ICC World Cup Venues 2019 And 11 Grounds 10 City

Posted on June 16, 2019, 1:05 am
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is coming very fast towards us and it will be the 12th episode of the tournament. It will start next 30th May 2019 and end up in next 14th July 2019. In the meantime, a total of 48 matches will be played according to the fixtures. This time England and Wales are going to host the tournament where the total of ten teams will take part. The team’s list has confirmed already and as we know all 48 matches will take place in eleven different venues in England and Wales. So, today we would like to talk about ICC World Cup Venues.

ICC World Cup Venues 2019 Guide to 10 Cities and 11 StadiumsA venue will host six matches and a couple of others will host five matches so far. Besides, there are also the couple of venues that host total three matches as well. Let’s take a look below where we present the full details of ICC World Cup 2019 hosting venues.

ICC World Cup Venues 2019 (10 City, 11 Venues)

1. Edgbaston

If we consider the hosting venues in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019, we must say about Edgbaston Cricket Ground. It is the current home venue of Warwickshire. The seat capacity of the ground is 25,000 for international cricket.

The ground is one of the oldest cricket venues in England which is located at Edgbaston, Birmingham. It is one of the eleven grounds which is selected for ICC World Cup. Considering the seat capacity, it is the 4th largest cricket ground in the United Kingdom.

Along with the semi-final, this ground will host total five matches in upcoming ICC World Cup 2019. The ground was founded in 1882, but the first ODI match took place on 28th August 1972.

2. Lord’s

Lord’s is a cricket ground located in St John’s Wood, London, NW8. The ground Lord’s was founded in 1814 which is 204 years ago and so, it is the oldest cricket ground in the United Kingdom.

Besides, the ground has currently 28,000 spectators capacity which makes it the largest cricket stadium in the United Kingdom as well. Lord’s is a very renowned cricket ground and it is the current home venue of Middlesex since 1877.

The first ODI match took place in the venue on 26th August 1972. The ground will host total five matches in upcoming World Cup 2019 along with the final match.

3. Old Trafford

Old Trafford is the current home venue of Lancashire and it has 26,000 seat capacity. The ground will host the highest number of matches in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019. The match number is six along with the semi-final.

Considering the seating capacity, the ground is one of the biggest cricket venues in the UK. It is located at Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England. The ground was founded in 1857.

4. The Oval

The Oval is the current home venue of Surrey. It has currently 25,500 spectators capacity. The ground will host total five matches in upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.

It is one of the biggest stadium in the United Kingdom that is located at Kennington, London, United Kingdom. The ground was founded in 1845 and the first ODI match took place in the ground on 7th September 1973.

5. Bristol County Ground

Bristol County Ground is the current home venue of Gloucestershire. It is located at Nevil Road, Ashley Down, Bristol. The current seat capacity of the venue is 17,500.

The ground will host total three matches in upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 and selected as one of the eleven venues for the tournament. The ground was founded in 1889 and the first ODI took place on 13th June 1983.

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6. Headingley

Headingley Cricket Ground which is shortly known as Headingley. Due to the sponsoring reason, it is also known as Emerald Headingley Cricket Ground. Headingley is one of the eleven grounds that selected for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.

The ground was founded in 1890 and the current seat capacity is 17,500. The ground is located at Headingley, Leeds. In 5th September 1973 the first ODI took place in the venue. This is the current home venue of Yorkshire.

7. Sophia Gardens

Sophia Gardens is also selected for the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 as one of the eleven ground. It is located at Cardiff, Wales. It is the home venue of Glamorgan County Cricket Club.

Current seat capacity of the ground is 15,643. The ground will host four matches in upcoming World Cup 2019. The first ODI match took place in the venue is 20th May 1999.

8. Rose Bowl

Rose Bowl is a very well known cricket venue which is located at Southampton. It is the current home venue of Hampshire. The current seat capacity is 25,000 and total five matches will take place here in upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.

The ground was established in 2001 and in 10th July 2003 the first ODI cricket took place here.

9. Riverside Ground

Riverside Ground is also a newborn cricket ground which was founded in 1995. The ground is located at Chester-le-Street, County Durham. It is the home venue of Durham County Cricket Club.

For any international competition, the ground has 19,000 seat capacity. The ground will host three matches in upcoming ICC World Cup 2019.

10. Trent Bridge

Trent Bridge is also selected for upcoming ICC World Cup 2019 as one of the eleven venues. It is the current home venue of Nottinghamshire and the current seat capacity for any international cricket competition are 17,500.

The ground will host five matches in upcoming cricket World Cup. It was founded in 1841 and located at West Bridgford, Nottinghamshire, England.

11. County Ground

County Ground is one of the eleven venues that selected for upcoming Cricket World Cup 2019. It is the current home venue of Somerset and currently located at Taunton, Somerset.

The ground was established in 1882 and it has 12,500 spectators capacity. In upcoming World Cup 2019, the ground will hist three matches totally.

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