2019 Cricket World Cup to follow 92 World Cup format
June 16, 2019. Mark the date. Two years after clashing within the Champions Trophy last, India and Pakistan will meet at Previous Trafford within the marquee contest of the 2019 World Cup.
The match returns to the format utilized in 1992: all 10 groups play one another within the league stage with 4 of them progressing to the knockouts.
England will meet South Africa to unveil essentially the most prestigious occasion in cricket at The Oval on Could 30. The match shall be performed at 11 venues throughout England and Wales with Lord’s internet hosting its fifth World Cup last on July 14.
Although the World Cup shall be performed in the course of the first half of the English summer season, the ICC has insured the knockout matches – each semi-finals and the ultimate – by having reserve days for the three video games. Previous Trafford will host the primary semi-final (No. 1 v No. four) on July 9 with the motion shifting to Edgbaston two days later for the opposite semi between the second and third-placed groups on the league desk.
The eleven venues that can host the match are Lord’s, the Oval, Edgbaston, Trent Bridge, Headingley, Previous Trafford, Taunton, Bristol, Chester-le-Avenue, Southampton and Cardiff.
Defending champions Australia will play qualifiers Afghanistan in Bristol on June 2 below lights. That match is one among seven day-night contests scheduled for the match, together with the June 29 conflict between 2015 finalists Australia and New Zealand at Lord’s. In all, the match includes 48 matches to be performed throughout 46 days.
The India-Pakistan contest, on the identical venue that hosted their Tremendous Six clashin the 1999 version of the match, is anticipated to as soon as once more appeal to file eyeballs, as was the case throughout each their conferences throughout final 12 months’s Champions Trophy.
By the point India play their first match of the match – in opposition to South Africa on June 5, in Southampton – among the different groups will have already got performed two matches. That is the results of a request from the BCCI, who needed India’s first match pushed again to adjust to the Lodha Committee’s advice that there wanted to be a 15-day window between the IPL and India’s participation in any worldwide sequence or match.
The return to the 1992 format, and the schedule, have been permitted by the ICC’ chief executives committee (CEC) in the course of the ICC’s quarterly conferences on Monday and Tuesday. The ICC Board, which meets on Thursday, is but to ratify the CEC’s choices.
Together with hosts England, seven different international locations – Australia, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa and Sri Lanka – secured a direct entry to the World Cup final September. In March, Afghanistan and West Indies booked the ultimate two slots after ending as the highest two groups within the World Cup Qualifier.