(Reuters) - Here is what you need to know about the schedule, venues, past winners and prize money for the 2023 Cricket World Cup in India, which begins on Thursday and ends with the Nov. 19 final.
* The 13th edition of the 50-overs showpiece event will run from Oct. 5-Nov. 19.
* It begins with holders England taking on New Zealand.
* The tournament will feature 10 teams: Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India (hosts), Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka.
* All 10 teams will face each other once in a single round robin format. A win is worth two points and a tie or no result is worth one point each.
* The top four teams will progress to the semi-finals.
* Games are being staged at 10 stadiums - Narendra Modi Stadium, Chinnaswamy Stadium, M.A. Chidambaram Stadium, Arun Jaitley Stadium, Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association Stadium, Eden Gardens, Ekana Cricket Stadium, Wankhede Stadium, MCA International Stadium and Rajiv Gandhi International Stadium.
* Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium - the biggest cricket venue in the world by capacity - will host the tournament final.
1975 West Indies beat Australia by 17 runs
1979 West Indies beat England by 92 runs
1983 India beat West Indies by 43 runs
1987 Australia beat England by seven runs
1992 Pakistan beat England by 22 runs
1996 Sri Lanka beat Australia by seven wickets
1999 Australia beat Pakistan by eight wickets
2003 Australia beat India by 125 runs
2007 Australia beat Sri Lanka by 53 runs (D/L)
2011 India beat Sri Lanka by six wickets
2015 Australia beat New Zealand by seven wickets
2019 England beat New Zealand on boundary countback after tie in super over
* Winner: $4 million
* Runner-up: $2 million
* Losing Semi-finalists: $800,000
* Teams eliminated after group stage: $100,000
(Compiled by Aadi Nair in Bengaluru; Editing by Peter Rutherford)