The 12th edition of Cricket World Cup is all set to be played in England from 30 May to 15 July 2019. Ten national teams will be competing in the tournament. Australia will be title defending champion in 2019 ICC World Cup as Aus won 2015 world cup by defeating New Zealand in the final.
England is hosting the event, hence they qualify for championship directly. As of 30 Sep 2017 International Cricket Council’s MRF team ratings, 7 teams will make direct qualification to 2019 cricket world cup. Rest two teams will come from ICC World Cup 2018 Qualification round.
ICC World Cup 2019 Teams (Qualified)
- South Africa
- New Zealand
- Sri Lanka
- West Indies
World Cup 2019 Squads
Eoin Morgan (c), Alex Hales, Jonny Bairstow, Moeen Ali, Adil Rashid, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Jason Roy, Liam Plunkett, Mark Wood, Joe Root, Jos Buttler, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes.
Aaron Finch (c), David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Alex Carey, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Steve Smith, Marcus Stoinis, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Mitchell Starc, Jhye Richardson, Nathan Lyon, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa.
Virat Kohli (c), Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, KL Rahul, Hardik Pandya, Vijay Shankar, Yuzvendra Chahal, M.S. Dhoni, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami.
4. South Africa
Faf du Plessis (c), Lungi Ngidi, Quinton de Kock, Hashim Amla, David Miller, Aiden Markram, Andile Phehlukwayo, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Rassie van der Dussen, Kagiso Rabada, Imran Tahir, Anrich Nortje, Dale Steyn, Tabraiz Shamsi.
5. New Zealand
Kane Williamson (c), Tom Blundell, Trent Boult, Tom Latham, Colin de Grandhomme, Colin Munro, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Henry Nicholls, Tim Southee, Jimmy Neesham, Lockie Ferguson, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Ross Taylor.
6. Sri Lanka
Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Jeffrey Vandersay, Lahiru Thirimanne, Jeevan Mendis, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Dhananjaya de Silva, Lasith Malinga, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana, Angelo Mathews, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, M Siriwardena.
Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Faheem Ashraf, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Junaid Khan, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Shoaib Malik.
Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Mosaddek Hossain, Litton Kumer Das, Soumya Sarker, Mahmud Ullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Shabbir Rahaman, Mushfiqur Rahim, Shaifuddin, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammed Mithun, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed Rahi, Rubel Hossain.
9. West Indies
Gulbadin Naib (c), Noor Ali Zadran, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Mohammad Shahzad Najibullah Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Mohammad Nabi, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Rashid Khan, Hamid Hassan, Samiullah Shinwari, Mujeeb ur Rahman.
What do you think friends, which 4 teams will make into semi-finals? And Who will win 2019 cricket world cup?