ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 in Australia, New Zealand
Feb 14 - Mar 29 2015
The 11th edition of the World CupThe 2015 Cricket World Cup will be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand. The location of the games will be evenly split, with the day-night final match to be held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 29.
2015 Cricket World Cup
Same format as the 2011 tournament
Sachin Tendulkar has been named as the 2015 Cricket World Cup Ambassador by the ICC for the second time.
14 teams divided into two groups
Dec 30, 2014The 2015 Cricket World Cup jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand will feature 14 teams, the same number as the 2011 World Cup, giving associate and affiliate member nations a chance to participate. Per ICC regulations, the 10 ICC full member nations qualify for the tournament automatically. 49 matches will be played in 14 venues with Australia staging 26 games while New Zealand hosts 23 games. The seven teams in two groups play each other once before the top four teams from each group qualify for the quarter-finals. The format ensures that each team gets to play a minimum of six matches even if they exit in the group stage. There will be a Super Over in the Cricket World Cup final if the match finishes as a tie.
2015 Cricket World Cup Groups
Group AAustralia (co-host)
New Zealand (co-host)
|8 February 2015||India vs Australia (Warm Up)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|10 February 2015||India vs Afghanistan (Warm Up)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|15 February 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Pakistan (Match 4)||Adelaide Oval, Adelaide|
|22 February 14:30 (D/N)||India vs South Africa (Match 13)||Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne|
|28 February 14:30 (D/N)||India vs United Arab Emirates (Match 21)||WACA Ground, Perth|
|6 March 14:30 (D/N)||India vs West Indies (Match 28)||WACA Ground, Perth|
|10 March 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Ireland (Match 34)||Seddon Park, Hamilton|
|14 March 14:00 (D/N)||India vs Zimbabwe (Match 39)||Eden Park, Auckland|
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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 in EnglandThe 2019 Cricket World Cup will be hosted by England. This will be the twelfth World Cup competition, and the fifth time it has been held in England.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2007The Cricket World Cup is the world's third largest and most viewed sporting event, behind soccer's World Cup and the Summer Olympic Games. The 2007 World Cup will be televised in over 200 countries to a viewing audience estimated at more than two billion television viewers.
It is the first time the Cricket World Cup has been held in the Caribbean.
Trivia: The United States contingent lobbied strongly for matches to be staged at its newly built cricket ground in Lauderhill, Florida, but the ICC decided to award all matches to Caribbean nations.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2007 Final
Final - Sat 28 April
Kensington Oval, Barbados
Sri Lanka vs Australia
Semi-Final 1 Winner vs Semi-Final 2 Winner
World Cup Final, AUS vs SL: Australia lift World Cup 2007
Apr 28, 2007Australia lifted the World Cup trophy for a record third successive time after claiming victory over Sri Lanka in a rain-shortened final on Saturday.
Adam Gilchrist smashed 149, the highest individual score in a World Cup final to propel Australia to 281-4 from their allotted 38 overs before the champions restricted Sri Lanka to 215, thereby winning by a margin of 53 runs (D/L method). Sri Lanka, champions in 1996, were set a revised target of 269 off 36 overs under the Duckworth-Lewis system after rain halted play for 12 minutes during their run chase. Australia team: M L Hayden, A C Gilchrist, R T Ponting, M J Clarke, A Symonds, M E K Hussey, S R Watson, G B Hogg, S W Tait, G D McGrath, N W Bracken Sri Lanka team: S T Jayasuriya, W U Tharanga, K C Sangakkara, D P M D Jayawardene, L P C Silva, T M Dilshan, R P Arnold, W P U J C Vaas, C R D Fernando, S L Malinga, M Muralitharan
World Cup Final, Barbados: Australia 281 for 4 (38.0 overs) beat Sri Lanka 215 for 8 (36.0 overs) by 53 runs (D/L)
IWCC Women's Cricket World Cup
Australia women's beat India women's by 98 runsKaren Rolton became only the second player to make a century in a Women's World Cup final as Australia outclassed India by 98 runs to win the trophy. Rolton hit 11 fours in her 107 not out off 138 balls at Centurion Park. She put on 139 for the fourth wicket with Indian-born Lisa Sthalekar, who was caught and bowled in the final over of Australia's innings for 55.
Four run outs wrecked India's hopes and Cathryn Fitzpatrick picked up two late wickets as they were all out for 117.
Women's World Cup final, Supersport Park, Centurion: Australia 215-4 (50 overs) beat India 117 (46 overs) by 98 runs
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