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ODI World Cup 2023 is set to begin in just 2 days. The biggest cricket tournament will draw a lot of attention from the fans, experts, former cricketers, and critics of the game. The players look to be set to take part in the event. There are many opinions from different cricketers about the event. Although the scheduling of the tournament was not appreciated by the masses, the tournament is still having enough hype.
Compared to the previous tournaments, the 2023 ODI World Cup might offer different features. This will be in the round-robin format, like the 2019 edition, which means that a team will have to face every other team in the group stage. So, the chances are that four of the best teams are likely to progress to the semifinal stage of the tournament. Many experts have given their predictions for the semifinalists of the tournament.
Fans, former cricketers, critics, and everyone else are picking their teams that can reach the semifinals, and finals, and win the tournament. But there is room for entertainment as well. The action is set to take centre stage. In the process, a lot of previous records are set to be broken by the cricketers. A lot of individual records might be broken.
Ricky Ponting is currently the Australian batter with most sixes in the ODI World Cup. The former Australian captain had 31 sixes in the tournament. Former Australian batters like Aaron Finch and Matthew Hayden are second and third in the list respectively. Glenn Maxwell has the fourth most sixes for Australia in the ODI World Cup. Maxwell needs 11 sixes in the tournament to surpass the former Australian captain. With 9 games to be played in the tournament, Maxwell has a good chance to break the record of Ponting.