Cricket World Cup 2019 is about to begin and this time they are going English, the World Cup will be played in England and Wales. Although, the Official Host of this World Cup is England, but there’s an agreement that some matches of the World Cup will also be played in Wales. Every nation participating in the the tournament has also announced their World Cup Squad.
Officially there are ten teams that will participate in this World Cup include the Host country England, India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, New Zealand, West Indies, India, Afghanistan and Bangladesh.
The World Cup will officially start from May 30th and the final will be played on 14th July. And World Cup semi-finals will be played on 9th and 11th July.
A series of four to five unofficial warm-up matches will be played between 24th and 28th May before the official start of the Cricket World Cup 2019.
In the total time period of almost 1.5 months, there will be a total of 48 matches, in which 45 will play on the group-level, 46th and 47th will be the Quarter Finals and the winners of both matches will play against each other in the 48th Match-Final of the Cricket World Cup 2019.
These total 48 different matches will be played in 11 different stadiums across 10 cities. The cities are Southampton, Leeds, Birmingham, Cardiff, Nottingham, Manchester, Taunton, London, Bristol and Chester-Le Street. The semifinals will be held at Edgbaston, Birmingham and Old Trafford, Manchester whereas Finals will be held at Lords, London.
Recently, the ICC has announced the schedule and the final fixtures of the Cricket World Cup 2019. The participating nations have also announced their 15- Member Preliminary Squad. ICC has announced that the participating nations have until May 23rd for amendments in their World Cup Squad, and after that they won’t be able to make changes in them.
Here are the 15- member squads completely announced by all of the Participating Nations.
CRICKET WORLD CUP SQUAD OF ALL PARTICIPATING NATIONS:
The 15 Member World Cup Squad of Pakistan includes Sarfaraz Ahmad, Fakhar Zaman, Babar Azam, Imam-UL-Haq, Haris Sohail, Muhammad Hafeez, Imad Wasim, Shadab Khan, Faheem Ashraf, Muhammad Hasnain, Junaid Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, and Hassan Ali.
Bangladesh’s 15 Member World Cup Squad includes Mashrafe Mortaza as the Captain, Shakib Al Hasan as the Vice Captain and Mushfiqur Rahim as the Wicket Keeper. Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal, Mahmadullah, Sabbir Rehman, Abu Jayed, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rehman, and Liton Das.
Sri Lanka’s World Cup Squad includes Dimuth Karunaratne (c), AvishkaFernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeffery Vandersay, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeevan Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana
For the Cricket World Cup of 2019, India packs Virat Kohli as the captain, Shekhar Dewan, Rohit Sharma, MS Dhoni as the Wicket Keeper, KL Rahul, Vijay Shankar, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik also as the potential wicketkeeper, Viay Shankar, Jasprit Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Hardeek Pandya, Yuzvendra Chahal, Mohammed Shami and Ravindra Jadeja.
The 15 Member Squad for Afghanistan includes Gulbadin Naib as the Captain, and Mohammad Shahzad as the Wicketkeeper. Other team members are Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Asghar Afghan, Rahmat Shah, Rashid Khan, Aftab Alam, Samiollah Shinwari, Muhammad Nabi, Samiullah Shinwari, Dawlan Zadran, Hamid Hasan and Mujeeb Ur Rehman.
The 15 Member World Cup Squad for Australia packs Aaron Finch as the captain and Alex Carey as the wicketkeeper. Other members include Jason Behrendorff, Nathan-Coulter Nile, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Pat Cummins, Glenn Maxwell, Jhye Richardson, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, Adam Zampa, David Warner, Shaun Marsh.
England’s 15 Member World Cup Squad has Eoin Morgan (c), Jason Roy, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Ben Stokes, Alex Hales, Liam Plunkett, Joe Denly, Adil Rashid, David Willey, Chris Woakes, and Mark Wood.
New Zealand 15 Member World Cup Squad opens with Kane Williamson as the captain, Tom Latham and Tom Blundell as the potential Wicket Keepers, Ross Taylor, Trent Boult, Martin Guptill, Tim Southee, Lockee Ferguson, Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Colin de Grandhomme, Mitchell Stantner, Ish Sodhi, Matt Henry.
South Africa’s 15 Member World Cup Squad bags Faf du Plessis as the Captain, and Quinton de Kock as the wicket keeper. Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Rassie Van der Dussen, David Miller, Dale Steyn, P Duminy, Lungi Nagidi, Kagiso Rabada, Hashim Amla, Dwaine Pretorius, Andile Pehlukwayo, Imran Tahir, Anrich Nortje and Tabraiz Shamsi.
West Indies 15 Member World Cup Squad pertinates Jason Holder as the captain, Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabreil, Kemar Roach, Nicholas Pooran as the wicket keeper, Fabian Allen, Ashley Nurse, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (Second Wicket Keeper), Oshane Thomas, Even Lewis, Carlos Brathwaite and Darren Bravo.
Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule and Fixtures:
All the matches scheduled on Day time will be aired on 2:30 PM Pakistan Standard Time (PST) and Day/Night will be at 5:30 PM PST.
|Thursday, May 30||England vs South Africa||The Oval, London||Day|
|Friday, May 31||Pakistan vs West Indies||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||Day|
|Saturday, June 1||New Zealand vs Sri Lanka||Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff||Day|
|Saturday, June 1||Afghanistan vs Australia||Bristol County Ground, Bristol||D/N|
|Sunday, June 2||South Africa vs Bangladesh||The Oval, London||Day|
|Monday, June 3||England vs Pakistan||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||Day|
|Tuesday, June 4||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff||Day|
|Wednesday, June 5||South Africa vs India||Hampshire Bowl, Southampton||Day|
|Wednesday, June 5||Bangladesh vs New Zealand||The Oval, London||D/N|
|Wednesday, June 5||Bangladesh vs New Zealand||The Oval, London||D/N|
|Thursday, June 6||Australia vs West Indies||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||Day|
|Friday, June 7||Pakistan vs Sri Lanka||Bristol County Ground, Bristol||Day|
|Saturday, June 8||England vs Bangladesh||Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff||Day|
|Saturday, June 8||Afghanistan vs New Zealand||County Ground, Taunton||D/N|
|Sunday, June 9||India vs Australia||The Oval, London||Day|
|Monday, June 10||South Africa vs West Indies||Hampshire Bowl, Southampton||Day|
|Tuesday, June 11||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Bristol County Ground, Bristol||Day|
|Wednesday, June 12||Australia vs Pakistan||County Ground, Taunton||Day|
|Thursday, June 13||India vs New Zealand||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||Day|
|Friday, June 14||England vs West Indies||Hampshire Bowl, Southampton||Day|
|Saturday, June 15||Sri Lanka vs Australia||The Oval, London||Day|
|Saturday, June 15||South Africa vs Afghanistan||Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff||D/N|
|Sunday, June 16||India vs Pakistan||Old Trafford, Manchester||Day|
|Monday, June 17||West Indies vs Bangladesh||County Ground, Taunton||Day|
|Tuesday, June 18||England vs Afghanistan||Old Trafford, Manchester||Day|
|Wednesday, June 19||New Zealand vs South Africa||Edgbaston, Birmingham||Day|
|Thursday, June 20||Australia vs Bangladesh||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||Day|
|Friday, June 21||England vs Sri Lanka||Headingley, Leeds||Day|
|Saturday, June 22||India vs Afghanistan||Hampshire Bowl, Southampton||Day|
|Saturday, June 22||West Indies vs New Zealand||Old Trafford, Manchester||D/N|
|Sunday, June 23||Pakistan vs South Africa||Lord’s, London||Day|
|Monday, June 24||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||Hampshire Bowl, Southampton||Day|
|Tuesday, June 25||England vs Australia||Lord’s, London||Day|
|Wednesday, June 26||New Zealand vs Pakistan||Edgbaston, Birmingham||Day|
|Thursday, June 27||West Indies vs India||Old Trafford, Manchester||Day|
|Friday, June 28||Sri Lanka vs South Africa||The Riverside, Durham||Day|
|Saturday, June 29||Pakistan vs Afghanistan||Headingley, Leeds||Day|
|Saturday, June 29||New Zealand vs Australia||Lord’s, London||D/N|
|Sunday, June 30||England vs India||Edgbaston, Birmingham||Day|
|Monday, July 1||Sri Lanka vs West Indies||The Riverside, Durham||Day|
|Monday, July 2||Bangladesh vs India||Edgbaston, Birmingham||Day|
|Wednesday, July 3||England vs New Zealand||The Riverside, Durham||Day|
|Thursday, July 4||Afghanistan vs West Indies||Headingley, Leeds||Day|
|Friday, July 5||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||Lord’s, London||Day|
|Saturday, July 6||Sri Lanka vs India||Headingley, Leeds||Day|
|Saturday, July 6||Australia vs South Africa||Old Trafford, Manchester||D/N|
|Tuesday, July 9||Semi-Final (1 vs 4)||Old Trafford, Manchester||Day|
|Wednesday, July 10||Reserve Day|
|Tuesday, July 9||Semi-Final (2 vs 3)||Edgbaston, Birmingham||Day|
|Wednesday, July 12||Reserve Day|
|Tuesday, July 14||Final||Lord’s, London||Day|