Event hosts England will open the World Cup 2019 once they face South Africa at The Oval in London on Might 30.
The World Cup 2019 winners will obtain a file $four million for lifting the trophy, the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) introduced on Friday. In all, a complete of $10 million is on supply through the showpiece one-day worldwide (ODI) event, which begins on Might 30 in England and Wales and lasts 46 days. Event hosts and favourites England, bidding to win the trophy for the primary time, will open the quadrennial occasion once they face South Africa at The Oval in south London on Might 30.
It will likely be the primary fixture of a World Cup the place all 10 groups will play one another within the group section forward of the knockout phases that can culminate with a ultimate at Lord’s in northwest London on July 14.
Eleven venues throughout England and Wales shall be used because the ten groups within the event will play towards one another in a single-league format, with the highest 4 sides after 45 matches to qualify for the 2 semi-finals.
The semi-finals shall be performed at Outdated Trafford in Manchester and Edgbaston in Birmingham on 9 and 11 July respectively, whereas Lord’s will host the ultimate on July 14.
England and Wales have beforehand staged Cricket World Cups in 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999.
Australia is probably the most profitable crew within the historical past of the World Cup, having gained occasions in 1987, 1999, 2003, 2007 and 2015. The Windies gained the primary two editions in 1975 and 1979, whereas India gained in 1983 and 2011.
Different winners are Pakistan in 1992 and Sri Lanka in 1996.
(With AFP Inputs)