Five matches to be held at the Rose Bowl

Five matches to be held at the Rose Bowl

 Sports Desk daily-bangladesh.com

 Published: 01:30 PM, 20 May 2019   Updated: 01:30 PM, 20 May 2019

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The ICC World Cup 2019 kicks off on 30 May with the hosts England taking on South Africa at the Kennington Oval in London. 

All the 10 teams in the competition - India, England, South Africa, West Indies, Pakistan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, Australia and Bangladesh - will play against each other in the round-robin stage. The top four teams with qualify for the semi-finals. All the teams will be playing against each and every other team in the World Cup for the first time since 1992.

The World Cup will span 48 matches in all, of which 45 will make up the group stage. Each team will play nine group stage matches, and the top four will progress to the semifinals, similar to how the 1992 World Cup was held. 

All of the matches will be held at 11 venues - 10 in England and one in Wales. Among the matches, five world cup matches and two World cup warm-up matches will be held at the Rose Bowl (cricket ground) Southampton, England. 

The Rose Bowl  
    Also or formerly known as The Ageas Bowl, West End 
    Established: 2001
    Capacity: 6,500 (20,000 with temporary seating)
    Floodlights: Yes
    End names: Pavilion End, Northern End
    Home teams: Hampshire, Hampshire 2nd XI. 

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 matches scheduled at this venue
•    England vs Australia, 3rd Warm-up game, May 25, Saturday.

•    Australia vs Sri Lanka, 7th Warm-up game, May 27, Monday.

•    India vs South Africa, ICC Cricket World Cup Match 8, June 5, Wednesday. 

•    South Africa vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup Match 15, June 10, Monday. 

•    England vs West Indies, ICC Cricket World Cup Match 19, June 14, Friday. 

•    Afghanistan vs India, ICC Cricket World Cup Match 28, June 22, Saturday. 

•    Afghanistan v Bangladesh, ICC Cricket World Cup Match 31, June 24, Monday. 

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