Cricket world cup 2019 – Teams, Venues, Schedule, Top Players

The 2019 Cricket World Cup is the 12th edition which is to be hosted by England and Wales cricket board from 30 May to 15 July 2019.

Actually, the hosting rights were awarded for England in April 2006, after they withdrew from the bidding contest to host the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, which was held in Australia and New Zealand.
The first match of the 2019 cricket world cup will be played at The Oval. This is the fifth time that the Cricket World Cup will be held in England, previously followed by 1975, 1979, 1983 and 1999 World Cups.

Cricket World cup Format:

This time top ten teams are competing for a higher price with each team playing against other nine teams to qualify for the semifinals. The tournament with ten teams has gained so much criticism due to the lack of many Associate teams in the tournament.

VENUES:

Fixture lists for all the tournament were released on 26 April 2018 after the immediate completion of the ICC meeting in Kolkata. The London Stadium which now had been named as the possible venue in the planning stages, and in January 2017 the International Cricket Council completed a complete inspection of the cricket grounds.
These are the venues which they are going to host world cup matches.

Birmingham
Bristol
Cardiff
Chester-le-Street
Leeds
Ground
Edgbaston
Bristol County Ground
Sophia Gardens
Riverside Ground
Headingley
County Team
Warwickshire
Gloucestershire
Glamorgan
Durham
Yorkshire

World Cup Teams:

And, by April 23, 2019, All the participating teams had to submit the names of their respective World Cup squads. The first team to announce their squad was New Zealand.

INDIA:
Squad: Virat Kohli, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Mohammed Shami, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, K L Rahul, Vijay Shankar, MS Dhoni (wk), Kedar Jadhav, Dinesh Karthik (wk), Yuzvendra Chahal, Kuldeep Yadav
11 Strongest Playing: Virat Kohli, Yuzvendra Chahal, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, Rohit Sharma, Shikhar Dhawan, K L Rahul, Hardik Pandya, MS Dhoni, Ravindra Jadeja

AUSTRALIA:
Squad: Aaron Finch (c), Mitchell Starc, Kane Richardson, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff, Nathan Coulter-Nile, Adam Zampa, Nathan Lyon, David Warner, Usman Khawaja, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Alex Carey, Marcus Stoinis, Glenn Maxwell
Strongest Playing 11: Aaron Finch, Pat Cummins, Jason Behrendorff, Adam Zampa. David Warner, Steve Smith, Shaun Marsh, Alex Carey, Glenn Maxwell, Mitchell Starc, Usman Khawaja

ENGLAND:
Squad: Eoin Morgan (c), Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, David Willey, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood, Moeen Ali, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Tom Curran, Joe Denly, Liam Plunkett, Adil Rashid
Strongest Playing 11: Eoin Morgan, Tom Curran, Liam Plunkett, David Willey, Jonny Bairstow, Jos Buttler, Joe Root, Jason Roy, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Moeen Ali,

PAKISTAN:
Squad: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Shadab Khan, Imad Wasim, Hasan Ali, Faheem Ashraf, Shaheen Afridi, Junaid Khan, Muhammad Hasnain/Mohammad Aamir, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Abid Ali, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez,
Strongest Playing 11: Sarfaraz Ahmed (c), Mohammad Hasnain, Shaheen Afridi, Hasan Ali, Junaid Khan, ), Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Babar Azam, Shoaib Malik, Haris Sohail, Mohammad Hafeez,

SOUTH AFRICA:
Squad: Faf du Plessis (c), Aiden Markram, JP Duminy, Dwaine Pretorius, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Anrich Nortje, Imran Tahir, Tabraiz Shamsi, Aiden Markram, Quinton de Kock (wk), David Miller, Andile Phehlukwayo, Hashim Amla, Rassie van der Dussen,
Strongest Playing 11: Faf du Plessis (c), JP Duminy, Dale Steyn, Kagiso Rabada, Lungi Ngidi, Imran Tahir, Quinton de Kock, Aiden Markram, Hashim Amla, Rassie van der Dussen, David Miller,

NEW ZEALAND:
Squad: Kane Williamson (c), Lockie Ferguson, Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Colin Munro, Ish Sodhi, Henry Nicholls, Martin Guptill, Matt Henry, Jimmy Neesham, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham (wk), Tom Blundell (wk), Mitchell Santner, Colin de Grandhomme,
Strongest Playing 11: Kane Williamson (c), Tim Southee, Trent Boult, Lockie Ferguson, Ross Taylor, Tom Latham, Martin Guptill, Henry Nicholls, Mitchell Santner, Colin de Grandhomme, Ish Sodhi,

WEST INDIES:
Squad: Jason Holder (c), Chris Gayle, Nicholas Pooran (wk), Oshane Thomas, Shai Hope, Shannon Gabriel, Sheldon Cottrell, Shimron Hetmyer, Andre Russell, Ashley Nurse, Carlos Brathwaite, Darren Bravo, Evin Lewis, Fabian Allen, Kemar Roach
Strongest Playing 11: Jason Holder (c), Evin Lewis, Kemar Roach, Ashley Nurse, Oshane Thomas, Sheldon Cottrell, Chris Gayle, Andre Russell, Shai Hope, Shimron Hetmyer, Nicholas Pooran (wk),

BANGLADESH:
Squad: Mashrafe Mortaza (c), Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Sabbir Rahman, Mosaddek Hossain, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Rubel Hossain, Mustafizur Rahman, Abu Jayed, Soumya Sarkar, Mushfiqur Rahim (wk), Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan (VC), Mohammad Mithun
Strongest Playing 11: Mashrafe Mortaza, Tamim Iqbal, Liton Das, Soumya Sarkar, Mahmudullah, Shakib Al Hasan, Mustafizur Rahman, Mehidy Hasan Miraz, Mohammad Saifuddin, Mohammad Mithun, Mushfiqur Rahim

AFGHANISTAN:
Squad: Gulbadin Naib (c), Mohammad Shahzad (wk) Najibullah Zadran, Samiullah Shinwari, Mohammad Nabi, Rashid Khan, Noor Ali Zadran, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Asghar Afghan, Hashmatullah Shahidi Dawlat Zadran, Aftab Alam, Hamid Hassan, Mujeeb Ur Rahman.
Strongest Playing 11: Gulbadin Naib (c), Mohammad Nabi, Mohammad Shahzad, Hazratullah Zazai, Rahmat Shah, Hashmatullah Shahidi, Asghar Afghan Rashid Khan, Dawlat Zadran, Mujeeb Ur Rahman, Hamid Hassan

SRILANKA:
Squad: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Avishka Fernando, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeevan Mendis, Milinda Siriwardana, Dhananjaya de Silva, Jeffery Vandersay, Lahiru Thirimanne, Kusal Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews, Thisara Perera, Isuru Udana
Strongest Playing 11: Dimuth Karunaratne (c), Dhananjaya de Silva, Lasith Malinga, Suranga Lakmal, Nuwan Pradeep, Jeevan Mendis, Avishka Fernando, Lahiru Thirimanne, Thisara Perera, Kusal Mendis, Angelo Mathews,

World Cup PRIZE MONEY:

The International Cricket Council also declared a total prize money pool of $10 million for the Cricket world tournament 2019, this is the same as the 2015 edition. The prize money was then distributed according to the performance of the team as follows:
Stage
Prize money (US$)
Total Winner prize
$4,000,000

Runner-up prize

$2,000,000

Losing semi-finalists

$800,000

Winner of each league stage match
$1,800,000

Teams that do not pass the league stage
$100,000

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