ICC World Cup 2019: All you need to know
The race to lift the title of World Cup 2019 is hovering over all teams and all the 10 qualified teams are set to play the world cricket tournament, slated to start from May 30, 2019 in England and Wales. World Cup preparations have already begun with cricket bodies announcing their squad. The 10 teams participating the World Cup 2019 are India, England, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Australia, West Indies, Afghanistan, New Zealand and South Africa.
All the Squads
Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, KL Rahul, Virat Kohli (C), MS Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Vijay Shankar, Hardik Pandya, Kuldeep Yadav, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, Ravindra Jadeja, Dinesh Karthik.
Aaron Finch (C), Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa.
Mashrafe Mortaza (C), Tamim Iqbal, Mahmudullah, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shakib Al Hasan (VC), Soumya Sarkar, Liton Das, Sabbir Rahman, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Mithun, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosaddek Hossain, Abu Jayed.
Kane Williamson (c), Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Colin Munro, Tom Blundell, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Santner, Jimmy Neesham, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry, Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Trent Boult.
Dimuth Karunaratne (C), Angelo Mathews, Lasith Malinga, Kusal Perera, Lahiru Thirimanne, Avishka Fernando, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeffrey Vandersay, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeevan Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana.
Faf du Plessis, JP Duminy, David Miller, Dale Steyn, Andile Phehlukwayo, Imran Tahir, Kagiso Rabada, Dwaine Pretorius, Quinton de Kock, Anrich Nortje, Lungi Ngidi, Aiden Markram, Rassie vd Dussen, Hashim Amla, Tabraiz Shamsi.
Sarfaraz Ahmed (C), Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik.
Eoin Morgan (C), Moeeon Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
Gulbadin Naib (C), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan and Mujeeb ur Rahman.
Jason Holder (c), Andre Russell, Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Nicholas Pooran, Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach, Oshane Thomas, Shai Hope, Shannon Gabriel, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Chris Gayle.
Star Sports is the television broadcasters of ICC World Cup 2019. It will show all matches in the tournament and channel DD Sports will only show Indian matches, semi-finals and final.
Broadcasting on Radio will be available on All India Radio that will provide services during India matches, Semi-finals and Final.
Web streaming online will be available on- www.Hotstar.com
Viewers can also see it on their mobile phone through- Hotstar app
ICC has also announced the umpires during the World Cup
Australia Paul Reiffel
Australia Rod Tucker
Australia Paul Wilson
England Ian Gould
England Richard Illingworth
England Nigel Llong
New Zealand Umpire– Chris Gaffaney
Pakistan Umpire– Aleem Dar
South Africa Umpire– Marais Erasmus
Sri Lanka Umpires–
West Indies Umpire– Joel Wilson
India Umpire– Sundaram Ravi
ICC has also announced match referees for World Cup 2019
England- Chris Broad
Australia– David Boon
New Zealand– Jeff Crowe
Sri Lanka– Ranjan Madugalle
Zimbabwe– Andy Pycroft
West Indies– Richie Richardson
Stadiums – Edgbaston, Bristol County Ground, Sophia Gardens, Riverside Ground, Headingley, Lord’s, The Oval, Old Trafford, Trent Bridge, Rose Bowl, County Ground
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule with venue
May 30: England v South Africa, The Kia Oval
May 31: West Indies v Pakistan, Trent Bridge
June 1: New Zealand v Sri Lanka, Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff
June 1: Afghanistan v Australia (day-nighter), The Brightside Ground, Bristol
June 2: South Africa v Bangladesh, The Kia Oval
June 3: England v Pakistan, Trent Bridge
June 4: Afghanistan v Sri Lanka, SSE SWALEC
June 5: South Africa v India, The Ageas Bowl
June 5: Bangladesh v New Zealand (day-nighter), The Kia Oval
June 6: Australia v Windies, Trent Bridge
June 7: Pakistan v Sri Lanka, The Brightside Ground, Bristol
June 8: England v Bangladesh, SSE SWALEC
June 9: Afghanistan v New Zealand (day-nighter), County Ground, Taunton
June 9: India v Australia, The Kia Oval
June 10: South Africa v Windies, The Ageas Bowl
June 11: Bangladesh v Sri Lanka, The Brightside Ground, Bristol
June 12: Australia v Pakistan, County Ground, Taunton
June 13: India v New Zealand, Trent Bridge
June 14: England v Windies, The Ageas Bowl
June 15: South Africa v Afghanistan (day-nighter), Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff
June 15: Sri Lanka v Australia, The Kia Oval
June 16: India v Pakistan, Emirates Old Trafford
June 17: Windies v Bangladesh, County Ground, Taunton
June 18: England v Afghanistan, Emirates Old Trafford
June 19: New Zealand v South Africa, Edgbaston
June 20: Australia v Bangladesh, Trent Bridge
June 21: England v Sri Lanka, Emerald Headingley
June 22: India v Afghanistan, The Ageas Bowl
June 22: Windies v New Zealand (day-nighter), Emirates Old Trafford
June 23: Pakistan v South Africa, Lord’s
June 24: Bangladesh v Afghanistan, The Ageas Bowl
June 25: England v Australia, Lord’s
June 26: New Zealand v Pakistan, Edgbaston
June 27: Windies v India, Emirates Old Trafford
June 28: Sri Lanka v South Africa, Emirates Riverside
June 29: Pakistan v Afghanistan, Emerald Headingley
June 29: New Zealand v Australia (day-nighter), Lord’s
June 30: England v India, Edgbaston
July 1: Sri Lanka v Windies, Emirates Riverside
July 2: Bangladesh v India, Edgbaston
July 3: England v New Zealand, Emirates Riverside
July 4: Afghanistan v Windies, Emerald Headingley
July 5: Pakistan v Bangladesh, Lord’s
July 6: Sri Lanka v India, Emerald Headingley
July 6: Australia v South Africa (day-nighter), Emirates Old Trafford
July 9: Semi-final 1 – 1 v 4, Emirates Old Trafford
July 10: reserve day
July 11: Semi-final 2 – 2 v 3, Edgbaston
July 12: Reserve Day
July 14: Final, Lord’s
July 15: Reserve Day