The International Cricket Council (ICC) has expressed gratitude to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for successfully hosting the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, which has been the largest Cricket World Cup to date.
Australia emerged victorious over India to clinch their sixth Men’s Cricket World Cup in front of a full house at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, the world’s largest cricket stadium. This World Cup has been the most attended ICC event ever, and numerous records have been shattered across broadcast and digital platforms.
The 2023 edition has demonstrated the best of one-day cricket, blending the unique passion for cricket in India with the national pride of all participating nations, creating an unparalleled global sporting event that captivated fans from around the world.
The event took place from 5 October to 19 November across ten host cities, including Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, and several others, as well as the warm-up venues of Guwahati and Thiruvananthapuram.
ICC Chair Greg Barclay expressed his delight with the success of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, noting that it has been the largest Cricket World Cup ever. He thanked the BCCI for delivering a World Cup that provided fans with a true celebration of the best all-round cricket experience and brought them closer to the action than ever before. Barclay also extended his thanks to the Match Officials and ICC staff for delivering a world-class global cricket event.
Barclay also expressed appreciation to all ten teams for making the World Cup a fantastic event, as well as to India and Australia for a compelling final to conclude the tournament. Congratulations were also given to Australia for their remarkable sixth ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup victory.