ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Pakistan Schedule

Published 05/18/2019, 3:54 AM EDT


ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule

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The Cricketing world shifts its focus to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 after wrapping of IPL 2019. The ten teams participating in the biggest event of cricket will fight for 45 days and over 48 matches to become the best in the world.

The Pakistani team would be aiming to seize the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 trophy after 27 years. Pakistan won the ICC Cricket World Cup in 1992. Only once, the team has played a final since the 1992 World Cup.

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Pakistan has done well in England, in the past. The team conquered the ICC Champions Trophy 2017 in England. Pakistan entered the ICC Champions Trophy as an underdog team. The side started their first ICC Champions Trophy campaign with a one-sided defeat against India. However, the team came back into the tournament, beating the hosts, England in the semi-finals for a rematch with India in the finals.

India was the favourite to win the finals as they had defeated Pakistan quite comfortably in their first match. However, Pakistan came out aggressively and defeated India in one of their best wins against India to wrest the Champions Trophy.

Pakistan’s World Cup 2019 Time Table

Pakistan has not been in a good form, lately as they were whitewashed by Australia in the UAE. The side is currently playing an ODI series against England. Lately, the selective of the Pakistani team has included Mohammad Aamir into the squad after their bowlers under-performance in England. Aamir was not included in the preliminary squad but the latest tour in England came out to be an eye Opener for the selectors.

Senior batsman, Mohammad Hafiz was also included in the side. Hafiz is confident that his team will make the tables turn at the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

He said in a statement, “This is more or less the side we have been playing since the ICC Champions Trophy 2017. I have absolute trust that this site has grown further in experience and stature since 2017. Supported by the flare, skill, talent, and killing-instinct, this side has the capability and potential to rise to the occasion and produce strong performances.”

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Pakistan’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Schedule

PAK vs AFG (Warm-up) May 24 (3 PM IST) County Ground, Bristol
PAK vs BAN (Warm-up)May 26 (3 PM IST)Sophia Gardens, Cardiff
PAK vs WIMay 31 (3 PM IST)Trent Bridge, Nottingham
PAK vs ENGJune 3 (3 PM IST)Trent Bridge, Nottingham
PAK vs SLJune 7 (3 PM IST)County Ground, Bristol
PAK vs AUSJune 13 (3 PM IST)The Cooper Associates County Ground, Taunton
PAK vs INDJune 16 (3 PM IST)Old Trafford, Manchester
PAK vs SAJune 23 ( 3 PM IST)Lord’s, London
PAK vs NZJune 26 (3 PM IST)Edgbaston, Birmingham
PAK vs AFGJune 29 ( 3 PM IST)Headingley, Leeds
PAK vs BANJuly 5 ( 3 PM IST)Lord’s, London

 

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