Know the 11 Stadiums of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

 

As the date for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is approaching near, the excitement in cricket lovers is building up.

Here’s the complete schedule for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019:

 

Match No Date/Day Match Time (AST*) Venue
1 30-May, Thu England vs South Africa 12:30 PM Kennington Oval, London
2 31-May, Fri West Indies vs Pakistan 12:30 PM Trent Bridge, Nottingham
3 1-June, Sat New Zealand vs Sri Lanka 12:30 PM Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
4 1-June, Sat Afghanistan vs Australia 3:30 PM County Ground, Bristol
5 2-June, Sun South Africa vs Bangladesh 12:30 PM Kennington Oval, London
6 3-June, Mon England vs Pakistan 12:30 PM Trent Bridge, Nottingham
7 4-June, Tue Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka 12:30 PM Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
8 5-June, Wed South Africa vs India 12:30 PM The Rose Bowl, Southampton
9 5-June, Wed Bangladesh vs New Zealand 3:30 PM Kennington Oval, London
10 6-June, Thu Australia vs West Indies 12:30 PM Trent Bridge, Nottingham
11 7-June, Fri Pakistan vs Sri Lanka 12:30 PM County Ground, Bristol
12 8-June, Sat England vs Bangladesh 12:30 PM Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
13 8-June, Sat Afghanistan vs New Zealand 3:30 PM The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
14 9-June, Sun India vs Australia 12:30 PM Kennington Oval, London
15 10-June, Mon South Africa vs West Indies 12:30 PM The Rose Bowl, Southampton
16 11-June, Tue Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka 12:30 PM County Ground, Bristol
17 12-June, Wed Australia vs Pakistan 12:30 PM The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
18 13-June, Thu India vs New Zealand 12:30 PM Trent Bridge, Nottingham
19 14-June, Fri England vs West Indies 12:30 PM The Rose Bowl, Southampton
20 15-June, Sat Sri Lanka vs Australia 12:30 PM Kennington Oval, London
21 15-June, Sat South Africa vs Afghanistan 3:30 PM Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
22 16-June, Sun India vs Pakistan 12:30 PM Old Trafford, Manchester
23 17-June, Mon West Indies vs Bangladesh 12:30 PM The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
24 18-June, Tue England vs Afghanistan 12:30 PM Old Trafford, Manchester
25 19-June, Wed New Zealand vs South Africa 12:30 PM Edgbaston, Birmingham
26 20-June, Thu Australia vs Bangladesh 12:30 PM Trent Bridge, Nottingham
27 21-June, Fri England vs Sri Lanka 12:30 PM Headingley, Leeds
28 22-June, Sat India vs Afghanistan 12:30 PM The Rose Bowl, Southampton
29 22-June, Sat West Indies vs New Zealand 3:30 PM Old Trafford, Manchester
30 23-June, Sun Pakistan vs South Africa 12:30 PM Lord’s, London
31 24-June, Mon Bangladesh vs Afghanistan 12:30 PM The Rose Bowl, Southampton
32 25-June, Tue England vs Australia 12:30 PM Lord’s, London
33 26-June, Wed New Zealand vs Pakistan 12:30 PM Edgbaston, Birmingham
34 27-June, Thu West Indies vs India 12:30 PM Old Trafford, Manchester
35 28-June, Fri Sri Lanka vs South Africa 12:30 PM Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
36 29-June, Sat Pakistan vs Afghanistan 12:30 PM Headingley, Leeds
37 29-June, Sat New Zealand vs Australia 3:30 PM Lord’s, London
38 30-June, Sun England vs India 12:30 PM Edgbaston, Birmingham
39 1-July, Mon Sri Lanka vs West Indies 12:30 PM Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
40 2-July, Tue Bangladesh vs India 12:30 PM Edgbaston, Birmingham
41 3-July, Wed England vs New Zealand 12:30 PM Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street
42 4-July, Thu Afghanistan vs West Indies 12:30 PM Headingley, Leeds
43 5-July, Fri Pakistan vs Bangladesh 12:30 PM Lord’s, London
44 6-July, Sat Sri Lanka vs India 12:30 PM Headingley, Leeds
45 6-July, Sat Australia vs South Africa 3:30 PM Old Trafford, Manchester
46 9-July, Tue TBC vs TBC 1st Semifinal 12:30 PM Old Trafford, Manchester
47 11-July, Thu TBC vs TBC 2nd Semifinal 12:30 PM Edgbaston, Birmingham
48 14-July, Sun TBC vs TBC Final 12:30 PM Lord’s, London

 

*AST or Arabia Standard Time is followed in Asia, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, Jordan, & Qatar. It is  3 hours ahead of GMT.

We all know the details about our favourite players, so this time let’s get to know the venues of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 a little better. You can use this handy guide to keep yourself up to date on the schedule of matches and the means to reach the stadiums.

11 Stadiums Hosting the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

Edgbaston, Birmingham

Nestled in Birmingham’s southern suburb, Edgbaston is Warwickshire County Cricket Club’s home. The stadium was built in 1882 having a capacity of 25,000 people. It has the best modern ground in England, and the Thwaite Memorial Scoreboard that was constructed in 1950 is considered to be one of the most remarkable features of the stadium.

Edgbaston

How to reach?

You can reach the venue through public transport. However, if you are staying nearby, you can also choose to walk or cycle.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 25, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: NZ vs. SA on Jun, 19 Wednesday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 33, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: NZ vs. PAK on Jun, 26 Wednesday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 38, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. IND on Jun, 30 Sunday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 40, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: BAN vs. IND on Jul, 02 Tuesday at 03:00 PM
  • 2nd Semi-Final, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: Jul, 11 Thursday at 03:00 PM
  • 1st Test, Australia tour of England, 2019: ENG vs. AUS on Aug, 01 Thursday at 03:30 PM

 

Headingley, Leeds

Headingley is situated in the suburb of Leeds. Yorkshire Cricket Club call the stadium their home. Established in 1890, it can accommodate as many as 17,500 persons.

Headingley

How to reach?

The railway is the best way to reach this stadium. You can also take a taxi or event day shuttle services to reach the venue.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 27, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. SL on Jun, 21 Friday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 36, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: PAK vs. AFG on Jun, 29 Saturday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 42, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: AFG vs. WI on Jul, 04 Thursday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 44, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: SL vs. IND on Jul, 06 Saturday at 03:00 PM
  • 3rd Test, Australia tour of England, 2019: ENG vs. AUS on Aug, 22 Thursday at 03:30 PM

 

The Oval, London

The Kennington Oval is located near the river Thames. Host to ten World Cup matches since its inauguration in 1975; this is also the place where England and Australia played the first Test match on English soil in 1880.

The Kennington Oval

How to reach?

The most convenient option is the London metro. You can also avail London Bus services.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 1, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. SA on May, 30 Thursday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 5, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: SA vs. BAN on Jun, 02 Sunday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 9, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: BAN vs. NZ on Jun, 05 Wednesday at 06:00 PM
  • Match 14, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: IND vs. AUS on Jun, 09 Sunday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 20, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: SL vs. AUS on Jun, 15 Saturday at 03:00 PM
  • 5th Test, Australia tour of England, 2019: ENG vs. AUS on Sep, 12Thursday at 03:30 PM

 

Lord’s, London

Lord’s is home to home to England and Wales Cricket Board and is owned by the Marylebone Cricket Club. It has a unique structure designed by Sir Herbert Baker. This iconic stadium is considered to be the ‘Mecca of Cricket’ and quite obviously, playing here is regarded as an absolute honour by many cricketers. Playing a Test at what is considered to be the cricket’s home is still considered as the highest point for many cricketers.

Lords, London

How to reach?

The stadium is situated in central London. You can either take the Metro or London bus to reach the venue.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 30, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: PAK vs. SA on Jun, 23 Sunday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 32, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. AUS on Jun, 25 Tuesday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 37, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: NZ vs. AUS on Jun, 29 Saturday at 06:00 PM
  • Match 43, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: PAK vs. BAN on Jul, 05Friday at 03:00 PM
  • Final, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: Jul, 14 Sunday at 03:00 PM

 

Old Trafford, Manchester

Lancashire Cricket Club and the famous Manchester United football club call Emirates Old Trafford their home. It lies south of the Manchester city centre. It can accommodate an audience of 19,000 people.

Old Trafford

How to reach?

Old Trafford is 3 miles from Manchester Piccadilly. Manchester Piccadilly has a good network of the railway.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 22, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: IND vs. PAK on Jun, 16 Sunday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 24, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. AFG on Jun, 18Tuesday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 29, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: WI vs. NZ on Jun, 22Saturday at 06:00 PM
  • Match 34, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: WI vs. IND on Jun, 27Thursday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 45, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: AUS vs. SA on Jul, 06 Saturday at 06:00 PM

 

Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street

Riverside Ground is Durham County Cricket Club’s home. The first significant match was played here in 1992 between Durham and the New Zealanders. Its infrastructural development was undertaken in 1995, and the seating capacity was increased to 17,000 people.

Riverside Ground

How to reach?

It is almost at a distance of 6 miles from Durham. You don’t have to worry about transport as shuttle bus services will operate on match days from Durham station to the Riverside.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 35, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: SL vs. SA on Jun, 28 Friday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 39, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: SL vs. WI on Jul, 01 Monday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 41, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. NZ on Jul, 03 Wednesday at 03:00 PM

 

Sophia Gardens, Cardiff

Sophia Gardens or the SWALEC Stadium has been a witness to some of the most significant matches in the history of Glamorgan County Cricket Club. The first match was played between Glamorgan and Indians in 1967. It can accommodate 15,000 people.

Sophia Gardens

How to reach?

You can walk, cycle or opt for public transport to reach the venue depending on your location.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 10, ICC Cricket World Cup Warm-up Matches, 2019: BAN vs. IND on May, 28 Tuesday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 3, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: NZ vs. SL on Jun, 01 Saturday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 7, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: AFG vs. SL on Jun, 04Tuesday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 12, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. BAN on Jun, 08 Saturday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 21, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: SA vs. AFG on Jun, 15 Saturday at 06:00 PM

 

The Rose Bowl, Southampton

Michael Hopkins & Partners, the award-winning architects are the designers behind the Hampshire or Rose Bowl which is in the shape of a circular amphitheater. It is home to Hampshire County Cricket Club and will host a World Cup match for the first time on June 5 since its establishment in 2001. The stadium has the capacity to fit in 25,000 people.

rose bowl

How to reach?

There are free shuttles available to reach the venue from Southampton Airport. If you’re staying in London or Weymouth, then you can reach the stadium by train.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 8, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: SA vs. IND on Jun, 05 Wednesday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 15, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: SA vs. WI on Jun, 10 Monday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 19, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. WI on Jun, 14 Friday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 28, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: IND vs. AFG on Jun, 22 Saturday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 31, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: BAN vs. AFG on Jun, 24 Monday at 03:00 PM

 

County Ground, Bristol

Situated in Ashley Down area, County Ground stadium was established by WG Grace, former English cricketer in 1889 with a capacity of accommodating 15,000 persons. It has been a host to Gloucestershire for almost 130 years. The stadium has hosted three World Cup matches in the past and will host another three this time.

Bristol_County_Ground

How to reach?

The stadium is just 2.5 miles away from the Temple Meads Station which is well-connected by trains to London, Birmingham, and Taunton. Alternatively, you can also hop on a local bus on Gloucester Road. Don’t drive to the venue on your personal vehicles as there is no parking facility available.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 4, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: AFG vs. AUS on Jun, 01 Saturday at 06:00 PM
  • Match 11, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: PAK vs. SL on Jun, 07 Friday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 16, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: BAN vs. SL on Jun, 11 Tuesday at 03:00 PM

 

Trent Bridge, Nottingham

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club’s home, this stadium was built in 1841 with a capacity of accommodating as many as 17,000 people and since then has proved to be quite historic and lucky for the host nation. England has won many matches in Trent Bridge.

Trent Bridge

How to reach?       

It’s easily accessible due to its proximity to Nottingham railway station which is just a mile away from the stadium. Tram and local buses are other ways of reaching the venue. Those who love walking can reach the stadium through official walking route organized by ICC between Nottingham station and Trent Bridge.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 2, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: WI vs. PAK on May, 31 Friday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 6, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: ENG vs. PAK on Jun, 03 Monday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 10, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: AUS vs. WI on Jun, 06 Thursday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 18, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: IND vs. NZ on Jun, 13 Thursday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 26, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: AUS vs. BAN on Jun, 20 Thursday at 03:00 PM

 

The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton

Somerset County Cricket Club call the County Ground their home. It was constructed in 1882 and is surrounded by the beautiful towers of three churches giving its location a distinct edge. The first championship match was played on this ground in 1891.

The Cooper Associates County Ground

How to reach?

It’s easy to reach owing to its half-a-mile distance from the Taunton railway station. The station is well-connected with London, Birmingham, and Bristol.

Upcoming matches:

  • Match 13, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: AFG vs. NZ on Jun, 08 Saturday at 06:00 PM
  • Match 17, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: AUS vs. PAK on Jun, 12 Wednesday at 03:00 PM
  • Match 23, ICC Cricket World Cup, 2019: WI vs. BAN on Jun, 17 Monday at 03:00 PM

 

 

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