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Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule: Fixtures, TV channel, previews

by Wisden Staff 4 minute read

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales kicks off on May 30 where England take on South Africa. It will conclude on July 14 at Lord’s.

Here’s everything you need to know about the Cricket World Cup Schedule, dates, predictions, previews and television coverage.

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Cricket World Cup Schedule

England v South Africa (G1), The Oval, May 30

West Indies v Pakistan (G2), Trent Bridge, May 31

New Zealand v South Africa (G3), Sophia Gardens, June 1

Afghanistan v Australia (G4, D/N), Bristol, June 1

South Africa v Bangladesh (G5), The Oval, June 2

England v Pakistan (G6), Trent Bridge, June 3

Afghanistan v Sri Lanka (G7), Sophia Gardens, June 4

South Africa v India (G8), Rose Bowl, June 5

Bangladesh v New Zealand (G9, D/N), The Oval, June 5

Australia v West Indies (G10), Trent Bridge, June 6

Pakistan v Sri Lanka (G11), Bristol, June 7

England v Bangladesh (G12), Sophia Gardens, June 8

Afghanistan v New Zealand (G13), Taunton, June 8

India v Australia (G14), The Oval, June 9

South Africa v West Indies (G15), Rose Bowl, June 10

Bangladesh v Sri Lanka (G16), Bristol, June 11

Australia v Pakistan (G17), Taunton, June 12

India v New Zealand (G18), Trent Bridge, June 13

England v West Indies (G19), Rose Bowl, June 14

Sri Lanka v Australia (G20), The Oval, June 15

South Africa vs Afghanistan (G21, D/N), Sophia Gardens, June 15

India vs Pakistan (G22), Old Trafford, June 16

West Indies v Bangladesh (G23), Taunton, June 17

England v Afghanistan (G24), Old Trafford, June 18

New Zealand v South Africa (G25), Edgbaston, June 19

Australia v Bangladesh (G26), Trent Bridge, June 20

England v Sri Lanka (G27), Headingley, June 21

India v Afghanistan (G28), Rose Bowl, June 22

West Indies v New Zealand (G29, D/N), Old Trafford, June 22

Pakistan v South Africa (G30), Lord’s, June 23

Bangladesh v Afghanistan (G31), Rose Bowl, June 24

England v Australia (G32), Lord’s, June 25

New Zealand vs Pakistan (G33), Edgbaston, June 26

West Indies v India (G34), Old Trafford, June 27

Sri Lanka v South Africa (G35), The Riverside, June 28

Pakistan v Afghanistan (G36), Headingley, June 29

New Zealand v Australia (G37, D/N), Lord’s, June 29

England v India (G38), Edgbaston, June 30

Sri Lanka v West Indies (G39), The Riverside, July 1

Bangladesh v India (G40), Edgbaston, July 2

England v New Zealand (G41), The Riverside, July 3

Afghanistan v West Indies (G42), Headingley, July 4

Pakistan v Bangladesh (G43), Lord’s, July 5

Sri Lanka v India (G44), Headingley, July 6

Australia v South Africa (G45, D/N), Old Trafford, July 6

Semi-final 1, Old Trafford, July 9

Semi-final 2, Edgbaston, July 11

Final, Lord’s, July 14



Cricket World Cup previews & predictions

England’s Jonny Bairstow is one of the favourites to finish as tournament top run-scorer

Discover tips, previews and predictions for the Cricket World Cup below:

Afghanistan – TEAM PREVIEW

Australia – TEAM PREVIEW

Bangladesh – TEAM PREVIEW



New Zealand – TEAM PREVIEW


South Africa – TEAM PREVIEW


West Indies – TEAM PREVIEW

What channel are Cricket World Cup matches being shown on?

Sky Sports (subscription required) will broadcast all Cricket World Cup matches live for UK viewers. The majority of matches start at 10:30am but each Saturday there’s a double match-day, one of which will be a day-night fixture with a 1:30pm. A list of official broadcasters worldwide can be found on the ICC’s website.

In the UK, highlights of every Cricket World Cup match will be televised on Channel 4 throughout the tournament.

How can I follow the Cricket World Cup on wisden.com?

Cutting edge scorecards: Head over to our Match Centre and follow all the action live. CricViz predictor tools, dismissal summaries, wagon-wheels, betting odds and more.

Expert opinion: Insightful reads from some of the finest writers in the game, including columns by Lawrence Booth, Jo Harman and Phil Walker. See opinion

News, views and previews: Stay in-the-know with the the latest stories

Podcasts: We’re doing daily podcasts throughout the Cricket World Cup, supplemented by some weekly specials. We have a fantastic guest list lined up too. You can listen to all our podcasts here


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