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The International Cricket Council has announced the schedule of the ODI World Cup 2023 to be played in India. This mega…
The International Cricket Council has announced the schedule of the ODI World Cup 2023 to be played in India. The first match of this mega event is to be held between England vs New Zealand on 5 October. A total of 10 teams will participate in the ODI World Cup and each team will play 9 matches. However, all 10 teams will have to play their matches under the round-robin format. Let us know what is the round-robin format after all.
What is round-robin format
Let us tell you that the upcoming ICC ODI World Cup 2023 is to be played under the round-robin format. Where all the teams will play 9 matches. On the other hand, in this format, teams do not play group matches, while all 10 teams will face each other and the top-4 teams will directly qualify for the semi-finals. After that, the number-1 team in the points table from the top-4 teams will have to face the number-4 team, while the number-2 team will face the number-3 team. Whichever team will win during this time. She will enter the finals. However, with this format, all the teams will have to play against each other and there will be a tough battle to make it to the top-4.
Round-robin format has been played twice before
Significantly, before the ICC World Cup 2023, the round-robin format has already been played twice. Earlier it was played in the year 1992. Although cricket was played under this format for the first time in history. At the same time, Team India could not secure its place in the top-4. At the same time, the second time was played in the year 2019 under the round-robin format in the ODI World. At the same time, it will be played in this format for the third time.
Team India’s figures in this format are like this
The statistics of the round-robin format are not very good for Team India. Because Team India made it to the top-4 only once in the last two times. Let us tell you that this format was played for the first time in the year 1992 and during that time Team India could not make it to Top 4. Whereas in the year 2019, for the second time under this format, Team India got a place in the top-4, but the team had to face defeat at the hands of New Zealand in the semi-finals.