ICC Announced the Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule & Fixture

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Yesterday ICC has announced the Cricket World Cup 2019’s schedule and fixture. In the opening match, South Africa and England will compete at the Oval. Besides, the Old Trafford and Edgbaston to stage 9 and 11 July two semi-finals respectively where the  Lord is going to host the final on 14 July. The Chief Executive of the ICC, David Richardson has said that the next summer fans around the world will be treated to competitive and compelling cricket where the best teams in the world will go confronting each other in this round-robin format that’s the right to be crowned ICC World Champions. Moreover, another important moment of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 that’s the announcement of the schedule. This is because the moment of the tournament comes to live for cricket lovers and teams.

Cricket World Cup 2019’s Schedule & Fixture

As you know the announcement of the World Cup Cricket 2019 has come from ICC, which is going to be staged in the UK (England) and Wales from May 30 to July 14. The Opening match will be held in Oval stadium where England will face off South Africa. In the next match, Australia will compete with ICC CWC qualifier Afghanistan in Bristol in a day-night match. Besides, the defending champion of the ICC Champions Trophy Pakistan will start their game against the current ICC World Twenty20 winners the West Indies. The match will place on 31 May at the Trent Bridge in Nottingham.

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On the other hand, the champion of 1983 and 2011 Cricket World Cup, India will play their first match against South Africa in Southampton’s Hampshire Bowl. But, they will face off with rival Pakistan on June 16 at the Old Trafford in Manchester. Besides, Old Trafford in Manchester and Edgbaston in Birmingham will hold the two semi-finals on 9 and 11 July. But, you all will see the fifth final match of Cricket World Cup in Lord on July 14. As the laws of ICC, these three marches have reserve days.

In the fixture, eleven world-class venues get used for the tournament of the 46-day. Here, every side will play the other once in a format of the single-league. And the top four sides after 45 matches will be live to the semi-finals. As you know, the two teams of the semi-finals winners will qualify for the final match.

The host of the Maximum Matches

It’s the Old Trafford in Manchester, which is the host of the maximum matches. In this World Cup Cricket 2019, it will host six matches. Besides, Lord’s in London, Edgbaston in Birmingham, Hampshire Bowl in Southampton, The Oval in London, and Trent Bridge in Nottingham will host five matches. They are the second highest host of the matches. Moreover, Cardiff Wales Stadium in Cardiff and Headingley in Leeds will host four matches each. And County Ground Bristol in Bristol, County Ground Taunton in Taunton and The Riverside in Chester-le-Street have got three matches each. These all are ready to show the highest performances of the best cricket teams of the world.

Notes from the CEO and MD

The Chief Executive Officer of ICC, David Richardson says it’s always an exciting moment ahead of any major event to announce the schedule and for the ICC Cricket World Cup. Next summer fans around the world will be treated to compelling and competitive cricket as the best teams in the world go head to head in this round-robin format for the right to be crowned World Champions. This schedule also gives fans across England and Wales the opportunity to watch world-class cricket on their doorstep with all teams moving around the country. We know from previous ICC events that every country will be proudly supported at each of the venues creating an exceptional atmosphere and a real celebration of the game.

On the other hand, the Managing Director of ICC, Steve Elworthy says today’s announcement of the schedule is another important moment in the build-up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.The moment that the tournament comes to life for teams and cricket lovers across the world. This is the flagship event in one-day cricket. He also ads there are some fantastic head-to-head fixtures. These include England v Australia at Lord’s and India v Pakistan at Old Trafford as well as England v India at Edgbaston spring to mind. As organizers we can promise the teams and fans we will work hard to provide the perfect stage for this tournament. This is because of the UK’s diverse population, every competing team will also be guaranteed a ‘home crowd’ every time they play at some of the most iconic cricket grounds in the world.

Remarks of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Tickets

You either know or not but the Cricket World Cup is the third most-watched global event. Because the game has huge interest and appeal amongst cricket fans, ICC is ambitious to grow the game. It delivers the greatest ever cricket celebration along with that in mind the organization have very carefully developed the prices of the ticket. Moreover, the prices have been tested with thousands of fans over the last six months. ICC have used external experts and consulted widely to ensure that they are good value versus other global sporting events. The prices balance accessibility as well as delivering the investment required to deliver a world-class event. All revenue invests back in the game to develop cricket.

Tickets Prices Open is as Follows

80,000+ tickets at £20 (over half of the group stage matches)
• 200,000+ tickets at £50 or less
• Child tickets at every match, starting from £6
• The family of four for £52

Schedule of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – by Venue

Lord’s, London
23 June – Pakistan v South Africa (day)
25 June – England v Australia (day)
29 June – New Zealand v Australia (day/night)
5 July – Pakistan v Bangladesh (day/night)
14 July – Final (day)
15 July – Reserve day

The Oval, London

30 May – England v South Africa (day)
2 June –South Africa v Bangladesh (day)
5 June – Bangladesh v New Zealand (day/night)
9 June – India v Australia (day)
15 June – Sri Lanka v Australia (day)

Edgbaston, Birmingham

19 June – New Zealand v South Africa (day)
26 June – New Zealand v Pakistan (day)
30 June – England v India (day)
2 July – Bangladesh v India (day)
11 July – Second semi-final (2 v 3) (day)
12 July – Reserve day

Old Trafford, Manchester

16 June – India v Pakistan (day)
18 June – England v Afghanistan (day)
22 June – West Indies v New Zealand (day/night)
27 June – West Indies v India (d)
6 July – Australia v South Africa (day/night)
9 July – First semifinal (1 v 4) (day)
10 July – Reserve day

Trent Bridge, Nottingham

31 May – West Indies v Pakistan (day)
3 June – England v Pakistan (day)
6 June – Australia v West Indies (day)
13 June – India v New Zealand (day)
20 June – Australia v Bangladesh (day)

Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

5 June – South Africa v India (day)
10 June – South Africa v West Indies (day)
14 June – England v West Indies (day)
22 June – India v Afghanistan (day)
24 June – Bangladesh v Afghanistan (day)

Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff

1 June – New Zealand v Sri Lanka (day)
4 June – Afghanistan v Sri Lanka (day)
8 June – England v Bangladesh (day)
15 June – South Africa v Afghanistan (day /night)

County Ground Bristol, Bristol

1 June – Afghanistan v Australia (day /night)
7 June – Pakistan v Sri Lanka (day)
11 June – Bangladesh v Sri Lanka (day)

County Ground Taunton, Taunton

8 June – Afghanistan v New Zealand (day/night
12 June – Australia v Pakistan (day)
17 June – West Indies v Bangladesh (day)

Headingley, Leeds

21 June – England v Sri Lanka (day)
29 June – Pakistan v Afghanistan (day)
4 July – Afghanistan v West Indies (day)
6 July – Sri Lanka v India (day)

The Riverside, Chester-le-Street

28 June – Sri Lanka v South Africa (day)
1 July – Sri Lanka v West Indies (day)
3 July – England v New Zealand (day)

Educated in English graduation from the National University of Bangladesh. A Professional content writer-cum-virtual assistant at CodeCares.

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