The 11 Cricket Stadiums for the 2019 World Cup

The 2019 Cricket World Cup will start on 30 May 2019 and will take place in both England and Wales. The tournament will feature a total of 10 national teams from across the globe, providing a total of 48 different matches that will occur across 11 different cricket stadiums. To better prepare you for the World Cup, we decided to list the best cricket stadiums in and around England where the tournament will take place.

Trent Bridge, Nottingham

The stadium first opened its doors in 1841 and is considered a historic stadium when it comes to cricket. It’s first ODI occurred in 1974 and has been a venue that hosted the World Cup in 1999, 1983, 1979, and 1975. During the 2019 World Cup, the stadium will play host to 5 different matches which will include Pakistan vs England.

The Riverside, Durham

The stadium was established in 1995 and will play host to a total of three fixtures during the 2019 World Cup. The stadium previously hosted a total of 4 cricket fixtures during a World Cup that all occurred in 1999. The highest total at this cricket ground was 261/6 accumulated by Pakistan.

The Oval, London

The famous Oval cricket ground will play host to a total of 5 fixtures which will include the opening game between South Africa and England. This cricket ground is renowned for the first ever Test match between Australia and England in 1880 and has managed to play host to more than 100 Test matches since.

Old Trafford, Manchester

This cricket ground will be the busiest venue from all other cricket stadiums during the tournament. It will play host to a total of 6 matches which will include one semi-final match. It will also play host to one of the best fixtures during the tournament when Pakistan play against India.

Lord’s, London

Lord’s is undoubtedly one of the most iconic grounds in the world. The cricket stadium first opened it’s doors in 1814 and has played host to a total of 10 World Cup fixtures which included finals from 1999, 1983, 1979, and 1975. The stadium will play host to 5 different matches during the 2019 Cricket World Cup, including the final of the tournament.

Headingley, Leeds

This cricket stadium will once again play host to some of the best cricket players in the world. The venue has been playing host to World Cups in 1999, 1983, 1979, and 1975. The stadium will now play host to 4 different games that will include the match between Sri Lanka and England.

Hampshire Bowl, Southampton

This cricket stadium will play host to the Cricket World Cup for the first time in 2019 and will feature a total of 5 matches.

Other Stadiums

The remaining stadiums that will form part of the 2019 World Cup include Edgbaston, Birmingham, the County Ground, Taunton, the Cardiff Wales Stadium, Cardiff, and the Bristol County Ground in Bristol to provide some genuinely electrifying cricket action this year.


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