Two million dollars have been set aside for the runner-up, while the loser of the semi-finals may also receive a sum of $800,000.
The other six teams will exit the competition with $100,000 each at the end of the group stage, which essentially means everyone participating in the World Cup is guaranteed this amount. The winner of each league match is also assured of $40,000.
India qualified as hosts while New Zealand, England, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Australia, Afghanistan and South Africa advanced from the 2020–23 ODI Super League. Sri Lanka and Netherlands came through the qualifying tournaments held in June and July 2023.
This World Cup follows a simple round-robin format with all teams playing against each other for a total of 45 league matches. The top four will qualify for the semi-finals, which will be played in Mumbai on November 15 and Kolkata on November 16. There will be reserve days in the semi-finals and finals.
Defending champions England and 2019 runners-up New Zealand will kick off the competition in two weeks’ time. Hosts India will begin their campaign against five-time winners Australia on October 8 and then prepare for a crucial group stage clash with Pakistan on October 14. The matches will be held over 46 days and 10 cities and the final will be held in November. 19 in Ahmedabad.