ICC has recently announced Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 warm-up matches fixture that will be played between top ten cricketing nations. Every team will play two official Warm-up matches of total 10 starting from May 24 to 28 May 2019 ahead of the tournament starting on May 30, 2019.
Broadcasting and Tickets details will be announced in the first week of April 2019. There are awaiting clashes between arch-rivals Pakistan Vs Afghanistan, England Vs Australia, India Vs New Zealand and South Africa Vs West Indies.
All matches will be ODI 50 Overs game per side but like previous ICC tournaments, warm-up matches does not carry Official ODI Status so all 15 members squads can field during the match.
2019 World Cup Warm Up Matches Schedule
Table of Contents
- 1 2019 World Cup Warm Up Matches Schedule
- 2 Important Rules
- 2.1 Which country will host the World Cup 2019?
- 2.2 What is a golden duck in cricket?
- 2.3 Anything interesting about CWC 2019?
Matches Will Starts at Local Time 2:30 PM and GMT 9:30 AM;
|May 24, 2019||Pakistan Vs Afghanistan||County Ground||Bristol|
|May 24, 2019||South Africa Vs Sri Lanka||Sophia Gardens||Cardiff|
|May 25, 2019||England Vs Australia||The Rose Bowl||Southampton|
|May 25, 2019||India Vs New Zealand||Kennington Oval||London|
|May 26, 2019||Pakistan Vs Bangladesh||Sophia Gardens||Cardiff|
|May 26, 2019||South Africa Vs West Indies||County Ground||Bristol|
|May 27, 2019||Australia Vs Sri Lanka||The Rose Bowl||Southampton|
|May 27, 2019||England Vs Afghanistan||Lord’s||London|
|May 28, 2019||India Vs Bangladesh||Sophia Gardens||Cardiff|
|May 28, 2019||New Zealand Vs West Indies||County Ground||Bristol|
First, two warm-up matches will be played on May 24, 2019, Friday between Pakistan & Afghanistan at County Ground cricket stadium Bristol and South Africa & Sri Lanka at Sophia Gardens cricket stadium Cardiff at Local Time 02:30 PM and GMT 09:30 PM.
Second two warm-up matches will be played on May 25, 2019, Saturday between England & Australia at The Rose Bowl cricket stadium Southampton and India & New Zealand at Kennington Oval cricket stadium London at Local Time 02:30 PM and GMT 09:30 PM.
Third two warm-up matches will be played on May 26, 2019, Sunday between Pakistan & Bangladesh at Sophia Gardens cricket stadium Cardiff and South Africa & West Indies at County Ground cricket stadium Bristol at Local Time 02:30 PM and GMT 09:30 PM.
Fourth two practise matches will be played on May 27, 2019, Monday between Australia Vs Sri Lanka at The Rose Bowl cricket stadium Southampton and England Vs Afghanistan at Lord’s London at Local Time 02:30 PM and GMT 09:30 PM.
Last two practise matches will be played on May 28, 2019, Tuesday between India & Bangladesh at Sophia Gardens cricket stadium Cardiff and New Zealand & West Indies at County Ground cricket stadium Bristol at Local Time 02:30 PM and GMT 09:30 PM
What is the warm-up match in cricket?
Practice matches or Warm-Up matches are played between all qualified nations who take part as for preparation, experiment and to acclimatise to pitch and weather conditions. Warm up matches don’t qualify international status so termed as practice matches.
Usually, teams send their main 8 to 9 batsman available in a squad to get used to the conditions. Captains call off every batsman who charged up with 50 or 100 runs.
What are the rules for a warm-up match in cricket?
All 15 men’s squads can play in a single match with four substitutes. Once a player replaced with substitute shall not be allowed to rejoin except fielding. Suber sub or substitute player can bowl, bat, field or wicket keeping.
Any player from 15 men squad can do bowling irrespective of whether he came to bat or not. Actually, there are no such rules in the warm-up or practise matches except playing eleven.
How many teams are in the 2019 Cricket World Cup?
Top 10 cricket teams will play ICC cricket world cup 2019. Which includes England, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Afghanistan.
ICC has decreased the number of teams to play ODI ICC World Cup 2019 from top 14 teams to top 10 in previous years 2011 and 2015.
What is the date of World Cup 2019?
ICC World Cup 2019 will start from Thursday, May 30, 2019, in England at Kennington Oval London ground at local time 02:30 PM and 09:30 AM GMT. World Cup 2019 event will consist of a total of 48 matches starting from May 30, 2019, to July 14, 2019.
Both semi-finals will be played on July 09 and July 11 in Manchester and Birmingham respectively. Final will be played on July 14, 2019, at the historic ground at Lord’s London.
How many countries play in the cricket World Cup?
2019 Cricket World Cup will be played for the first time on Round-Robin rule. Top 10 Cricket teams of the world are in a clash for this mega event.
Each team will play a single match with all of the teams at the Group stage that will comprise 45 total matches at the first stage. Top 4 teams with the highest points and ratings will qualify for Knock-Out’s (Semi-Finals).
Which country will host the World Cup 2019?
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be officially hosted by England and Wales starting from May 30, 2019, to July 14, 2019, a 45 days mega event. All matches will be held in 10 big cities of England including London, Nottingham, Cardiff, Bristol, Southampton, Taunton, Manchester, Birmingham, Leeds and Chester-Ie-Street.
London will host 10 matches including Final match on Sunday, July 14, 2019, at Lord’s London between TBC (1st Semi Final Winner) Vs TBC (2nd Semi Final Winner) at 02:30 PM Local and 09:30 AM GMT.
Manchester will host 6 matches including 1st Semi final of ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 between TBC 1 Vs TBC 4 on July 09, 2019 at Old Trafford cricket stadium Tuesday at 02:30 PM Local and 09:30 AM GMT.
Nottingham, Birmingham and Southampton will host five matches for each including 2nd Semi-Final at Edgbaston cricket stadium in Birmingham on Thursday, July 11, 2019, at 02:30 PM Local and 09:30 AM GMT.
Cardiff and Leads will host four matches for each.
Bristol, Taunton and Chester-Ie-Street will host three matches for each.
What is a golden duck in cricket?
If a batsman got out without scoring a single run is called duck in cricket. It’s not any fresh terminology used in these days but also states history. The golden duck stands for batsman got out for not at the very first ball he faced.
In March 1877 a historic test match was being played between England and Australia at Melbourne in Australia. Ned Gregory got out for nought by Andrew Greenwood at bowling fo James Lillywhite. Let me tell you some of the very interesting facts about the golden duck’s for nought by looking back into history.
West Indian player Courtney Walsh got out for nought for 43 times in international test cricket. While in first-class cricket Reg Perks England player got out for nought for 156 times.
In 1986 Indian tailender Maninder Singh got out for nought by Australian bowler Greg Matthews at a 4th ball he played and became part of history second tied test match.
Another Indian player is known as “Bombay Duck” all-rounder Ajit Agarkar who got out without scoring a single run for the five consecutive times against Australia.
Diamond duck partnership is associated with Australian tailender Josh Hazlewood on January 30, 2017, who got out for nought in a partnership of 50 runs even without facing a single delivery on non-striker’s end.
Anything interesting about CWC 2019?
CWC 2019 is really going to be interested this time due to different rules. Interesting facts about this cricket world cup are below mentioned.
England will host ICC Cricket World Cup for the 5th time.
For the first time, CWC 2019 will be played without two test teams Zimbabwe and Ireland.
There is no group formate in this Cricket World Cup 2019.
There are no associate or qualifying teams to play this CWC 2019.
Top ten cricket teams will play this Cricket World Cup 2019 including England, India, New Zealand, South Africa, Pakistan, Australia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, West Indies, Afghanistan.
All matches will start at 2:30 PM local time and 9:30 PM GMT.