World Cup Cricket Opening Ceremony 2019 : ICC World Cup 2019 will be held at The Mall in London on Wednesday When and where to watch, A total of 45 matches will be played, with each team playing a total of nine matches in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. The top four teams from the group will progress to the knockout stage.
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The ICC World Cup 2019 will begin with a glittering opening ceremony in London on Wednesday, a day before the blockbuster opening content between England and South Africa. The two teams will clash at the Oval to mark the beginning of the showpiece event in UK. ((ICC World Cup 2019: Full coverage))
Although none of the players will be present for the opening ceremony, the International Cricket Council claim that it is going to set the tone for the World Cup for the next 45 days.
ICC has decided to officially launch the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with an Opening Party on The Mall on Wednesday. Former England cricketer Andrew Flintoff and comedian Paddy McGuinness will be hosting the ceremony and events like live sport, music and entertainment for 4,000 fans will certainly make it a lavish affair. Former international cricketers of almost all 10 countries are also expected to be present at the ceremony to inaugurate the tournament.
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“It will be the most celebrated start to a Cricket World Cup ever,” the International Cricket Council (ICC) had earlier said in a press release. This is the first time in the history of ICC World Cup that the opening ceremony will not take place in a stadium.
During the 2015 Cricket World Cup, two opening ceremonies were held in New Zealand and Australia on the eve of the beginning of the tournament. One took place in North Hagley Park, Christchurch in New Zealand while the other in Melbourne, Australia. Thousands of fans turned up to watch the opening ceremony in both locations.
The one-month long tournament will formally kick off tomorrow with host England playing their opening match against South Africa at London. Team India will lock horns with South Africa on June 5 in their opening game. The format for the tournament will be a single group of 10 teams, with each team playing the other nine onces. This means a total of 45 matches will be played, with each team playing a total of nine matches. The top four teams from the group will progress to the knockout stage.