The game is becoming more inclusive, with more countries competing and closing the gap on traditional cricketing powerhouses. This trend is likely to continue, with cricket becoming a truly global sport.

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Overall, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 was an exciting and highly anticipated tournament that showcased some of the world’s best cricket talent. The results and table highlight the dominance of Australia, who emerged victorious in the tournament with an impressive display of skill and teamwork. The stats from the tournament showcased the individual brilliance of several players, and the intense competition between the participating teams made for thrilling cricket viewing.

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 was a testament to the enduring popularity of cricket as a sport and its ability to unite people from all over the world. As the tournament progressed, it became clear that cricket has the power to inspire and bring joy to millions of fans worldwide.

In conclusion, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 was a resounding success that will be remembered for years to come. Australia’s victory in the tournament marked a significant achievement in the world of cricket, and we look forward to seeing how the tournament will continue to evolve in the future.

Rudra Chanda