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Category: Cricket World Cup 2019

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Scotland should be at Cricket World Cup – here’s a way they could be | The Spin

Sunday’s thrilling victory over England showed Scotland’s potential and made a mockery of the decision to restrict the 2019 Cricket World Cup to 10 teamsThe enthralling Scottish match raised two simple questions. Why are Scotland not playing in the 201…

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ICC chief applies a positive spin at 2019 World Cup launch

• Street cricket at party in Brick Lane kicks off countdown• ‘It is challenge keeping formats from cannibalising each other’It is a brave move to stage a World Cup in a country where the chairman of the board believes “the younger generation” and the “…

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Eoin Morgan not daring to dream of World Cup glory despite England’s form

• England up to third in ODI rankings after six series wins in a row• Morgan wary after disappointment in 2016 World T20 finalEoin Morgan will not allow himself to visualise lifting the World Cup at Lord’s next summer but believes his England team will…

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London Stadium set to miss out on hosting Cricket World Cup matches

ICC official says idea is ‘a thing of the past’Costly transformation would have been neededThe Olympic Stadium in London looks set to miss out on hosting matches in next summer’s ICC Cricket World Cup.Fixtures for the 10-team, 50-over showpiece, which …

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Afghanistan hold nerve to beat Ireland and reach Cricket World Cup

• Ireland 209-7; Afghanistan 213-5; Afghanistan win by five wickets• Ireland miss out on World Cup for the first time since 2003Afghanistan have pipped Ireland to a place at next year’s World Cup after edging home in their all-or-nothing encounter in H…

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Rain, a controversial lbw and DLS: Scotland miss out on Cricket World Cup

• West Indies 198 all out; Scotland 125-5• West Indies win by five runs (DLS)Scotland have failed to qualify for the 2019 cricket World Cup after an agonising, rain-affected, five-run defeat to West Indies via the DLS method.West Indies won the one-day…

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Scotland aim for West Indies scalp but World Cup qualifying an unfair fight | Simon Burnton

Ten teams have been involved in a hugely enjoyable qualifying tournament yet Scotland know they are outsiders with only two Cricket World Cup places up for grabs“If you’d have offered it to us a couple of months ago, that we’d have a last game to quali…

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Ireland hope to avoid falling victim to slimmed down Cricket World Cup | The Spin

In March 10 sides will fight for two remaining places at the 2019 tournament and in-form Ireland face a tough battle to qualifyOn Thursday, Ireland play a Northerns/Easterns XI in Pretoria. This is the opening skirmish in a battle of the utmost importa…

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England’s largest cricket crowd could fill London Stadium at World Cup

• Deal to stage two 2019 ICC World Cup games close to being secured
• ECB looks set to ratify plans for new, eight-team T20 tournament

A deal to stage World Cup matches at the London Stadium, potentially creating the biggest crowd in England in the modern history of the sport, is close to being secured as part of a wider push to popularise the game with new, younger audiences.

As exclusively revealed in the Guardian in December, the ECB is understood to be hopeful of staging two separate matches at the former Olympic Stadium during the next ICC World Cup, taking place in England and Wales in 2019. One of the fixtures will feature England and could be watched by a crowd of 66,000, more than double the capacity of Lord’s.

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ECB considering using Olympic Stadium to host 2019 Cricket World Cup games

• 60,000-capacity London venue is tempting for tournament organisers
• Counties likely to be angered by move away from regular venues

The Olympic Stadium is being seriously considered as a venue for the 2019 Cricket World Cup as part of plans to use the tournament to grow the sport’s appeal. It is also being considered as a venue for the opening ceremony of the competition.

The England and Wales Cricket Board believes that awarding World Cup games to the London Stadium, as it is now known, could help to introduce a new generation of fans to the sport, as well as servicing the huge interest in some matches. Demand for the India-Pakistan fixture in next year’s Champions Trophy, which is being played at Edgbaston, was such that the ECB believes the game could have been sold out eight times over.

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