Cricket World Cup 2019: London Stadium will NOT host matches after ICC scrap plans

THE ICC has scrapped plans to stage the 2 largest World Cup group matches on the London Stadium.

After 18 months of negotiations and planning, organisers have run out of time to show the house of West Ham into a short lived cricket stadium.

 The London Stadium will NOT play host to any Cricket World Cup games

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The London Stadium will NOT play host to any Cricket World Cup video games

As an alternative, England vs Australia will be performed at Lord’s on June 25, 2019, and Pakistan vs India will be at Previous Trafford on June sixteen.

The thought had been to make use of a drop-in pitch and appeal to a crowd of round 60,000 – the most important for a cricket match within the UK – for each video games. A check occasion would have been required.

With dates and ticket particulars for the World Cup being introduced within the subsequent few days, all matches will now be performed at eleven conventional cricket venues.

The event begins on Might 30 when England face South Africa on the Oval.

 Lord's will host England vs Australia on June 25, 2019

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Lord's will host England vs Australia on June 25, 2019


FAST bowler Mohammad Amir, who skilled a delay receiving his visa, arrived in England final night time for the beginning of Pakistan’s tour.

He missed the workforce’s opening apply session.

Pakistan play Kent on Saturday and participate in Eire’s inaugural Check match subsequent month earlier than the First Check towards England at Lord’s on Might 24.

Coach Mickey Arthur stated: “We’re a younger aspect however we now have a whole lot of expertise. It’s more and more troublesome for groups to win away from house nowadays, however that’s our purpose.”

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THE ICC has scrapped plans to stage the 2 largest World Cup group matches on the London Stadium.

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