Wales and England will be playing host in 2019 for the Cricket world cup after they won the rights of the same around 10 years ago. The hosting rights to them were awarded for the years 2011, 2015, and the upcoming year of 2019 as well back in the year 2006 only.
Table of Contents
- The history of the world cup of cricket
- The qualification which is required for a country to be a part of the cricket world cup 2019 is:
- Teams which have qualified for the cricket world cup 2019
- The top seven based on the ICC rankings
- Teams that won in March 2018 for the qualification
- Team-wise matches schedule for Cricket World Cup 2019
The history of the world cup of cricket
The first cricket world cup was held in the year 1975 which is right after four years of the one-day cricket which took the world up by a storm and got people all excited about the sport. This phenomena of having a cricket world cup was making the fans go crazy about the spot and making them fall for the players even more than the authorities could have imagined.
The involvement of the players in the matches and the world cup theme made them continue with it till date. England and Wales have hosted a lot of cricket matches world cup previously also including that of years of 1975, 1979, 1983, and even 1999.
The qualification which is required for a country to be a part of the cricket world cup 2019 is:
Only ten teams can qualify for the cricket world cup tournament. This has been done after the decisions have been taken to shrink the size of the tournament in the world cup. In the years of 2015 and even 2011.
There were 14 teams in the tournament but from this year the ICC have decided that the size of the tournament will be reduced and the number of teams has been reduced to only ten teams now which will make the tournament get over sooner than usual.
They also had the thought that fewer teams will be a better way to enhance the competition and the condition will be much better if there are lesser teams to compete. England will automatically qualify for the tournament as they are hosting the tournament, so they are already in.
Also, all those nations which are on the top seven ranking list of the International nations of the one day by the ICC rankings which have been made even before the tournament according to the last six months of data and the matches the countries have played or won. Now, since
Now since eight spots have already been occupied, which makes only two spots left for the same, so the remaining test players have only two spots to make their place. these places have been assigned to Afghanistan and West Indies by the members of the ICC. This decision has been based on the tournament which was held in the year 2018 in the month of March in Bangladesh.
— ICC Media (@ICCMediaComms) April 26, 2018
Teams which have qualified for the cricket world cup 2019
- England: automatic qualifiers
The top seven based on the ICC rankings
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- Sri Lanka
Teams that won in March 2018 for the qualification
- West Indies
Team-wise matches schedule for Cricket World Cup 2019