India will play a match against Pakistan in the ICC World Cup 2019 on June 16 at Old Trafford Manchester, a BCCI official said on Tuesday. From 14 teams 10 teams will play, the World Cup in this year will be played in round-robin format where every team plays with each other team.
At the International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executives Meeting, it was proposed that the big-ticket clash will be in Manchester while India will open their campaign against South Africa on June 5, 2019. The recommendation needs to be verified by the ICC board.
Lastly, India won the World Cup in 2011 after 28 years, will be the favorites this time again in the 10-team event. As per maintain in bid the Lodha Committee which says a mandatory 15-day gap is required between the IPL final and any international match, so the South Africa game was postponed by 3 days from June 2 to June 5. The 2019 World Cup will be held in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14.
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