With the ICC World Cup fever starting today we are all set for the good upcoming 45 days. London being a place of beautiful stadiums, here is a list of all the stadiums which will host the ICC World Cup 2019
The Oval, London
The Oval also known as Kia Oval is an international cricket ground situated in Kennington in South London. The 2017 final ICC World Cup was held here. Formerly, it was a market garden which was given on lease for the purpose of a cricket ground.
The Riverside Durham, Durham
Riverside Ground is a cricket venue in Chester-le-Street, County Durham. It has previously hosted 4 ICC World Cup fixtures, which all took place in 1999.
Old Trafford, Manchester
A cricket ground in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester opened in 1857 as a home of Manchester Cricket Club. It has been the home to the Lancashire County Cricket Club since 1864. A lot of redevelopment has been done since 2009 to modernise the facilities and to preserve it as an international match venue.
Cardiff Wales Stadium
Cardiff Wales Stadium has hosted 3 editions of the ICC World Cup. The stadium has short straight boundaries and very long square boundaries.
Lord’s is widely considered to be a home of cricket and is a home to world’s oldest sporting museum.With a history of 205 years, Lord’s today is not on its original place but is one of the three grounds which were established. The first ground is referred to as Lord’s Old Ground, where Dorset Square is.
Bristol County Ground
Formerly known as Ashley Down Ground and then was renamed as Fry’s ground when bought by a local confectionery. It was later named as Phoenix County Ground and also named as The Royal & Sun Alliance County Ground. It previously has a concrete roof over the public terraces which has now been demolished.
Hampshire Bowl, Southampton
The Hampshire Bowl stadium is the home of the Hampshire County Cricket Club who have played since 2001. The stadium after redevelopment has a four star Hilton hotel with a media centre overlooking the ground.
India is going to play at Hampshire Bowl on June 5, 2019 with South Africa and on June 22, 2019 with Afghanistan.
County Ground Taunton, Taunton
The County Ground will host 3 ICC World Cup 2019 fixtures. The stadium hosted 2 matches in 1999 which included the India V/S Sri Lanka. It is a stadium which is surrounded by number of stands and pavilions.
One of the oldest international cricket venues in the world. Hosting ODIs since 1973 and is given the opportunity to host 4 World Cup 2019 matches.
India is going to play at Headingley on July 6, 2019 with Sri Lanka.
The Edgbaston Cricket Ground is a cricket ground in Edgbaston area of Birmingham. It is considered the fourth largest cricket stadium. It hosted the ICC Champions Trophy final in 2013.
Trent Bridge, Nottingham
Trent Bridge is more than a century old and is a home to Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club. It has not been changed ever since its foundations in 1889.
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