ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule, Teams, Fixtures, Stadiums and more.

Here we are with the details of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. This is the 12th Cricket World Cup taking place at England and Wales. There are 10 teams in this year’s tournament, Playing in a league robin format. Such a format was last seen in the World cup 1992, which was won by Pakistan.

The 2019 Cricket World Cup starts from 30th of May 2019, while the last day or the Final Match to be played on 14th of July 2019 at the home of Cricket, Lord’s Cricket Stadium in London.

The league robin format ensures that all 10 teams play against each other. The 4 teams topping the 1st round of matches will directly qualify for the Semifinals. While the winners of Semifinals head for the Final.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule, Fixtures, Live Scores, Teams, Venue, Broadcasting, Live Streaming and more:

So here is your complete guide to every piece of information that you need about this ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. We are making sure to bring all the necessary info regarding this Cricket Mega event.

The complete CWC 2019 Schedule/ Fixture, Timetable along with Teams, Live scores, broadcasting companies, sponsors, venue details, live streaming and even the Cricket World Cup 2019 games and apps for you.

So stay focused and read all the World cup cricket information given below.

Cricket World Cup Teams

Cricket World Cup 2019 Start Date:

Although the teams start arriving in England as early in May 2019. While the warmup matches start on the 24th of May. But the scheduled 1st game of World Cup 2019 will be played between the Host England and South Africa on May 30th, 2019.

So remember the date as this is going to be the starting date of this year’s Cricket extravaganza. The World’s biggest Cricket tournament will carry on for 46 Days, until the Grand Final which is going to be played on 14th of July 2019. The last day of World cup 2019.

Since you got the starting and Final date, Now it’s time to move to the official Schedule of the Cricket World Cup 2019.

CWC 2019 Teams:

10 International teams are part of this world cup.

  •  Australia  
  •  India
  • South Africa Flag South Africa
  • Pakistan Flag Pakistan
  • England Flag England
  • Sri Lanka Flag Sri Lanka
  • New Zealand Flag New Zealand
  • West Indies Flag West Indies
  • Afghanistan Flag Afghanistan
  • Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh 

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule:

Since it’s a league robin format, So there are 45 matches to be played in the first stage, followed by 2 Semifinals and then the Grand Final. In total 48 matches are part of the 2019 Cricket World Cup. Here is the detailed schedule, but first let’s have some info about the opening ceremony of the event.

Opening Ceremony of Cricket World Cup 2019:

This is the first time since the Opening party of the CWC 2019 to be held outside of the Lord’s Stadium. The Mall at Central London right in front of the Buckingham Palace, the Opening Ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is going to take place. And that is on the eve of 29th May 2019.

Here is the detailed info about ICC Cricket world 2019 Opening Ceremony Live.

Complete schedule

1- Thursday, 30 May: England vs South Africa  — The Oval – 10 AM

2- Friday, 31 May: Pakistan vs West Indies – Trent Bridge – 10 AM

3- Saturday, June 1: New Zealand vs Sri Lanka   – Cardiff Wales Stadium – 10 AM.

4- Saturday, June 1: Afghanistan vs Australia  – Bristol – 1 PM. (D/N)

5- Sunday, June 2:  South Africa vs Bangladesh  – The Oval – 10 AM

6- Monday, June 3: England vs Pakistan  – Trent Bridge – 10 AM

7- Tuesday, June 4:  Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka   – Cardiff – 10 AM

8- Wednesday, June 5:  South Africa vs India  – Southampton – 10 AM

9- Wednesday, June 5:  Bangladesh vs New Zealand – The Oval – 1 PM (D/N)

10- Thursday, June 6:  Australia vs West Indies   – Trent Bridge – 10 AM

11- Friday, June 7: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – Bristol – 10 AM

12- Saturday, June 8: England vs Bangladesh – Cardiff – 10 AM

13- Saturday, June 8: Afghanistan vs New Zealand – Taunton – 10 AM

14- Sunday, June 9: India vs Australia – The Oval – 10 AM

15- Monday, June 10: South Africa vs West Indies – Southampton – 10 AM

16- Tuesday, June 11: Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka – Bristol – 10 AM

17- Wednesday, June 12: Australia vs Pakistan – Taunton – 10 AM

18- Thursday, June 13: India vs New Zealand – Nottingham – 10 AM

19- Friday, June 14: England vs West Indies – Southampton – 10 AM

20- Saturday, June 15: Sri Lanka vs Australia – The Oval – 10 AM

21- Saturday, June 15: South Africa vs Afghanistan – Cardiff – 1 PM (D/N)

22- Sunday, June 16: India vs Pakistan – Manchester – 10 AM

23- Monday, June 17: West Indies vs Bangladesh – Taunton – 10 AM

24- Tuesday, June 18: England vs Afghanistan – Manchester – 10 AM

25- Wednesday, June 19 (Wednesday): New Zealand vs South Africa – Birmingham – 10 AM

26- Thursday, June 20: Australia vs Bangladesh – Nottingham – 10 AM

27- Friday, June 21: England vs Sri Lanka – Headingley – 10 AM

28- Saturday, June 22: India vs Afghanistan – Southampton – 10 AM

29- Saturday, June 22: West Indies vs New Zealand – Manchester – 1 PM (D/N)

30- Sunday, June 23: Pakistan vs South Africa – Lords – 10 AM

31- Monday, June 24: Bangladesh vs Afghanistan – Southampton – 10 AM

32- Tuesday, June 25: England vs Australia – Lords – 10 AM

33- Wednesday, June 26: New Zealand vs Pakistan – Birmingham – 10 AM

34- Thursday, June 27: West Indies vs India – Manchester – 10 AM

35- Friday, June 28: Sri Lanka vs South Africa – Durham – 10 AM

36- Saturday, June 29: Pakistan vs Afghanistan – Leeds – 10 AM

37- Saturday, June 29 (Saturday): New Zealand vs Australia – Lords – 1 PM (D/N)

38- Sunday, June 30: England vs India – Birmingham – 10 AM 

39- Monday, July 1: Sri Lanka vs West Indies – Durham – 10 AM

40- Tuesday, July 2: Bangladesh vs India – Birmingham – 10 AM

41- Wednesday, July 3: England vs New Zealand – Durham – 10 AM

42- Thursday, July 4: Afghanistan vs West Indies – Leeds – 10 AM

43- Friday, July 5: Pakistan vs Bangladesh – Lords – 10 AM

44- Saturday, July 6: Sri Lanka vs India – Leeds – 10 AM

45- Saturday, July 6: Australia vs South Africa – Manchester – 1 PM (D/N)

46- Tuesday, July 9: First semifinal – Manchester – 10 AM

47- Thursday, July 11: Second semifinal – Birmingham – 10 AM

48- Sunday, July 14: THE FINAL 10 AM

To download the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule PDF file or the CWC 2019 Schedule in CSV Excel File format, visit the Detailed Schedule Category.

Also, don’t forget to download best ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Apps for Live Score and Commentary. Meanwhile, you can also have a look at the World Cup 2019 Warm-Up matches schedule here.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Team Squads of all Countries:

[Updated 25th April 2019] All 10 countries have finalized their 15-members squad. Starting from England and New Zealand and ending at West Indies team squad announced on 25th of April 2019.

All Team Captains for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

1- New Zealand World Cup 2019 Squad:

New Zealand Final player List for CWC
  • Kane Williamson (capt)
  • Tom Blundell
  • Trent Boult
  • Colin de Grandhomme
  • Lockie Ferguson
  • Martin Guptill
  • Matt Henry
  • Tom Latham
  • Colin Munro
  • Jimmy Neesham
  • Henry Nicholls
  • Mitchell Santner
  • Ish Sodhi
  • Tim Southee
  • Ross Taylor

2- Australia Team Squad for WC 2019:

Australian Final players List for CWC
  • Aaron Finch (capt)
  • David Warner
  • Usman Khawaja
  • Steve Smith
  • Shaun Marsh
  • Alex Carey
  • Marcus Stoinis
  • Glenn Maxwell
  • Mitchell Starc
  • Jhye Richardson
  • Pat Cummins
  • Jason Behrendorff
  • Nathan Coulter-Nile
  • Adam Zampa
  • Nathan Lyon

3- India Final Squad for 2019 World Cup Cricket:

Indian Final players List for CWC
  • Virat Kohli (c)
  • Rohit Sharma
  • Shikhar Dhawan
  • KL Rahul
  • Vijay Shankar
  • MS Dhoni (wk)
  • Kedar Jadhav
  • Dinesh Karthik (wk)
  • Yuzvendra Chahal
  • Kuldeep Yadav
  • Bhuvneshwar Kumar
  • Jasprit Bumrah
  • Hardik Pandya
  • Ravindra Jadeja
  • Mohammed Shami.

4- Bangladesh Final players list for CWC 2019:

Bangladeshi Final players List for CWC
  • Mashrafe Mortaza (c)
  • Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das
  • Soumya Sarkar
  • Mushfiqur Rahim (wk)
  • Mahmudullah
  • Shakib Al Hasan (vc)
  • Mohammad Mithun
  • Sabbir Rahaman
  • Mosaddek Hossain
  • Mohammad Saifuddin
  • Mehidy Hasan Miraz
  • Rubel Hossain
  • Mustafizur Rahman
  • Abu Jayed

5- South Africa Players List for CW 19:

South Africa Final players List for CWC.
  • Faf du Plessis (captain)
  • Hashim Amla
  • Quinton de Kock (wkt)
  • JP Duminy
  • Imran Tahir
  • Aiden Markram
  • David Miller
  • Lungi Ngidi
  • Anrich Nortje
  • Andile Phehlukwayo
  • Dwaine Pretorius
  • Kagiso Rabada
  • Tabraiz Shamsi
  • Dale Steyn
  • Rassie van der Dussen.

6- Pakistan Squad List for 2019 Cricket World Cup:

Pakistani Final players List for CWC.
  • Sarfraz Ahmed (captain)
  • Fakhar Zaman
  • Imam-ul-Haq
  • Abid Ali
  • Babar Azam
  • Haris Sohail
  • Shoaib Malik
  • Mohammad Hafeez(subject to fitness),
  • Imad Wasim
  • Shadab Khan
  • Hasan Ali
  • Faheem Ashraf
  • Junaid Khan
  • Shaheen Shah Afridi
  • Mohammad Hasnain
  • Muhammad Aamir

7- Sri Lanka World Cup 2019 Team Squad:

Sri Lankan Final players List for CWC.
  • Dimuth Karunaratne (c)
  • Avishka Fernando
  • 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.

8- Afghanistan World cup Cricket 2019 Squad:

Afghan Final players List for CWC.
  • 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
  • Mujeeb Ur Rahman.

9- England Final players list for WC 2019:

English Final players List for CWC.
  • Eoin Morgan (c)
  • Moeen 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.

10- West Indies Cricket World Cup 2019 Squad:

Windies Final players List for CWC.
  • Jason Holder (Captain)
  • Chris Gayle
  • Evin Lewis
  • Shai Hope
  • Shimron Hetmyer
  • Darren Bravo
  • Fabian Allen
  • Nichollas Pooran
  • Andre Russell
  • Carlos Brathwaite
  • Ashley Nurse
  • Shannon Gabriel
  • Sheldon Cottrell
  • Oshane Thomas
  • Keemar Roach

For a detailed look into all 10 teams final squad for World Cup 2019.

This year’s Logo has the official World Cup Cricket trophy in it. It’s way simple and has the minimum designed themed into it.

The logo was first posted online by the official ICC-Cricket account back in April 2018. Since then it has been widely modified and reshared on many platforms online.


ICC Cricket World Cup Stadiums:

There are total 11 stadiums selected for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 both from England and Wales. The biggest and most expected London (Olympic) Stadium didn’t make it to the list. It was in talks when the CWC 2019 Host countries were announced.

World Cup 2019 Cricket Stadiums / Venues
  • Kennington Oval, London
  • Trent Bridge, Nottingham
  • Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
  • County Ground, Bristol,
  • The Rose Bowl, Southampton
  • The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
  • Old Trafford, Manchester
  • Edgbaston, Birmingham
  • Headingley, Leeds
  • Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
  • Lord’s Cricket Ground, London

A total of 11 venues chosen for the Cricket’s showcase tournament which came home after 1999. The venues are located across the length and breadth of England and Wales. This means that the fans would be at the very heart of this event.

Venues on the Map:

ICC Cricket World Cup Stadiums Details

Here is the detailed Seating Capacity of all the enlisted stadiums above. For more details visit ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Stadiums / Venues.

Stadium NameCityCapacityNumber of Matches
Lord’s Cricket GroundLondon28,0004 + Final
Old TraffordManchester26,000 5 + 1 SF
Kennington OvalLondon 25,5005
EdgbastonBirmingham25,0004 +1 SF
Rose BowlSouthampton25,0005
Riverside GroundChester-le-Street20,0003
HeadinglyLeeds18,7504
County GroundBristol17,5003
Trent BridgeNottingham17,5005
Sophia GardensCardiff15,6004
The Cooper County GroundTaunton12,5003

Cricket World Cup 2019 Official Theme Song by Loryn – Stand By:

The official Theme song of the #CWC19 has been officially released today on 17th May 2019. The Stand By (#CWC19) song is sung by Loryn a British singer. Here is the official Video of the Song. You can read about the Lyron – Stand By CWC19 theme Song here.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Official Promo by ICC featuring Flintoff:

Here we have yet another ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 official promo video shot by ICC featuring the famous British All-Rounder Andrew Flintoff. He has been lately famous for his singing in many shows live. Here is the Official ICC CWC 2019 promo video.

Umpires for the 2019 Cricket World Cup:

There are 12 umpires to conduct all the CWC 19 matches and these are all added in the Elite umpires panels.

The Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires is Aleem Dar, Kumar Dharmasena, Marais Erasmus, Chris Gaffaney, Ian Gould, Richard Illingworth, Richard Kettleborough, Nigel Llong, Bruce Oxenford, Sundaram Ravi, Paul Reiffel and Rod Tucker.

Umpires for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Match Referees for the World Cup 2019 Cricket:

The Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Match Referees consists of David Boon, Chris Broad, Jeff Crowe, Ranjan Madugalle, Andy Pycroft, Javagal Srinath and Richie Richardson, all former Test players.

Broadcasting companies for the Cricket World Cup 2019:

There are many broadcasters around the globe which will telecast the Cricket World Cup 2019 matches live. This includes the main media companies like Star Sports and Fox Sports, both owned by 21st Century media services.

Besides this other, smaller broadcasters include Ten Sports and PTV Sports in Pakistan. OSN Networks for the Middle East and Africa. Sky Sports for Europe, Willow TV for the US, Super Sports for South Africa, Fox Sports for Australia, Sky Sports for New Zealand, ESPN for Carriabian, GTV and BTV for Bangladesh and SLRC for Srilanka.

Detailed broadcasting and Live Streaming services will be posted here soon.

 Region

TV Channels

India
Star Sports, DD Sports, DD National (DD1)
AustraliaFox Sports
United Kingdom
Sky Sports
United StatesWillow TV
South Africa
SuperSport
New ZealandSky Sport
Middle East & North Africa
OSN Sports Cricket HD
CanadaATN (Asian Television Network)
BangladeshGazi TV, Maasranga & BTV
Sri LankaSLRC (Channel Eye)
CaribbeanESPN
AfghanistanMoby TV
PakistanPTV Sports, Ten Sports, SonyLiv
Hong Kong
Star Cricket, Now TV App
MalaysiaStar Cricket, Astro Go
Singapore
Star Cricket, Star Hub Go, Singtel
Fiji
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC TV)
ChinaFox Network Group
Europe, Japan
ICC’s Facebook page

Official Sponsors of CWC 19:

Nissan is the official sponsor of the Cricket World Cup by ICC. But there are many categories these sponsor companies are divided in to.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Sponsors and Partners

Cricket World Cup Global Partners:

  1. Nissan
  2. Emirates
  3. Oppo
  4. MRF Tyres

Official Partner:

MoneyGram

Timing Partner:

Hublot

Wine Partner:

Wolf Blass

Best Apps for Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Scores:

There are many apps that you can download and install on your Android or iOS device for the live scores of World Cup Cricket 2019 matches. But the best ones I would like to mention here are

  • Cricinfo
  • CricBuzz
  • NDTV Cricket
  • Yahoo Cricket
  • CricHolic
For detailed app list follow this guide – Best Apps for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Live Scores.

Best Live Streaming Apps for Cricket World Cup 2019 Matches:

There are many Broadcasters who run their own smartphone apps. Which shows live cricket matches. Just Like the famous Star Sports app named HotStar. Similarly, SkySports Live apps are also available for their subscribers.

GHD Sports - Free World Cup 2019 Live Streaming appBut there is some third party free apps available online, which helps users to Stream Live Cricket World Cup 2019 Matches on their smartphones. You can read more about it here. [6 Apps to Stream Cricket World Cup 2019 Matches for Free]

World Cup Cricket 2019 Winning Prizes:

This WC 2019 has come with the biggest prize money, in total US$14 million will be distributed among different categories. The Winner of the CUP is going to take US$4.8 Million. While the Runners up is going to get US$2.2 Million.

Here is the complete chart of World Cup 2019 Winning amount.

StagePrize Amount 
Winner of CWC 2019 $4.8 Million
Runner-UP$2.2 Million
Semi-Finalists$1 Million each
6 Eliminated teams$500,000 each
Each Group Match Winner$50,000
Total$14 Million

World Cup Logo Gif

Cricket World Cup History:

The first Cricket World Cup was played in 1975 in England, While the last one was played in Australia and New Zealand in 2015. Here are all the winners and runner ups.

Out of 11 World Cup played so far. Australia is topping the charts by winning 5 of them, Followed by India and West Indies winning the cup twice. While Pakistan and Sri Lanka have won it once.

Here is the complete chart of previous World Cup final winners and runner ups with complete results.

Cricket World Cup History 
yearwinnerscorerunner-upscoreresult
1975West Indies291–8Australia274West Indies won by 17 runs
1979West Indies286–9England194West Indies won by 92 runs
1983India183West Indies140India won by 43 runs
1987Australia253–5England246–8Australia won by 7 runs
1992Pakistan249–6England227Pakistan won by 22 runs
1996Sri Lanka245–3Australia241Sri Lanka won by 7 wickets
1999Australia133–2Pakistan132Australia won by 8 wickets
2003Australia359–2India234Australia won by 125 runs
2007Australia281–4Sri Lanka215–8Australia won by 53 runs
2011India277–4Sri Lanka274–6India won by 6 wickets
2015Australia186–3New Zealand183Australia won by 7 wickets

All other teams including England, South Africa, New Zealand, Bangladesh, and Afghanistan couldn’t register them in Winners club.

This is the first World cup with all participating teams does have the Test playing status. Afghanistan although is considered as a minnow, they have managed to get the Test playing nation badge recently against Ireland.

Official Cricket World Cup 2019 Hashtag for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram:

The official hashtag for this cricket world cup is #CWC19. So, anyone who wants to get the latest and updated info regarding the World Cup 2019, he/she should mention #cwc19 along with his tweets, Facebook status or Instagram Captions.

World Cup Cricket 2019 Official Infographics by CricPUB.com:

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Cricket World Cup 2019 Kits:

The official cricket team kits are not yet unveiled. But we still managed to grab the leaked ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Kits from their CWC store online. It seems like the kits will come with the single design, just like the ones we saw in previous world cups of 1992 and 1996.

Same designed or themed but with different colors, here is how these kits would look like. You can also check out for the detailed info about ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 All teams Kits/Jerseys.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Team Kits

Frequently Asked Question (FAQ’s):

Here are all the questions that people do ask more frequently.

1- Are there any Day and Night matches in this World Cup 2019?

Yes, there are 7 games that will be played in Day and Night (D/N) format. All those matches are going to start at 01:00 PM (UK Time).

2- When is ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 going to start?

The official start of the World Cup 2019 is going to be on 30th of May 2019, with the first match to be played between Host England and South Africa at Lord’s Cricket Ground in London.

3- When is Final of the Cricket World Cup 2019 to be played?

The last and Final Match of the CWC 2019 is going to be played at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 14th of july 2019.

Final Words:

It’s almost 2 months since the start of the Cricket World Cup 2019. This post is going to be updated every now and then. You can even ask questions. We will make sure to help you with the answers.

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