ICC Cricket World Cup trophy will arrive in three Pakistani cities, checkout schedule

ICC Cricket World Cup trophy will arrive in three Pakistani cities, checkout schedule
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DUBAI – The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy will tour Pakistan from October 3 to 13, said a press release issued by the International Cricket Council (ICC).

It will be in Lahore from October 3 to October 5, in Islamabad from October 6 to October 8 and in Karachi from October 9 to October 13, the statement added.

The trophy will embark on its most extensive journey around the globe yet, amid growing excitement ahead of the showpiece event in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14, 2019.

With more stops than ever before, the trophy will start its journey from the International Cricket Council Headquarters in Dubai on August 27. Travelling across five continents, 21 countries and over 60 cities the “most connected Trophy Tour ever” will allow fans around the world to get up close to the coveted prize that will be lifted at Lord’s Cricket Ground on July 14, 2019.

During the nine-month journey, the Trophy Tour will travel not only to countries taking part in the tournament, but for the first time ever will go beyond traditional cricket heartlands and connect with fans in a further 11 countries where cricket is growing including Nepal, the USA and Germany.

From the United Arab Emirates, the Trophy will travel to Oman, the USA, the West Indies, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, India, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany before arriving in England and Wales on February 19, 2019 for a 100-day domestic Trophy Tour.

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