World Cup 2027
Next Cricket World Cup in 2027: ICC ODI World Cup 2023 is over. Australia defeated India by 6 wickets in the final at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad to win the World Cup title for the sixth time. Now the next ODI World Cup will be played after 4 years in 2027. This is the 14th edition of the tournament. This tournament organized by ICC will be held in South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia in 2027.
Eligibility for 2027 Cricket World Cup
14 teams will play in the 2027 World Cup in South Africa and Zimbabwe. South Africa and Zimbabwe are joint hosts. In such a situation, being the host country of the tournament, they qualified directly. Apart from this, the top eight teams in the ICC ODI rankings will qualify directly. The remaining four spots will be decided by the Global Qualifier Tournament.
Namibia hosts for the first time.
Namibia will co-host the tournament for the first time. However, their participation was not fully guaranteed. This is because Namibia is not a full member of the ICC. That means Namibia will have to follow the standard qualification rules to secure its place in the tournament. Namibia has not participated in the ODI World Cup since 2003.
2027 Cricket World Cup Format
The tournament format consists of two groups. Each has seven teams. The top three teams in each group will advance to the Super Six round. After that there will be semi finals and finals to decide the final winner. In the group stage, each team will play against all the other teams in each group. This format is reminiscent of 2003. The 2027 edition will once again introduce the revised format of Point Carry Forward (PCF). This method was used in the 1999 World Cup.
Once again to India in 2031..
The ICC ODI World Cup will once again come to India in 2031. This World Cup will be jointly organized by India and Bangladesh.
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