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The 2023 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is just days away from starting in India.
England head into the 39-day spectacle looking to retain their crown after their 2019 World Cup win.
However, they find themselves in a very open tournament, with a number of teams in contention for World Cup glory.
Here is a full guide to the 14th edition of the 50-over global showpiece.
Cricket World Cup schedule
Starting with England’s match against New Zealand, a repeat of the dramatic 2019 final at Lord’s, the tournament starts on Thursday morning (09:30 BST).
From there, there will be a group-stage match every day until Sunday, 12 November.
The semi-finals take place on Wednesday, 15…