World Cup 2023: Five Key Indian Players to Watch Out in ICC ODI World Cup 2023
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The ICC World Cup 2023 is just three days away from now. The preparations for the tournament are in full flow as all the teams are giving their best to get battle-ready for the mega event. Teams have started arriving in India and in the next few days, the warmup games will begin as well. The tournament will open with a blockbuster clash between England and New Zealand on 5th October. 

ICC World Cup 2023: Jos Buttler leaves out Virat Kohli as he picks his first 5 players for Dream ODI X1

World Cup 2023: England captain Jos Buttler talks about his ODI Retirement plans ahead of ICC World Cup 2023
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England skipper Jos Buttler has picked his first 5 players for Dream ODI X1 ahead of the ICC World Cup 2023. What caught the attention of many he didn’t pick ODI great Virat Kohli. The Indian batter is one of the finest to have played the game. 

Jos Buttler’s first pick was Indian captain Rohit Sharma. The batter is one of the best openers to have played in ODIs. His consistently and ability to hit big shots at the top have been the highlight of his career. He’s expected to play a huge role in the ICC World Cup 2023. 

South Africa keeper-batter Quinton de Kock also made cut into the Jos Buttler’s first 5 players for Dream ODI X1. The proteas batter has been one of the finest to have played the game. He has announced his retirement from the format and will playing ICC World Cup 2023 last. 

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Buttler also backed Glenn Maxwell to be in his team. The Australian all-rounder is one of the most valuable players for his team and has batted and bowled with same intensity. He will be one of the exciting players to play in the ICC World Cup 2023. 

South African pacer Anrich Nortje too feature in Jos Buttler’s top 5 players. The pacer unfortunately has been ruled out of the ICC World Cup 2023 with the injury and his absence will leave a massive void for South Africa. 

Buttler then picked his teammate Adil Rashid as his last player. The leg-spinner has been the backbone of the England’s bowling lineup since a while now and it’s fair to say that he will play a big role for his team in the ICC World Cup 2023. 

Jos Buttler picks his first 5 players for Dream ODI X1.

– Rohit Sharma

– De kock

– Glenn Maxwell

– Anrich Nortje

– Adil Rashid

ICC World Cup 2023: Full schedule of the ICC World Cup 

ICC World Cup 2023
ICC World Cup

Here’s a full schedule of the ICC World Cup 

Match NumberMatchesMatch DateMatch Time (IST)Venue
Match 1England vs New Zealand5-Oct2:00 PMAhmedabad
Match 2Pakistan vs Netherlands6-Oct2:00 PMHyderabad
Match 3Bangladesh vs Afghanistan7-Oct10:30 AMDharamsala
Match 4South Africa vs Sri Lanka7-Oct2:00 PMDelhi
Match 5India vs Australia8-Oct2:00 PMChennai
Match 6New Zealand vs Netherlands9-Oct2:00 PMHyderabad
Match 7England vs Bangladesh10-Oct10:30 AMDharamsala
Match 8Pakistan vs Sri Lanka10-Oct2:00 PMHyderabad
Match 9India vs Afghanistan11-Oct2:00 PMDelhi
Match 10Australia vs South Africa12-Oct2:00 PMLucknow
Match 11New Zealand vs Bangladesh13-Oct2:00 PMChennai
Match 12India vs Pakistan14-Oct2:00 PMAhmedabad
Match 13England vs Afghanistan15-Oct2:00 PMDelhi
Match 14Australia vs Sri Lanka16-Oct2:00 PMLucknow
Match 15South Africa vs Netherlands17-Oct2:00 PMDharamsala
Match 16New Zealand vs Afghanistan18-Oct2:00 PMChennai
Match 17India vs Bangladesh19-Oct2:00 PMPune
Match 18Australia vs Pakistan20-Oct2:00 PMBengaluru
Match 19Netherlands vs Sri Lanka21-Oct10:30 AMLucknow
Match 20England vs South Africa21-Oct2:00 PMMumbai
Match 21India vs New Zealand22-Oct2:00 PMDharamsala
Match 22Pakistan vs Afghanistan23-Oct2:00 PMChennai
Match 23South Africa vs Bangladesh24-Oct2:00 PMMumbai
Match 24Australia vs Netherlands25-Oct2:00 PMDelhi
Match 25England vs Sri Lanka26-Oct2:00 PMBengaluru
Match 26Pakistan vs South Africa27-Oct2:00 PMChennai
Match 27Australia vs New Zealand28-Oct10:30 AMDharamsala
Match 28Netherlands vs Bangladesh28-Oct2:00 PMKolkata
Match 29India vs England29-Oct2:00 PMLucknow
Match 30Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka30-Oct2:00 PMPune
Match 31Pakistan vs Bangladesh31-Oct2:00 PMKolkata
Match 32New Zealand vs South Africa1-Nov2:00 PMPune
Match 33India vs Sri Lanka2-Nov2:00 PMMumbai
Match 34Netherlands vs Afghanistan3-Nov2:00 PMLucknow
Match 35New Zealand vs Pakistan4-Nov10:30 AMBengaluru
Match 36England vs Australia4-Nov2:00 PMAhmedabad
Match 37India vs South Africa5-Nov2:00 PMKolkata
Match 38Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka6-Nov2:00 PMDelhi
Match 39Australia vs Afghanistan7-Nov2:00 PMMumbai
Match 40England vs Netherlands8-Nov2:00 PMPune
Match 41New Zealand vs Sri Lanka9-Nov2:00 PMBengaluru
Match 42South Africa vs Afghanistan10-Nov2:00 PMAhmedabad
Match 43Australia vs Bangladesh11-Nov10:30 AMPune
Match 44England vs Pakistan11-Nov2:00 PMKolkata
Match 45India vs Netherlands12-Nov2:00 PMBengaluru
1st Semi-FinalT.B.C. vs T.B.C.15-Nov2:00 PMMumbai
2nd Semi-FinalT.B.C. vs T.B.C.16-Nov2:00 PMKolkata
FinalT.B.C. vs T.B.C.19-Nov2:00 PMAhmedaba