ICC organizes cricket world cup in every four years time span since 1975 and upcoming 2019 cricket world cup is set to be hosted in England. The tournament will be played between 30 May and 14 July in which 10 national teams will be competing.
Today we are going to see some interesting facts, stats and figures about the forthcoming ODI cricket world cup.
Interesting facts about 2019 cricket world cup
1. It will be 12th edition of cricket world cup.
2. England to host the tournament for record fifth time. Previously in 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999.
3. Lord’s to host ICC world cup final for the 5th time which most by any venue in the history.
4. 2019 cwc will be first world cup when at least one test playing nation will be missing as Ireland, Zimbabwe won’t be playing in the championship.
5. It will be first occasion when no associate member will be featuring in a cricket world cup.
6. First time when West Indies team failed to qualify directly for a Cricket world cup event. Windies played ICC world cup qualifier to enter 2019 world cup.
7. Zimbabwe will be missing ICC world cup for the first time since 1983.
8. Australia are the title defending champions in 2019 world cup. And they have got chance to win ICC world cup for the record sixth time.
9. The CWC19 trophy weighs 11 kilograms which is approximately 24.25 pound. The height of cricket world cup trophy is 650 mm.