ICC World Cup 2019 opening ceremony

ICC World Cup 2019 opening ceremony : The tournament, which takes place across England and Wales over the period of seven weeks, gets underway on Thursday, when hosts England play South Africa at The Oval. on Wednesday When and Where to Watch Live TV Broadcast of Opening Ceremony, Online Streaming, Here’s all you need to know about the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 live opening ceremony (know the date, time & venue details) in London

ICC World Cup 2019 opening ceremony Live



The 10-team tournament has returned to the World Cup 1992 format in which all teams face one another once in a single round robin format. The four teams that top the league stage will then face off in the two semi-finals.

The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will launch with a bang as London’s iconic Mall plays host to a spectacular Opening Party on the eve of the event.

The event will formally commence tomorrow with host England playing their opening match against South Africa at The Oval in London.

The ‘not-to-be-missed’ live broadcast Opening Party will be a mix of music, dance and some of the biggest names in sport with a winner takes all sporting competition.


The glittering event organised in partnership with The Royal Parks within the backdrop of Buckingham Palace, will be live broadcast around the world between 9-10 pm PST.

The audience across globe is anxiously awaiting the event as the organisers have kept the details under wraps.

Steve Elworthy, Managing Director at ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, said: “The Opening Party will capture the very essence of what makes this tournament so special and will be hugely exciting for the fans that are lucky enough to attend but also across broadcast we will show the world what they have to look forward to over the next 45 days of cricket action.

The opening ceremony of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be held on May 29 (Wednesday) and several high-profile names will be in attendance.

Guests: Royal guests from England including queen Elizabeth II will be gracing the opening ceremony. As per a report in Daily Mail, the Buckingham Palace will be the backdrop of the event but no players of the participating 10 teams will be attending it, as the ICC looks to keep them free of fatigue ahead of the start of the tournament.

Every participating nation will be represented by a cricketing legend and a celebrity. The England and Wales will be represented by Kevin Pietersen and Love Island’s Chris Hughes.

Performers: A few members of drum and bass band Rudimental will perform. Comedian Paddy McGuinness will join the audience for the ‘celebration of cricket, music and culture’.

ICC World Cup 2019 Opening Ceremony Live Streaming Details

The wait is officially over as cricket’s biggest extravaganza – ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is all set to begin in England on May 30. The tournament will be officially launched with an Opening Party on The Mall on Wednesday. In the tournament opener, hosts England will lock horns with South Africa at The Oval in London. The 45-day tournament will see 48 matches to be played. The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reportedly planned events like live sport, music and entertainment for 4,000 fans – who will be present at the venue.

Team India will kick start their campaign against the Proteas on June 5. The format for the 2019 edition will see 10 best teams in the world going head-to-head in a Round-Robin format. The CWC’19 will culminate with the fifth final at the iconic Lord’s Cricket Ground on July 14.