The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup is that the twelfth edition of the Cricket World Cup, a global cricket tournament contested by restroom national groups from the International Cricket Council (ICC). it’s being hosted by England and Wales from thirty could to Bastille Day 2019.
The hosting rights were awarded in Gregorian calendar month 2006, once England and Wales withdrew from the bidding to host the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup that was control in Australia and New Zealand. The primary match was competing at The Oval whereas the ultimate are compete at Lord’s. it’s the fifth time that the Cricket World Cup is being control in England and Wales, following the 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999 World Cups.
The format for the tournament may be a single cluster of ten groups, with every team taking part in the opposite 9 once, and also the prime four at the tip of the cluster part planning to the semi-finals. Initial the primary semi-final is competing between the groups finishing first and fourth within the league, whereas the second semi-final competes between the groups finishing second and third. Given the rise of ICC Full members since the last World Cup, from ten to twelve, this can be the primary World Cup to be contested while not all of the total Member nations being gift. What is more, the quantity of participants was reduced from the previous World Cup’s fourteen participants, and since none of the groups from ICC Associate Member nations created it through the qualifying tournament, this can be the primary World Cup to feature no Associate Members. The 2019 World Cup options ten groups, a decrease from previous World Cups in 2011 and 2015 that featured fourteen groups. The hosts, England, and also the prime seven alternative groups within the ICC someday International rankings as of thirty Gregorian calendar month 2017 attained automatic qualification, with the remaining 2 spots being determined by the 2018 Cricket World Cup Qualifier.
At the time of the announcement of the qualification structure, ICC Associate and Affiliate members, who were bonded four spots within the previous 2 World Cup tournaments, might be drawn by at the most 2 groups, and probably none in any respect if they were overwhelmed by all-time low hierarchic Full Members within the Qualifier. It conjointly meant that a minimum of 2 of the ten take a look at taking part in nations at the time of the announcement would have to be compelled to play within the qualifying tournament, and will probably miss the planet Cup finals entirely.
Following their recent success, Eire and Islamic State of Afghanistan were promoted into the ICC ODI Championship and were conjointly granted full ICC membership, changing into the latest take a look at cricketing nations. However, they still required to qualify for the planet Cup via the present method.