ICC World Cup 2027 | The 14th ODI World Cup will be held in 2027. How many teams will there be in this tournament, which country will have the honor of hosting the tournament? What will be the format of the competition? Know everything.
Mumbai | ICC ODI World Cup 2023 Australia won the trophy. Australia defeated Team India on 19th November in the ODI. This is the sixth time Australia has won the ODI World Cup. After 2003, Team India once again failed to win the World Cup final against Australia. Team India was unbeaten till the final after winning 10 matches in a row. But the defeat of Team India left the Indian fans disappointed. Now Team India will have to wait for another 4 years for the World Cup. Let’s know when and where this world cup will be held.
The next ICC ODI World Cup will be held in 2027. This 14th ODI World Cup will be jointly organized by 3 countries. South Africa, Zimbabwe and Namibia will host the 2027 World Cup. Earlier, the World Cup was organized in South Africa in 2003. Then South Africa, Zimbabwe and Kenya played the role of hosts.
In the 2003 World Cup, Zimbabwe and South Africa had the misfortune of being eliminated from the group stage. The Kenyan team, under the guidance of Sandeep Patil, made it to the semi-finals. Team India reached the final in 2003 after defeating the Kenyan team in the semifinals. But even then these Kangaroos had won against Team India.
How many teams in World Cup 2027?
A total of 14 teams will participate in the World Cup 2027. Out of these 14 teams, 3 are the hosts. Out of these, Zimbabwe and South Africa will play in the World Cup as hosts. But Namibia will have to play the qualifiers to play in the World Cup 2027. So 8 teams in ICC ODI ranking will directly qualify for World Cup 2027. World Cup qualifiers will be held for 4 seats. 4 teams will be determined from this tournament.
World cup 2027 according to which format?
Meanwhile, in the World Cup 2027, a total of 14 teams will be divided into 2 groups. Accordingly, one group will have 7 teams and the other group will have 7 teams. Then the top 3 teams from both the groups will qualify for the next round. 6 teams will face each other in the second round. A team from one group will play 1-1 matches each against all three teams from the other group. After that 4 teams from these 6 will be determined for semi finals. So 2 out of 4 teams will reach the finals from the semi finals.