Cape Town - Wednesday marks a year to go until the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup, with hosts England taking on South Africa at The Oval in London on May 30, 2019.
format for the 2019 edition, the same used in Australia and New Zealand in
1992, sees the 10 best teams in the world go head to head in a round-robin
format, resulting in a true world champion.
celebrate the milestone and start the countdown, London-based artist Caleb Femi
has written a Cricket World Cup declaration setting out the promise of the
event to fans around the world and what it means to cricket fans in England and
ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales is truly unique," said ICC CEO Dave Richardson.
"It offers every
competing nation a ‘home crowd’ atmosphere with passionate fans. That combined
with the best teams in the world going head to head in outstanding venues is a
fantastic combination for cricket fans globally.
"We’re going to make this event a great celebration of
cricket and the cultural diversity of our sport, bringing people and
communities together from Manchester to Mumbai and Southampton to Sydney."