People around the world are excited and waiting to watch their teams playing Cricket World Cup 2019 in England and Wales. The days between 30th May and 14thJuly will be full of entertaining for the cricket fans. Some high voltage matches expected due to round robin format because all the teams will fight against each other.
Pakistan team known as unpredictable team can once again repeat their Champions Trophy’s performance beating South Africa, England, Sri Lanka and India in the England. India and England are the good teams in 50 over format with good batting line up and bowlers. Matches with Australia are tough for other teams because they have good record in world cups, won five world cups and are defending champions. South Africa have never won the world cup but they will enter the world cup as one of the best sides and they will miss their legend player AB de Villiers.
Some high rated matches that every fan should watch includes:
1- India vs Pakistan, June 16 at 09:30 AM GMT
The most rivalry match in cricket will be held at Old Trafford, Manchester. Pakistan has never won a match from India in world cup history but they have won Final of Champions Trophy 2017 from India that will surely encourage them. India has strong batting and now quality bowlers like Bumrah, Bhuvneshwar and Shami as well. Pakistan has issue of batting and inconsistency in their performance,they will rely on Fakhar Zaman and Babar Azam.
2- Australia vs England, June 25 at 09:30 AM GMT
The Aussies teams Australia and England will face each other at Lord’s, London. There will be a fun when rivals get together. Both teams are always favorite teams to win the world cup.Three times runners-up England will be looking for their first world cup title, they have good chance as they will play in their home ground.
3- New Zealand vs Australia, June 29 at 12:30 PM GMT
The 37th match of the cricket world cup 2019 will be played between New Zealand and Australia at Lord’s, London. New Zealand is 3nd Ranked team and Australia is 6th ranked team in ICC ODI rankings. Both teams have face each other in the final match of World Cup 2015 where Australia won the match by 7 wickets. Once again an exciting match is expected from both sides.
4- South Africa vs England, May 30 at 09:30 AM GMT
The opening match of the World Cup 2019 will be played between Host England and South Africa at Kennington Oval, London. Both teams will look for good start in the tournament. England has the advantage of home ground and familiar with the pitches. South Africa has fast bowlers like Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Ngidi and Philander that can destroy any batting line up.
5- Bangladesh vs Afghanistan, June 24 at 09:30 AM GMT
Afghanistan and Bangladesh will show their skills against each other at The Rose Bowl, Southampton. Afghanistan has played 2015 world cup by winning only one match against Scotland. Afghanistan has won 3 T20 match series 2018 against Bangladesh in India while Bangladesh have won ODI series against Afghanistan in 2016/2017 by 2-1. Both teams play fighting match to secure victory.