Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule announced

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Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule announced

ISLAMABAD:The International Cricket Council has confirmed the schedule of the Cricket World Cup 2019, which will be staged in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July.

England will open the tournament at The Oval on 30 May when they will take on South Africa.

ICC Champions Trophy winners and former champions Pakistan will start their campaign against the ICC World Twenty20 winners and two-time former champions the Windies at Trent Bridge in Nottingham on 31 May.

Pakistan and India clash will take place at Old Trafford on 16th of June.

Old Trafford in Manchester and Edgbaston in Birmingham will stage the two semi-finals on 9 and 11 July, while Lord’s will play host to a World Cup final for the fifth time, on 14 July.

All these three matches will have reserve days.

ICC media release also has the details of ticket pricing, and information about how and when tickets can be purchased.

The Cricket World Cup is the third most watched global event and has huge interest and appeal amongst cricket fans.

  APP/AFP