The first match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is set to be played between England and South Africa on May 30 at the Kennington Oval in London. The tournament will be played in round robin format where all the 10 teams to compete against each other and each team has to play nine matches in the group stage. Ahead of the competition, here’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Predictions, Previews, Squads and Schedule.
The format features the top ten best ODI teams who will fight against each other to reach the knockouts. After the end of the group stage, total four teams will qualify for the semifinals and the winners of the matches to play the final on July 14 at Lord’s. Star Sports is the official broadcaster and Hotstar is the official live streaming platform for the World Cup 2019.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Predictions
Team India has picked the form just before the main competition, defeating Bangladesh in the 2nd warm-up match. Dhawan, Rohit, Virat and Dhoni will be the key for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 success. England is the favourites for the world cup as they are playing at home which will help to read the conditions. They also have the best well-balanced side in the tournament.
The defending champions Australia are also back in the form with a 5-0 win against Pakistan and winning bother their warm-up matches. West Indies, Bangladesh and Afghanistan will be hoping to do best in the tournament against the best teams of the world cricket.
New Zealand and South Africa have are the dark horse of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and can beat any team in the competition.
Get the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 predictions for all the matches played between the ten teams a day before the game starts. Here are the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 match predictions:
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Match Predictions
|1||30-May, Thu||England vs South Africa||Kennington Oval, London||England to win|
|2||31-May, Fri||West Indies vs Pakistan||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||West Indies to Win|
|3||1-June, Sat||New Zealand vs Sri Lanka||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff||New Zealand|
|4||1-June, Sat||Afghanistan vs Australia||County Ground, Bristol||Australia|
|5||2-June, Sun||South Africa vs Bangladesh||Kennington Oval, London||South Africa|
|6||3-June, Mon||England vs Pakistan||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||Pakistan|
|7||4-June, Tue||Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff||Afghanistan|
|8||5-June, Wed||South Africa vs India||The Rose Bowl, Southampton||India|
|9||5-June, Wed||Bangladesh vs New Zealand||Kennington Oval, London||New Zealand|
|10||6-June, Thu||Australia vs West Indies||Trent Bridge, Nottingham||Australia|
|11||7-June, Fri||Pakistan vs Sri Lanka||County Ground, Bristol||Pakistan|
|12||8-June, Sat||England vs Bangladesh||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|13||8-June, Sat||Afghanistan vs New Zealand||The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton|
|14||9-June, Sun||India vs Australia||Kennington Oval, London|
|15||10-June, Mon||South Africa vs West Indies||The Rose Bowl, Southampton|
|16||11-June, Tue||Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||County Ground, Bristol|
|17||12-June, Wed||Australia vs Pakistan||The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton|
|18||13-June, Thu||India vs New Zealand||Trent Bridge, Nottingham|
|19||14-June, Fri||England vs West Indies||The Rose Bowl, Southampton|
|20||15-June, Sat||Sri Lanka vs Australia||Kennington Oval, London|
|21||15-June, Sat||South Africa vs Afghanistan||Sophia Gardens, Cardiff|
|22||16-June, Sun||India vs Pakistan||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|23||17-June, Mon||West Indies vs Bangladesh||The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton|
|24||18-June, Tue||England vs Afghanistan||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|25||19-June, Wed||New Zealand vs South Africa||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|26||20-June, Thu||Australia vs Bangladesh||Trent Bridge, Nottingham|
|27||21-June, Fri||England vs Sri Lanka||Headingley, Leeds|
|28||22-June, Sat||India vs Afghanistan||The Rose Bowl, Southampton|
|29||22-June, Sat||West Indies vs New Zealand||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|30||23-June, Sun||Pakistan vs South Africa||Lord’s, London|
|31||24-June, Mon||Bangladesh vs Afghanistan||The Rose Bowl, Southampton|
|32||25-June, Tue||England vs Australia||Lord’s, London|
|33||26-June, Wed||New Zealand vs Pakistan||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|34||27-June, Thu||West Indies vs India||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|35||28-June, Fri||Sri Lanka vs South Africa||Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street|
|36||29-June, Sat||Pakistan vs Afghanistan||Headingley, Leeds|
|37||29-June, Sat||New Zealand vs Australia||Lord’s, London|
|38||30-June, Sun||England vs India||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|39||1-July, Mon||Sri Lanka vs West Indies||Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street|
|40||2-July, Tue||Bangladesh vs India||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|41||3-July, Wed||England vs New Zealand||Riverside Ground, Chester-le-Street|
|42||4-July, Thu||Afghanistan vs West Indies||Headingley, Leeds|
|43||5-July, Fri||Pakistan vs Bangladesh||Lord’s, London|
|44||6-July, Sat||Sri Lanka vs India||Headingley, Leeds|
|45||6-July, Sat||Australia vs South Africa||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|46||9-July, Tue||TBC vs TBC 1st Semifinal||Old Trafford, Manchester|
|47||11-July, Thu||TBC vs TBC 2nd Semifinal||Edgbaston, Birmingham|
|48||14-July, Sun||TBC vs TBC Final||Lord’s, London|
Top Team Batsman
Afghanistan – Hazratullah Zazai
Australia – David Warner
Bangladesh – Mushfiqur Rahim
England – Jonny Bairstow
India – Virat Kohli
New Zealand – Ross Taylor
Pakistan – Fakhar Zaman
South Africa – Faf du Plessis
Sri Lanka – Kusal Mendis
West Indies – Shai Hope
Top Team Bowler
Afghanistan – Rashid Khan
Australia – Pat Cummins
Bangladesh – Rubel Hossain
England – Jofra Archer
India – Jasprit Bumrah
New Zealand – Trent Boult
Pakistan – Hasan Ali
South Africa – Kagiso Rabada
Sri Lanka – Lasith Malinga
West Indies – Sheldon Cottrell
Squads for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019
Aaron Finch (capt), Jason Behrendorff, Alex Carey (wk), Nathan Coulter-Nile, Pat Cummins, Usman Khawaja, Nathan Lyon, Shaun Marsh, Glenn Maxwell, Kane Richardson, Steve Smith, Mitchell Starc, Marcus Stoinis, David Warner, Adam Zampa.
Faf du Plessis (capt), Hashim Amla, Quinton de Kock (wk), JP Duminy, Aiden Markram, David Miller, Chris Morris, Lungi Ngidi, Andile Phehlukwayo, Dwaine Pretorius, Kagiso Rabada, Tabraiz Shamsi, Dale Steyn, Imran Tahir, Rassie van der Dussen.
Eoin Morgan (capt), Moeen Ali, Jofra Archer, Jonny Bairstow (wk), Jos Buttler (wk), Tom Curran, Liam Dawson, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, James Vince, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood.
Virat Kohli (capt), Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal, Shikhar Dhawan, MS Dhoni (wk), Ravindra Jadeja, Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul, Mohammed Shami, Vijay Shankar, Rohit Sharma, Kuldeep Yadav.
Gulbadin Naib (capt), Mohammad Shahzad (wk), Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Kane Williamson (capt), Tom Blundell (wk), Trent Boult, Colin de Grandhomme, Lockie Ferguson, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Tom Latham (wk), Colin Munro, Jimmy Neesham, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Ish Sodhi, Tim Southee, Ross Taylor.
Sarfaraz Ahmed (capt & wk), Asif Ali, Babar Azam, Fakhar Zaman, Haris Sohail, Hasan Ali, Imad Wasim, Imam-ul-Haq, Mohammad Amir, Mohammad Hafeez, Mohammad Hasnain, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi, Shoaib Malik, Wahab Riaz.
Mashrafe Mortaza (capt), Abu Jayed, Liton Das (wk), Mahmudullah, Mehidy Hasan, Mohammad Mithun (wk), Mohammad Saifuddin, Mosaddek Hossain, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mustafizur Rahman, Rubel Hossain, Sabbir Rahman, Shakib Al Hasan, Soumya Sarkar, Tamim Iqbal.
Dimuth Karunaratne (capt), Avishka Fernando, Suranga Lakmal, Lasith Malinga, Angelo Mathews, Jeevan Mendis, Kusal Mendis (wk), Kusal Perera (wk), Thisara Perera, Nuwan Pradeep, Dhananjaya de Silva, Milinda Siriwardana, Lahiru Thirimanne, Isuru Udana, Jeffrey Vandersay.
Jason Holder (capt), Fabian Allen, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Sheldon Cottrell, Shannon Gabriel, Chris Gayle, Shimron Hetmyer, Shai Hope (wk), Evin Lewis, Ashley Nurse, Nicholas Pooran, Kemar Roach, Andre Russell, Oshane Thomas.