ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 is here, days away. If you are not already excited about the event, here are three cricket world cup details that will surely incite your excitement as these Cricket World Cup details make CWC2019 best one ever.
3. Hosts England Look Formidable:
England, the home of cricket, has hosted the event more than any other team in the world. Still, they have yet to win their maiden title. As they host cricket world cup 2019, they’ll look forward to breaking the jinx.
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In 2015, they were knocked out by Bangladesh and opinions had it that England is solely a test cricket nation, not fit to play one-day internationals.
The criticism was stern, but still had a drop of truth in it. England knew it, too. That is why they have played an exceptional cricket since then, especially ODIs. They score like no other team, score at strike rate much higher.
England is one of the best teams when it comes to 400 plus scores. They have even the highest ODI team score ever to their credit. It was in 2018 as they scored 481 against Australia. In that match, it was Jonny Bairstow who scored a quickfire century along with Alex Hales.
Jonny Bairstow, Joe Root, captain Morgan, all look in terrific touch, hence can be top 3 players of cricket world cup squad of England. They’ll expect to lay strong claim on the trophy in the upcoming 2019 cricket world cup.
2. Icons of the Game Playing their Last World Cup
2019 cricket world cup will see heroes of the game grace the event one last time. As young players make entry to their first ever world cup outing, many senior players will say farewell to the prestigious tournament.
It is unlikely for fans to miss the game as players don national colors one last time, enough to incite excitation.
These players include MS Dhoni, Ross Taylor, Shoaib Malik, Dale Steyn, Angelo Mathews, Mohammad Hafeez, Hashim Amla, Imran Tahir, Chris Gayle, Lasith Malinga, and Mashrafe Mortaza.
1. Young v Old: Battle between Instincts & Experience
Many young players find a place in the teams playing the cricket world cup 2019. The young, for their fire-blazing batting, bowling, and fielding, rely much on natural instincts.
The vintage players on the other hand resort to their experience to contribute to the winning cause of the team. So it will be as much a battle between two teams as between old and young players in the 2019 cricket world cup being held in England and Wales.
To see how they fare is certainly an appetizer for the cricket world cup 2019. It will make the tournament doubly excited for the fans. How do you think these Cricket World Cup details impact this year’s Cricket World Cup?