ICC opens public ballot for Cricket World Cup 2019

ICC opens public ballot for Cricket World Cup 2019

*DUBAI*: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has opened the public ballot from August 1, ahead of the Cricket World Cup next year.

The Ballot will be open till August 29 and fans will be able to apply to each of the 48 fixtures, with tickets in each price band at every game available.

In order to apply for the tickets, enthusiasts will have to register via the official cricket world cup ticketing website.

Tickets for children are available from 6 pounds, with a family of four able to go to selected group games for 44 pounds.

The World Cup, which will be hosted in England and Wales, will feature ten teams in a round robin group stage, followed by the semi-finals and final.

England will open the tournament at the Oval on May 30, when they take on South Africa while reigning champions Australia will start their title defence on June 1 against Afghanistan in a day/night match in Bristol.

The finals is slated to take place on July 14 at Lord`s Cricket Ground.