Venue and schedule: Cricket World Cup 2K19

cricket world cup 2k19

Cricket World Cup 2K19 is the 12 edition of cricket World Cup, which is scheduled to be hosted by England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. This event is the third biggest sports event after the FIFA World  Cup and Summer Olympics.

The first match of this 2K19 Cricket Tournament will be played at Kennington Oval and the last match will be played at the historic ground of Lord’s. This is the fifth time that England is going to host Cricket World  Cup more than every country. England has hosted the World Cup in 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999.

The format of this tournament contains a single group of only 10 teams, each team will play with other nine teams and then the top four teams of the tournament will be progressed to knockout to semi-finals and final stage. It will be first ever World Cup to be contested without all Test playing nations being present, and this is the first World Cup with no associate members.

Qualification:

The 2K19 WORLD CUP will feature 10 teams, a decrease from last two editions of world CUP which featured 14 teams. The host  England and the top seven other teams in the ICC one Day International ranking as of September 2017 are qualified. While Afghanistan and West Indies were qualified in ICC world cup qualifier.

Venues & Schedule:

All the matches of this tournament will be played on 10 cities of England and Wales. Name of the cities is Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Chester-le-Street, Leeds, London, Manchester,    Nottingham, Southampton, and Taunton. Birmingham and Manchester will host semi-finals while Lord’s Cricket Ground in London will host Final.

Birmingham:

Edgbaston cricket ground in Birmingham was opened in 1882 it has the capacity of 21,000 crowds in it.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

19 June    09:30 GMT    NZ vs RSA, Match 25

26 June    09:30 GMT    NZ vs Pak, Match 33

30 June    09:30 GMT    Eng vs Ind, Match 38

02 July     09:30 GMT    Ban vs Ind, Match 40

11 July     09:30 GMT    TBC vs TBC, 2nd Semi-Final

London:

The Lord’s and Oval are two cricket grounds in London.

Oval:

Oval cricket ground was opened in 1845 it has the capacity of 23,500 people in it.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

30 May    09:30 GMT    Eng vs RSA, Match 1

02 June   09:30 GMT    RSA vs Ban, Match 5

05 June   12:30 GMT    Ban vs NZ,  Match 9

09 June   09:30 GMT    Ind vs Aus, Match 14

15 June   09:30 GMT   SL  vs Aus, Match 20

Lord’s:

The Lord’s cricket ground in England was opened in 1814 it has the capacity of 30,000 people in it. The final match of this tournament will be played here.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

23 June    09:30 GMT    Pak vs RSA, Match 30

25 June    09:30 GMT    Eng vs Aus, Match 32

29 June    12:30 GMT    NZ  vs Aus, Match 37

05 July     09:30 GMT    Pak vs Ban, Match 43

15 July     09:30 GMT    TBC vs TBC, Final

Nottingham:

The Trent Bridge cricket ground in Nottingham was opened in 1841 it has the capacity of 17,000 people in it.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

31 May    09:30 GMT    WI  vs Pak, Match 2

03 June    09:30 GMT    Eng vs Pak, Match 6

06 June    09:30 GMT    Aus vs WI,  Match 10

13 June    09:30 GMT    Ind vs NZ,  Match 18

20 June    09:30 GMT    Aus vs Ban, Match 26

Bristol:

The County Ground in Bristol was opened in 1889 and has the capacity of 15,000 people in it. This ground will host 3 matches.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

01 June    12:30 GMT    Afg vs Aus, Match 4

07 June    09:30 GMT    Pak vs SL,  Match 11

11 June    09:30 GMT    Ban vs SL,  Match 16

Southampton:

The Rose Bowl Cricket Ground in Southampton was opened in 2001 it has the capacity of 6,500 people with 20,000 temporary seating. There was recorded by highest total 359/3 (50 Overs) by NZ vs Eng.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

05 June    09:30 GMT    RSA vs Ind, Match 8

10 June    09:30 GMT    RSA vs WI,  Match 15

14 June    09:30 GMT    Eng vs WI,  Match 19

22 June    09:30 GMT    Ind vs Afg, Match 28

24 June    09:30 GMT    Ban vs Afg, Match 31

Taunton:

The Cooper Associates County Ground in Taunton was opened in 1882 it has the capacity of 6,500 people with 20,000 temporary seating. The highest total was recorded by 373/6 (50 Overs) by Ind vs SL.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

08 June    12:30 GMT    Afg vs NZ,  Match 13

12 June    09:30 GMT    Aus vs Pak, Match 17

17 June    09:30 GMT    WI  vs Ban,  Match 23

Manchester:

The Old Trafford Cricket Ground in Manchester was opened in 1857 it has the seating capacity of 19,000 people.  The first semi-final of the knockout will be played here.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

16 June    09:30 GMT    Ind vs Pak, Match 22

18 June    09:30 GMT    Eng vs Afg, Match 24

22 June    12:30 GMT    WI vs NZ, Match 29

06 July     09:30 GMT    WI vs Ind, Match 34

09 July     12:30 GMT    Aus vs RSA, Match 45

10 July     09:30 GMT    TBC vs TBC, 1st Semi-Final (1 v 4)

Leeds:

The Headingley Ground in Leads was opened in 1890 and it has the seating capacity of 17,000 people.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

21 June    09:30 GMT    Eng vs SL, Match 27

29 June    09:30 GMT    Pak vs Afg, Match 36

4 July       09:30 GMT    Afg vs WI, Match 42

06 July    09:30 GMT    SL vs Ind, Match 44

Chester-le-Street:

The Riverside Ground was opened in 1995 and it has the seating capacity of 17,000 people. Three matches of the tournament will be played here.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

28 June    09:30 GMT    SL vs RSA, Match 35

01 July     09:30 GMT    SL vs WI, Match 39

03 July     09:30 GMT    Eng vs NZ, Match 41

Cardiff:

The Sophia Gardens has the seating capacity of 15,000 people. Highest total recorded here was 342/8 (50 Overs) by Eng vs Aus.

ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019 matches scheduled at this venue

01 June    09:30 GMT    NZ vs SL, Match 3

04 June    09:30 GMT    Afg vs SL, Match 7

08 June    09:30 GMT    Eng vs Ban, Match 12

15 June    12:30 GMT    RSA vs Afg, Match 21

 

Group Stage:

The group stage format is Round-Robins. Where each team plays with all other teams in a single group. This means that total 45 matches will be played in this tournament. The teams containing top 4 positions will be progressed to a knockout stage. Previously, this format was used in 1992.

Semi-Finals:

In the knockout stage, there are two semi-finals held in Manchester and Birmingham. Two winners from them will face each other in Cricket World Cup Final.

Final:

The final will be played in London. The aggressive and nail-biting match of the Cricket Worldcup is going to held on July 14, 2019.

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