ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Everything You Have To Know About CWC19

Cricket world cup 2019 is coming, are you excited? Not sure about you but being a cricket fan, I am super duper excited. Phew! I still remembered those days when I was glued all the day with the T.V. screen and watch every cricket match even the test match, so how can I lost in the thought while world cup 2019 is about to come. As we all know, the ICC World cup is the biggest tournament of cricket game but this time it’s going to be the toughest tournament just because of balance in every team and less number of teams. ICC cricket world cup 2019 is starting from 30 May 2019 and many of the people start inquiring about the teams, squad, tickets, and the venues. So in this particular post, I would like to explain news about Cricket world cup 2019, ICC time table, teams, Tickets & venues.

What Is ICC World Cup Stands For?

ICC is the global governing council of cricket, abstract of International Cricket Council. It was first in the shape in 1909 at the cricket conference. It was first founded as Imperial cricket conference. Actually, ICC is now head organization and have control over international cricket. Every cricket nation board are bound to follow the rules and policy of ICC. This year ICC is ready to organize the biggest tournament called cricket world cup 2019 or CWC19.       

ICC World Cup 2019 Venues, Time Table And Host

Cricket world cup 2019 will be hosted by England. It’s the fourth time when England host the cricket world cup. England hosted first three world cup (1975, 1979, 1983) and the 2019 cricket world cup also scheduled to host by England. England holds a record of highest time a nation host cricket world cup. It is the 12th edition of ICC men’s world cup that will be hosted by England, last 11th and 10th edition of ICC world cup was hosted by Australia and India respectively. The main Venues of CWC19 is England and Wales held from 30 May to 14 July 2019.  

ICC World Cup 2019 Venues With Golden Memories

As we all know, Cricket world cup 2019 will be hosted by England and Wales. Total 10 teams participating this official cricket tournament and will be played 48 matches including a final & semi-final. According to the official ICC world cup 2019 venue Wales witness only one playground named Cardiff Wales Stadium. Most of the matches will be played in England (44 out of 48 matches).   

Trent Bridge

Trent bridge located in Nottingham city, England. This time 5 CWC19 matches will be played in Trent Bridge. If you are a die-hard fan of the cricket then you surely remembered the CWC 1983 Australia vs Zimbabwe match, where Zimbabwe beat Australia by 13 runs in their first ever one day international.


Ohh! My Lord’s! Most famous cricket ground in the world. Around 5 CWC19 matches held in the Lord’s ground, having the capacity of 28000 people, located in London. This ground witness glory of cricket history but one memory never disappears from cricket lovers that are final of men’s CWC 1975, where West Indies won their first ever world cup beating Australia. The final of cricket world cup 2019 will also be held in Lord’s ground.

The Oval

Many shooting memories pings in every cricket fan’s mind, one of the greatest memories which was never fed up across the time is Hat-trick by Saqlain Mushtaq. In the 1999 world cup, Saqlain Mushtaq took 2nd world cup history against Zimbabwe. As we all are concordant, The Oval ground located in London. It’s scheduled venue for 5 ICC world cup matches 2019 and one of the most lovable cricket world cup venues.  


Edgbaston will be the venue for 5 Cricket world cup 2019 matches including a semi-final. The beautiful cricket ground Edgbaston placed in Birmingham city, England. The best memory was nail cutting world cup 2nd semi-final match between Australia vs South Africa on 17 June 1999. This match was tied on the 213 runs in the 50 overs match. Australia batted first and all out at 213 in 49.2 overs, SA scored 213 and all out in 49.4 overs.

Hampshire Bowl

This ground located in Southampton city, England. This time 5 cricket world cup 2019 matches will be played on this ground. It is the same ground where Martin Guptill scored 183* against England 2013, Also in this match, New Zealand brings individual highest ODI score.


Around 4 matches hosted in Headingley for ICC cricket world cup 2019. Headingley located in Leeds city, West Yorkshire, England. One of the best bowling stats was opted by Gary Gilmour on this ground in CWC 1975 semi-final. The Australian left-arm fast bowler Gary Gilmour made the history by taking 6 wickets (14 runs) in 12 overs against England.

Country Ground Taunton

Country Ground Taunton is located in Taunton, Somerset, England. This ground will be witness three CWC19 matches. The golden memories from one of my favourite Indian player Rahul Dravid and Sourav Ganguly created history by making the partnership of 318 runs against Sri Lanka in Cricket world cup 1999.

Cardiff Wales Stadium

This ground witnessed the savage knock by Roger Twose in world cup 1999. The NZ batsman Roger played winning knock of 80* runs against Australia. This cricket ground located in Cardiff, Wales. Around four matches of ICC world cup 2019 have to be played at Cardiff Wales stadium.

Bristol Country Ground

This ground located in Bristol city, England and three cricket world cup 2019 matches will be played on the Bristol Country Ground. The greatest memories always witnessed the greatest player of the cricket ground. On this ground, Sachin Tendulkar played a memorable inning against Kenya. In the 1999 world cup match Sachin Tendulkar scored or we can say smashed 140* runs in just 101 balls.

Riverside Durham

There are Three matches opt for cricket world cup venue in 2019 on this ground, located in Durham, England. One of the best opener batsmen from Australian team hits shocking 63 runs in 1999 world cup. Adam Gilchrist smashed 63 runs in just 39 balls against Bangladesh.

Old Trafford

One of the most crowded ICC world cup venues, This year around 6 matches will be played in Old Trafford, one semi-final venue also set up on this ground. Old Trafford is located in Manchester, England. This ground witnessed the Saeed Anwar’s match-winning century. On the 1999 world cup semi-final match Pakistan vs New Zealand, Saeed Anwar smashed 113* that survive Pakistan to reach in Final.

ICC World Cup 2019 Venue, Time Table (Hot* Match Venue)

  • Final, The Lord’s, England, 14 July
  • Semi Final, Old Trafford, England, 09 July
  • Semi Final, Edgbaston, England, 11 July
  • India vs Pakistan, Old Trafford, 16 June
  • England vs South Africa, The Oval, 30 May
  • New Zealand vs Australia, Lord’s, 29 June
  • England vs Australia, Lord’s, 25 June

Cricket World Cup 2019 Teams That Qualified For CWC19

We already know that only the top 10 teams will qualify for the ICC world cup 2019, decreases from CWC15 & CWC11. In 2011 and 2015 cricket world cup there were 15 teams that qualify for the group stages. This time ICC reduced the number of teams just because of sustaining the quality of the tournament for fans. To sustain for the 10th and 9th rank, lowest ICC rank teams have to play qualifier match to qualify for the group stage of cricket world cup 2019. England already qualifies for the ICC world cup 2019 because they host the tournament.

cricket teamsICC World Cup 2019 Teams

England (Host), Australia, India, Bangladesh, South Africa, West Indies, New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka.

Note: Teams that not qualified for cricket World cup 2019 are Zimbabwe, Ireland, Papua New Guinea, Netherlands, Hong Kong, and Scotland.

Some Interesting Facts About Men’s Cricket World Cup

According to ICC Twitter “Mary Waldron has become the first woman from Ireland to be appointed to the ICC development panel of umpires”. So this is probably the first record in the ICC cricket world cup 2019. Hope to see some better Umpiring standards from all the Empires. Here are some interesting records about the cricket world cup.  

Highest Score in The Cricket World Cup History

  1. Australia – 417/6 Aus vs Afg 2015
  2. India – 413/7 India vs Bermuda 2007  

The Lowest Score in The Cricket World Cup History

  1. Canada – 36 – Canada vs Sri Lanka 2003
  2. Namibia – 45 – Namibia vs Australia 2003

Highest Successful Run Chases

  • Ireland successfully chases the 329 runs against England in 2011 cricket world cup.

Best Bowling Stats Ever In The ICC World Cup

  • Glenn McGrath took the highest 26 wickets in 2007. He also holds a record of highest 71 wickets in entire WC career.
  • Glenn McGrath holds the record of best bowling figure as 7/15 vs Namibia in 2003.
  • Lasith Malinga took 4 wickets in 4 consecutive balls.   

Who Will Win The ICC World Cup 2019? Prediction Time!

As we know cricket is a game of uncertainty, so it’s very hard to assume the winner of CWC19. All we can do is just go by facts and predict a few teams that have the potential to win the world cup in 2019. Here it is 3 teams that can be a winner of Cricket world cup 2019.


  • India
  • England
  • Australia   

India Is The Most Consistent Team In The ODI

India has the highest chance to win their 3rd world cup. The reason is most balanced squad in ICC world cup 2019. They have quality spinners along with pace bowlers. As we know England cricket ground always helps fast bowlers and India opted Jasprit Bumrah, M. Sami, B. Kumar, along with all-rounder Hardik Pandya and Jadeja.

india teamICC World Cup 2019 Indian Squad


  • Rohit Sharma
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • Virat Kohli (c)

Wicket Keeper Batsman:

  • Mahendra Singh Dhoni
  • Dinesh Kartik
  • KL Rahul

All Rounder:

  • Hardik Pandya
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Kedar Jadhav
  • Vijay Shankar


  • M. Sami (Fast)
  • B. Kumar (Fast)
  • J. Bumrah (Fast)
  • Y. Chahal (Spin)
  • K. Yadav (Spin)

Sparking Element In Indian Team For Cricket World Cup 2019

  • Virat Kohli (Top & Most consistent Batsman in ODI)
  • Hardik Pandya (Power hitting specialist with Decent Bowling ERR)
  • J. Bumrah (Death Over Specialist with diverse bowling action)     

England Can Use The Advantage of Host Country

England could lift their first ever world cup this year. The main reason is home ground, England team is used to with the ground behaviour so they can play well and probably win most matches. England team is also have balanced side, they played very well in the IPL19 and that elevates their confidence to face spin bowling.

England Squad For Cricket World Cup 2019


  • Eoin Morgan (c)
  • Joe Root
  • Jason Roy

Wicket Keeper Batsman:

  • Jos Buttler
  • Jonny Bairstow

All Rounder:

  • Ben Stokes
  • Moeen Ali
  • Joe Denly


  • Liam Plunkett (Fast)
  • Adil Rashid (Spin)
  • Mark Wood (Fast)
  • Chris Woakes (Fast)
  • David Willey (Fast)

Sparking Element In England Team For Cricket World Cup 2019

  • E. Morgan (Most Consistent Batsman from England team)
  • J. Buttler (In-form batsman)
  • Ben Stokes (Pinch hitter)

Australia Have Chances To High Five Their World Cup Trophy

This team have an awesome track record in the world cup history that’s why they prefer to win again. David Warner and Steven Smith get back in the action after banning period, both batsmen have potential knock the winning score for their team any time. Maxwell and Stoinis are the most valuable player in the Australia world cup squad 2019.

Australia Squad For Cricket World Cup 2019


  • Aaron Finch (c)
  • David Warner
  • Usman Khawaja
  • Steven Smith
  • Shaun Marsh

Wicket Keeper Batsman:

  • Alex Carey

All Rounder:

  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Marcus Stoinis


  • Kane Richardson (Fast)
  • Pat Cummins (Fast)
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile (Fast)
  • Mitchell Starc (Fast)
    • Nathan Lyon (Spin)
    • Adam Zampa (Spin)
  • Jason Behrendorff (Fast)

Sparking Element In Australian Team For Cricket World Cup 2019

  • David Warner (Hard hitter opener)
  • Glenn Maxwell (Pinch Hitter)
  • Mitchell Starc (Yorker specialist)

There are many other teams that can be the winner of cricket world cup 2019 i.e. South Africa, New Zealand and Pakistan. But the reason behind not listed in the above list is the less consistent in CWC. As I mentioned earlier, cricket is a game of uncertainty so nobody can predict the winner soon. Don’t get offended, Hope and hard work can turn the toss. If Ireland could win against England with the highest run chase of 329 then any team can win the ICC cricket world cup 2019.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Tickets

Phew! If you are a cricket fan then probably you watch the most cricket matches from the T.V., Online streaming channel or heard the commentary in the 80’s and late 90’s. We all are concordant on one point that Watching live cricket match from the stadium is something beyond imagination. It’s a life making feeling to watch the live cricket match from the stadium. Every cricket fans have a dream watch live cricket world cup 2019 and feel the goosebumps in the stadium so tickets booking is the only way to turn the dream into reality.

Every person wonders to see their favourite cricket player live in the stadium, sometimes T.V. screen doesn’t enough to hear the hooting voice and taste the memorable experience. That is the reason most of the people desire to watch the cricket world cup 2019 live from the stadium instead of the T.V. I personally recommended everyone to buy ICC cricket world cup 2019 tickets from the official website only, many Fraud websites claims for the tickets but they are not willing to do this.

How To Buy Cricket World Cup 2019 Tickets             

A lot of people trying to buy cricket world cup tickets so many Fraud website claims for the official tickets and plan to grab the opportunity. Be aware of this type of cheap rates and ease of tickets pass, keep in mind that always buy world cup tickets from the trusted source. Here are official websites from the ICC.

As clearly mention in the official cricket world cup 2019 tickets website, Almost all tickets are sold out and the ICC team are preparing to send tickets to the respective owners. Pre-booked tickets will be dispatched before the 5 days of the relevant match. Don’t get upset, Still, there is hope, few tickets are available offline directly from the ground, so be prepared to reach the stadium before the time. It will be first come first serve service. Also, stay tuned with the official ICC website to mack a back door entry.     

FAQs About ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Who are the world cup winners?

Australia is the current champion of ICC cricket world cup. In 2015 cricket world cup, Australia beat New Zealand by 7 wickets and lifted their 5th world cup trophy. Along from the current champion, India and West Indies won cricket world cup 2 times. Pakistan and Sri Lanka also cricket world cup winners, they won the world cup for one time.     

Who will host ICC T20 World Cup 2020?

Australia will host the T20 world cup 2020.  As ICC decided that T20 world cup will be played once in 4 years so in the 2020 T20 world cup scheduled in Australia.  

Can you sell cricket world cup 2019 tickets?

Yes… ICC launched a  feature called “resale tickets”, it’s a safe and secure way to sell tickets. If you have tickets of CWC19 and not going to attend the match then you can resale it on the official ICC website.

Cricket world cup 2019 tickets prices?

Be aware of cheap price tickets and never buy tickets from the fake website. You can easily get trusted information about the cricket world cup 2019 ticket, prices, news from the ICC official website.     

How many world cup Australia won?

Australia won the highest cricket world cup, Australian team lifted world cup trophy 5 times out of 11 seasons. This team hold a record of highest final playing in the cricket world cup 7 out of 11.

Has Pakistan won the cricket world cup?

Yes… In 1992, Pakistan won the cricket world cup under Imran Khan captaincy. In world cup 1999 Pakistan also has been runner up against Australia.  

How to watch the cricket world cup 2019 in India?

In India, Star India is the official broadcasting partner of ICC world cup 2019 So you can watch the live match on the Star Sport 1, Star Sport 2, and Star Sport 3. You can also watch online streaming for all the CWC19 matches at Hotstar. There will be a commentary on the radio. Star Sport is the official broadcasting partner of ICC world cup 2019.      

Which teams qualify for cricket world cup 2019?

Only 10 teams qualify for the ICC cricket world cup 2019 because ICC reduce the number of the team. In previous tournament 2011 & 2015, there were 15 teams that qualify for the group stage. This time ICC trying to improve the quality so only top 10 teams are allowed to play. Qualified teams: England (Host), India, Australia, South Africa, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, West Indies, Afghanistan.

Who will host the cricket world cup 2023?

India will host the cricket world cup 2023. As per the decision of International Cricket Council meeting held in 2013, India scheduled to be hosted ICC world cup 2023. India already host CWC for 3 times, (last 2011). In the 2023 ICC cricket world cup India will host for 4 times.  

What is the cricket world cup 2019 Schedule?

ICC world cup 2019 will be held in England & Wales, It schedule from 30 May to 14 July 2019, a total of 48 matches in the tournament. This time CWC19 hosted by England and Wales, most venues in England. Wales will only witness a single playground as Cardiff Wales stadium.  

In A Nutshell

As a died hard cricket fan, I am very much excited about the ICC cricket world cup 2019 that’s reason forced me to write this post. We all will support our country and will be hoping to make the world cup final. No matter who will be going to win the final of ICC world cup 2019, as a fan we will surely entertain in the period of 30 May to 14 July 2019. As a member of the leading Mobile App Development Company USA, UK, and India, our team also very excited. At Acquaint SoftTech, we can decode the complex ideas into the masterpiece web appearance but ICC cricket world cup is the only remedy for kill the boredom and reduce the stress. Hope you like this piece of content, If you found something amusing then do SHARE and Comment to share your views.       

The post is by Elijah Williams, a Sr. Content Writer with leading mobile app development company in USA, India. He is well acquainted about the latest digital trends and mobile application development. He is very passionate for technical writing, guest post and gathered info about IoT. In his free time, he loves to read the fictional and motivational book.