The International Cricket Council (ICC) announced the full schedule of the Cricket World Cup- 2019 on Thursday.
A total of 48 matches will be played from May 30-July 14 with England as the host. 10 teams will clash against each other for the biggest title in World Cricket. Each team will play 9 matches each. India will play their first game against South Africa on June 5 at Hampshire Bowl, Southampton. The final will played in the so-called Mecca of Cricket, Lord’s in London.
Here is the full schedule of Team India matches:
Date/Day Opponent Place
June 5/ Wed South Africa Hampshire Bowl, Southampton
June 9/ Sun Australia the Oval, London
June 13/ Thu New Zealand Trent Bridge, Nottingham
June 16/ Sun Pakistan Old Trafford, Manchester
June 22/ Sat Afghanistan Hampshire Bowl, Southampton
June 27/ Thu West Indies Old Trafford, Manchester
June 30/ Sun England Edgbaston, Birmingham
July 2/ Tue Bangladesh Edgbaston, Birmingham
July 6/ Sat Sri Lanka Headingly, Leeds
July 9/ Tue Semi-Final (1 vs. 4) Old Trafford, Manchester
July 11/ Thu Semi Final-II (2 vs. 3) Edgbaston, Birmingham
July 14/ Sun Final Lord’s, London
Note: Reserve day will used in case of rain for the ‘semi-finals’ and the ‘Final’ game.
Australia won the last World Cup (2015). India has won the title twice (1983, 2011).
England who will be the hosts has never won a 50-over World Cup.
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