The Cricket World Cup in 2019

Hi guys !!!! Today I am going to tell you some information about the “Cricket World Cup in 2019” . The 2019 Cricket World Cup (officially ICC Cricket World Cup 2019) is the 12th edition of the Cricket World Cup, scheduled to be hosted by  England  and  Wales , from “30 May to 14 July 2019”. 


The Cricket World Cup in 2019


Dates 30 May–14 July
Administrator(s) International Cricket Council
Cricket format One Day International
Tournament format(s) Round-robin and Knockout
Host(s)  England
Wales
Participants 10
Matches played 48
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The Cricket World Cup in 2019
The Cricket World Cup in 2019

Hosting rights were honored in “April 2006” ,  England and Wales returning from the bid to host the “ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 ” , which was held in “Australia and New Zealand” .

The first match will be played at “The Oval”  while the final will be played at “Lord’s”. It is the “fifth time” that the Cricket World Cup will be held in England and Wales, following the  1975 , 1979 , 1983  and  1999  World Cups.

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The format for the tournament will be a single group of ten teams, with each team playing the other nine teams, and the top four teams progressing to a knockout stage of semi-finals and a final.

“Ten team tournaments” have received criticism due to the lack of association teams in the tournament.

The Cricket World Cup in 2019
The Cricket World Cup in 2019

Given the rise of nations playing “Test cricket from 10 to 12” , with the entry of “Ireland and Afghanistan in June 2017” . It will be the first World Cup in which all Test playing nations will not be available , and after that the elimination of “Scotland and the United Arab Emirates”. It will be the first World Cup to facilitate associate members. 

Qualification

The Cricket World Cup in 2019
The Cricket World Cup in 2019

The 2019 World Cup will feature 10 teams, a decrease in the previous World Cups in “2011 and 2015” ,  which include 14 teams .

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By “30 September 2017”, hosts, England and the top seven other teams in the “ICC One Day  International  Ranking”   earned automatic  qualification, the remaining two spots were fixed by the 2018  Cricket World Cup qualifiers.

The Cricket World Cup in 2019
Cricket World Cup

At the time of the announcement of the qualification structure, ICC Associate and Affiliate members, who are guaranteed four spots in the previous two World Cup tournaments, could be represented by at most two teams, and possibly none at all if they were beaten by the lowest ranked Full Members in the Qualifier.

It also meant that at the time of the announcement, at least two qualifying tournaments from “10 Test playing countries” would have to be played, and possibly missing the World Cup finals.

Cricket World Cup
Cricket World Cup

Following the recent success, Ireland and Afghanistan were promoted to the “ICC ODI Championship” and later full members of the ICC have been promoted, who are becoming the latest “Test Cricketers nation”. However, they still need to qualify for the World Cup through the current process.

Cricket world cup
Cricket world cup

Afghanistan won the qualifying tournament defeating the “West Indies” in the final. Both teams qualified for the World Cup , while “Zimbabwe” despite hosting the qualifying tournament failed to reach the final and will miss the World Cup for the first time since 1983 . 

The recently appointed full member Ireland will also miss the World Cup for the first time since ‘2007’ and for the first time ever no Associate nation will be participating in the World Cup . 

Qualification table :-

Means of qualification Date Venue Berths Qualified
Host nation 30 September 2006 1  England
ICC ODI Championship 30 September 2017 7  Australia
 Bangladesh
 India
 New Zealand
 Pakistan
 South Africa
 Sri Lanka
2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier 23 March 2018  Zimbabwe 2  Afghanistan
 West Indies
Total 10

Venues

Cricket world cup
Cricket world cup

After the meeting of the International Cricket Council (ICC) in Kolkata, the stability list of the tournament was released on “April 26, 2018”.

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The “London stadium” was named as a “possible venues in the planning stages” , and in January 2017, the ICC completed the inspection of the ground, confirming that the pitch dimensions would be consistent with the requirements of hosting the ODI matches.

However, when the fixtures were announced, the London stadium was not included as a venue.

Table :-

City Birmingham Bristol Cardiff Chester-le-Street Leeds
Ground Edgbaston Bristol County Ground Sophia Gardens Riverside Ground Headingley
County Team Warwickshire Gloucestershire Glamorgan Durham Yorkshire
Capacity 25,000 17,500 15,643 20,000 20,000 (after redevelopment)
Matches 5 (including semi-final) 3 4 3 4
London London Manchester Nottingham Southampton Taunton
Lord’s The Oval Old Trafford Trent Bridge Rose Bowl County Ground
Middlesex Surrey Lancashire Nottinghamshire Hampshire Somerset
28,000 25,500 26,000 17,500 25,000 12,500
5 (including Final) 5 6 (including semi-final) 5 5 3

Group stages :-

The group stage format is a round-robin, where all ten teams play each other at once. This means that the total 45 matches will be played, each nine matches will play with each team. The top four teams from the group progress in the knockout phase. A similar format was first used in the 1992 Cricket World Cup.

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Point table :-

Pos

Team

Pld W L T NR Pts NRR Qualification
1  England 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000 Advance to semi-finals
2  South Africa 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
3  India 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
4  Australia 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
5  New Zealand 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000 Eliminated
6  Pakistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
7  Bangladesh 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
8  Sri Lanka 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
9  Afghanistan 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000
10  West Indies 0 0 0 0 0 0 +0.000

Fixtures

The ICC released the fixture details on 26 April 2018 . 

Table :-

30 May 2019
10:30
England 
v
 South Africa
The Oval, London
31 May 2019
10:30
Pakistan 
v
 West Indies
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
1 June 2019
10:30
New Zealand 
v
 Sri Lanka
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
1 June 2019
13:30 (D/N)
Australia 
v
 Afghanistan
County Ground, Bristol
2 June 2019
10:30
Bangladesh 
v
 South Africa
The Oval, London
3 June 2019
10:30
England 
v
 Pakistan
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
4 June 2019
10:30
Afghanistan 
v
 Sri Lanka
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
5 June 2019
10:30
India 
v
 South Africa
Rose Bowl, Southampton
5 June 2019
13:30 (D/N)
Bangladesh 
v
 New Zealand
The Oval, London
6 June 2019
10:30
Australia 
v
 West Indies
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
7 June 2019
10:30
Pakistan 
v
 Sri Lanka
County Ground, Bristol
8 June 2019
10:30
England 
v
 Bangladesh
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
8 June 2019
13:30 (D/N)
Afghanistan 
v
 NewZealand
County Ground, Taunton
9 June 2019
10:30
Australia 
v
 India
The Oval, London
10 June 2019
10:30
South Africa 
v
 West Indies
Rose Bowl, Southampton
11 June 2019
10:30
Bangladesh 
v
 Sri Lanka
County Ground, Bristol
12 June 2019
10:30
Australia 
v
 Pakistan
County Ground, Taunton
13 June 2019
10:30
India 
v
 New Zealand
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
14 June 2019
10:30
England 
v
 West Indies
Rose Bowl, Southampton
15 June 2019
10:30
Australia 
v
 Sri Lanka
The Oval, London
15 June 2019
13:30 (D/N)
Afghanistan 
v
 South Africa
Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
16 June 2019
10:30
India 
v
 Pakistan
Old Trafford, Manchester
17 June 2019
10:30
Bangladesh 
v
 West Indies
County Ground, Taunton
18 June 2019
10:30
England 
v
 Afghanistan
Old Trafford, Manchester
19 June 2019
10:30
New Zealand 
v
 South Africa
Edgbaston, Birmingham
20 June 2019
10:30
Australia 
v
 Bangladesh
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
21 June 2019
10:30
England 
v
 Sri Lanka
Headingley, Leeds
22 June 2019
10:30
Afghanistan 
v
 India
Rose Bowl, Southampton
22 June 2019
13:30 (D/N)
New Zealand 
v
 West Indies
Old Trafford, Manchester
23 June 2019
10:30
Pakistan 
v
 South Africa
Lord’s, London
24 June 2019
10:30
Afghanistan 
v
 Bangladesh
BanBwl, Southampton
25 June 2019
10:30
England 
v
 Australia
Lord’s, London
26 June 2019
10:30
New Zealand 
v
 Pakistan
Edgbaston, Birmingham
27 June 2019
10:30
India 
v
 West Indies
Old Trafford, Manchester
28 June 2019
10:30
South Africa 
v
 Sri Lanka
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
29 June 2019
10:30
Afghanistan 
v
 Pakistan
Headingley, Leeds
29 June 2019
13:30 (D/N)
Australia 
v
 New Zealand
Lord’s, London
30 June 2019
10:30
England 
v
 India
Edgbaston, Birmingham
1 July 2019
10:30
Sri Lanka 
v
 West Indies
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
2 July 2019
10:30
Bangladesh 
v
 India
Edgbaston, Birmingham
3 July 2019
10:30
England 
v
 New Zealand
Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
4 July 2019
10:30
Afghanistan 
v
 West Indies
Headingley, Leeds
5 July 2019
10:30
Bangladesh 
v
 Pakistan
Lord’s, London
6 July 2019
10:30d
India 
v
 Sri Lanka
Headingley, Leeds
6 July 2019
13:30 (D/N)
Australia 
v
 South Africa
Old Trafford, Manchester

Knockout stage

The knockout stage will see two semi-finals, with the winners of leaving all the progress of the Lord. It was reported on “April 25, 2018”. That the “Old Trafford and Edgbaston”  will host two semi-finals with the day of two remakes, in which there is a reserve day.

Semi-finals

9 July 2019
10:30
Qualifier 1
v
Qualifier 4
Old Trafford, Manchester
11 July 2019
10:30
Qualifier 2
v
Qualifier 3
Edgbaston, Birmingham

Final

14 July 2019
10:30
Winners Semi-final 1
v
Winners Semi-final 2
Lord’s , London

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