Cricket is a very popular game especially in the Indian subcontinent and other Commonwealth countries. As described in my article about Cricket formats, the game is played in three formats – Tests, ODIs, and T20Is. The cricket’s championship tournament – world cup is played in the ODI – also known as One Day International – format every four years.
The 12th edition of the cricket world cup is just around the corner – starting 30th May 2019 – and this article is about what an audience and fans should expect from the tournament.
2019 cricket world cup is a cricket carnival, which will go on for 46 days – from 30th May 2019 to 14th July 2019 – consisting of 48 matches. The tournament will be played in England and Wales. The time being of the summer season, the weather will be great to roam around the country and enjoy its natural beauty.
Cricket world cup is an epitome of a cricketer’s career and every cricketer dreams to represent the country in this championship tournament. While getting a chance, Cricketer wants to give his all to win the tournament.
The tournament involving the world’s top 10 ranking countries, it guarantees the highest quality cricket and best rivalry of the world cricket. India-Pakistan, England-Australia are amongst the archrivals who will look to defeat each other at any cost.
Class of Batsmenship
The tournament will bring out some of the best batting knocks from the world’s top rank batsmen. The chasing master-class, best death over slog, delicate touches and pure technicality would be on display match after match.
Since world cup pitches are not expected to assist too many bowling arts, the raw pace will be the most important factors for teams to rely upon. World’s best bowlers – Jasprit Bumrah, Kagiso Rabada, Mitchell Starc to name a few – will generate raw pace to deceive batsmen at the other end.
Any game being played at the highest level involves much more than the match on the ground. And cricket is no different. During the tournament, you’ll get to see some of the best tactics and game awareness to pull the game in teams’ favor at the crunch moments.
The marquee event in the past has seen so many sportsmanship instances. 2019 cricket world cup is not going to be any different, as it will present some of the best sportsmanship cases between the teams.