Just when the cricket enthusiasts thought entertainment is over with the end of IPL, the World Cup season kicked-in to lift our spirits. Big Disappointments and even Bigger Wins- that’s what the Cricket World Cup is all about. Set to be hosted in England and Wales this year, this exuberant tale of hits and misses will take place from 30th May to 14th July 2019. So, fasten your seatbelts because this ICC 12th edition is here to offer a spectrum of emotions- entertainment, disappointments, and well, memes too!
Here is everything you need to know about this upcoming tournament. Also, don’t forget to check out what CashKaro has in store for you this World Cup season.
Sneak-Peak Into The Games: Teams & Team Leaders
The ICC World Cup 2019 will feature 10 teams who will play against each other in a round-robin format. Here is a list of the competing teams and their respective captains.
|New Zealand||Kane Williamson|
|South Africa||Faf du Plessis|
|Sri Lanka||Dimuth Karunaratne|
|West Indies||Jason Holder|
World Cup 2019: Match Details
As stated above, The ICC World Cup 2019 will comprise 10 teams battling against each other to bag the golden trophy. The top four survivors at the end of the group phase will progress towards the semi-finals. While the ten Non-ODI warm-up matches will be played from 24th to 28th May 2019, each team will play a total of 9 matches in the tournament starting from 30th May.
Read below to know about the fixtures, dates, time and venues.
|30th May 2019||England v South Africa||10:30 BST*||The Oval|
|31st May 2019||West Indies v Pakistan||10:30 BST||Trent Bridge|
|1st June 2019||New Zealand v Sri Lanka||10:30 BST||Cardiff|
|1st June 2019||Afghanistan v Australia||13:30 BST||Bristol|
|2nd June 2019||South Africa v Bangladesh||10:30 BST||The Oval|
|3rd June 2019||England v Pakistan||10:30 BST||Trent Bridge|
|4th June 2019||Afghanistan v Sri Lanka||10:30 BST||Cardiff|
|5th June 2019||South Africa v India||10:30 BST||Southampton|
|5th June 2019||Bangladesh v New Zealand||13:30 BST||The Oval|
|6th June 2019||Australia v West Indies||10:30 BST||Trent Bridge|
|7th June 2019||Pakistan v Sri Lanka||10:30 BST||Bristol|
|8th June 2019||England v Bangladesh||10:30 BST||Cardiff|
|8th June 2019||Afghanistan v New Zealand||13:30 BST||Taunton|
|9th June 2019||India v Australia||10:30 BST||The Oval|
|10th June 2019||South Africa v West Indies||10:30 BST||Southampton|
|11th June 2019||Bangladesh v Sri Lanka||10:30 BST||Bristol|
|12th June 2019||Australia v Pakistan||10:30 BST||Taunton|
|13th June 2019||India v New Zealand||10:30 BST||Trent Bridge|
|14th June 2019||England v West Indies||10:30 BST||Southampton|
|15th June 2019||Sri Lanka v Australia||10:30 BST||The Oval|
|15th June 2019||South Africa v Afghanistan||13:30 BST||Cardiff|
|16th June 2019||India v Pakistan||10:30 BST||Old Trafford|
|17th June 2019||West Indies v Bangladesh||10:30 BST||Taunton|
|18th June 2019||England v Afghanistan||10:30 BST||Old Trafford|
|19th June 2019||New Zealand v South Africa||10:30 BST||Edgbaston|
|20th June 2019||Australia v Bangladesh||10:30 BST||Trent Bridge|
|21st June 2019||England v Sri Lanka||10:30 BST||Headingley|
|22nd June 2019||India v Afghanistan||10:30 BST||Southampton|
|22nd June 2019||West Indies v New Zealand||13:30 BST||Old Trafford|
|23rd June 2019||Pakistan v South Africa||10:30 BST||Lord’s|
|24th June 2019||Bangladesh v Afghanistan||10:30 BST||Southampton|
|25th June 2019||England v Australia||10:30 BST||Lord’s|
|26th June 2019||New Zealand v Pakistan||10:30 BST||Edgbaston|
|27th June 2019||West Indies v India||10:30 BST||Old Trafford|
|28th June 2019||Sri Lanka v South Africa||10:30 BST||Chester-le-Street|
|29th June 2019||Pakistan v Afghanistan||10:30 BST||Headingley|
|29th June 2019||New Zealand v Australia||13:30 BST||Lord’s|
|30th June 2019||England v India||10:30 BST||Edgbaston|
|1st July 2019||Sri Lanka v West Indies||10:30 BST||Chester-le-Street|
|2nd July 2019||Bangladesh v India||10:30 BST||Edgbaston|
|3rd July 2019||England v New Zealand||10:30 BST||Chester-le-Street|
|4th July 2019||Afghanistan v West Indies||10:30 BST||Headingley|
|5th July 2019||Pakistan v Bangladesh||10:30 BST||Lord’s|
|6th July 2019||Sri Lanka v India||10:30 BST||Headingley|
|6th July 2019||Australia v South Africa||13:30 BST||Old Trafford|
|9th July 2019||First Semi-Final: 1st v 4th||10:30 BST||Old Trafford|
|11th July 2019||Second semi-final: 2nd v 3rd||10:30 BST||Edgbaston|
|14th July 2019||Final||10:30 BST||Lord’s|
*British Summer Time
The total jackpot is worth $10m in the ICC World Cup 2019. This prize money will be distributed according to the performance of the teams.
|Stage||Prize Money (US$)|
|Losing Semi-Finalists||$8,00,000 each|
|Winner of Each League Stage Match||$4,00,000 each|
|Teams that do not pass the League Stage||$1,00,000|
So, are you ready to Star Sports & Chill on your comfy couches? And while you do so, don’t forget to take part in the ‘CashKaro Predict & Win Contest’. Here are the details.
CashKaro Predict & Win Contest
In order to participate and register the entry, one needs to guess the following-
• Number of 4’s
• Number of 6’s
• Scores of both the teams
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Fingers crossed! May The Best Team Win!