International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced the schedule for World Cup 2019 & we can say India team is all set for the same. As per the schedule released for ICC World Cup 2019, the opening match will be on 30 May 2019 between the hosts England & South Africa. Whereas team India will play the first match of ICC World Cup 2019 on 5th June against South Africa at Southampton. And the final of ICC World Cup (Cricket) 2019 will be played on 14 July in Lords.
14 different teams from various countries of the World will be participating in the ICC World Cup 2019 including- England, South Africa, Windies, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Australia, Sri Lanka. In 1983 & 2011 only India has picked up the winners trophy in ICC World Cup under the captainship of Kapil Dev & M.S Dhoni respectively. Will it be the third time for India in ICC World Cup 2019?
ICC World Cup 2019: Match Schedule (Date & Time) of India Team
As per the schedule of ICC World Cup 2019, team India will be playing a total of 9 matches to qualify in the Semi-finals. Know the full schedule including the date, time & venue of Team India World Cup matches for the year 2019-
India Vs South Africa (June 5, 2019): Hampshire Bowl, Southampton
India Vs Australia (9 June 2019): The Oval, London
India Vs New Zealand (13 June 2019): Trent Bridge, Nottingham
India Vs Pakistan (June 16, 2019): Old Trafford, Manchester
Afghanistan Vs India (June 22, 2019): Hampshire Bowl, Southampton
West Indies Vs India (27 June 2019): Old Trafford, Manchester
India Vs England (30 June 2019): Edgbaston, Birmingham
India Vs Bangladesh (July 2, 2019): Edgbaston, Birmingham
Sri Lanka Vs India (6 July 2019): Headingley, Leeds
In 2015 team India disappointed the cricket lovers in the country by not even getting into the finale. Whereas in the same year Australia became the champions for the 5th time by defeating New Zealand. But we for sure hope for the best in ICC World Cup 2019 tournament. Lords for the 5th time will be hosting the final match of ICC World Cup 2019. And it will be the 12th edition of ICC World Cup since it has been started in the year 1975 & once in every 4 years ICC use to conduct a grand World Cup.
We wish team India all the very best for the ICC World Cup 2019 & hope to see the trophy back in the country for the third time.