The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be the 11th ICC Cricket World Cup to be held from 14 February 2015 to 29 March 2015. The World Cup 2015 is scheduled to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Curious cricket fans are already looking for a way to download cricket world cup 2015 schedule or time table. The hosting right is awarded at the time of 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup for which Australia and New Zealand originally bid to host. During the tournament, total 49 matches will be played out of which 26 games played at 14 venues in Australia while New Zealand hosts 23 games in 7 cities (venues). The final match of the tournament was will take place at Melbourne Cricket ground. Whereas Sydney and Auckland hosting the Semifinals of the tournament. This is the second time that the tournament will be held in Australia and New Zealand, firstly it was held in 1992. The 2015 World Cup is expected to be the largest international sporting event for both countries in 2015.
During 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup, the ICC was so impressed by the efficiency of the Trans-Tasman bid (presented by Australia and New Zealand for hosting the tournament) that they decided to award the next World Cup, to be held in 2015, to them. The tournament will feature 14 teams, the same number as the 2011 World Cup, giving associate and affiliate member nations a chance to participate. 14 Countries included in the tournament are New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Australia, England, South Africa, Pakistan, India, Zimbabwe, Ireland, West Indies, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Scotland, and United Arab Emirates. The format of the tournament ensures that each team gets to play a minimum of six matches even if they exit in the group stage.
World Cup 2015 Group/ Pool
There are Two-group stages in the tournament: Pool A and Pool B. Top A teams from both the pools will qualify for Quarterfinals. The teams allocated to Pool A and Pool B are given in the table below:
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|Pool A||Pool B|
|Qualifier 2||Qualifier 1|
|Qualifier 3||Qualifier 4|
The Local Organizing Committee of the World Cup 2015 tournament was finalized consisting of Mr. John Harnden as Chief Executive, Mr. James Strong as Chairman of the Committee and Mr. Ralph Waters as the Deputy Chairman. The broadcasting rights of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 tournament has sold to ESPN and Star Cricket at a price of US$ 2 billion. It will be one of the world’s largest International Sports tournaments, with 14 competing teams and more than 400 accredited players and officials taking part in it.
We all know that India is the defending champions defeating Sri Lanka by six wickets in the finals, having won the tournament in 2011 when it was held in Mumbai. On this 2015 Cricket World Cup tournament, tickets for India V/s Pakistan match (Pool B), scheduled on 15 February 2015 was reportedly sold within 12 minutes. In 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, India will compete against Zimbabwe at Eden Park, Auckland, on March 14. In the group, India will also play against South Africa (in Melbourne on February 22), UAE (in Perth on February 28), West Indies (in Perth on March 6) and Ireland (in Hamilton on March 10).
Cricket World Cup 2015 Schedule
Would you like to download cricket world cup 2015 schedule? The world cup will start from 14th February and two big clashes will happen on the first day itself. We are also going to see traditional rival Australia taking on England and India taking on Pakistan. Perhaps, this is what makes this year’s world cup more interesting.
Check out the complete schedule of 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup from 14 Feb. 2015 to 29 March 2015.
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|14, February 2015||Group A – New Zealand vs Sri Lanka||Christchurch, NZ|
|14, February 2015||Group A – Australia vs England||Melbourne|
|15, February 2015||Group B – South Africa vs Zimbabwe||Hamilton|
|15, February 2015||Group B – India vs Pakistan||Adelaide|
|16, February 2015||Group B – Ireland vs West Indies||Saxton Oval, Nelson|
|17, February 2015||Group A – New Zealand vs Scotland||Dunedin|
|18, February 2015
||Group A – Afghanistan v Bangladesh||Canberra|
|19, February 2015||Group B – Zimbabwe vs UAE||Saxton Oval, Nelson|
|20, February 2015
||Group A – New Zealand vs England||Wellington|
|21, February 2015||Group B – Pakistan vs West Indies||Christchurch|
|21, February 2015||Group A – Australia vs Bangladesh||Brisbane|
|22, February 2015||Group A – Afghanistan vs Sri Lanka||Dunedin|
|22, February 2015||Group B – India vs South Africa||Melbourne|
|23, February 2015||Group A – England vs Scotland||Christchurch|
|24, February 2015||Group B – West Indies vs Zimbabwe||Canberra|
|25, February 2015||Group B – Ireland vs UAE||Brisbane|
|26, February 2015||Group A – Afghanistan vs Scotland||Dunedin|
|26, February 2015||Group A – Bangladesh vs Sri Lanka||Melbourne|
|27, February 2015||Group B – South Africa vs West Indies||Sydney|
|28, February 2015||Group A – New Zealand vs Australia||Auckland|
|28, February 2015||Group B – India vs UAE||Perth|
|01, March 2015||Group A – England vs Sri Lanka||Wellington|
|01, March 2015||Group B – Pakistan vs Zimbabwe||Brisbane|
|03, March 2015||Group B – Ireland vs South Africa||Canberra|
|04, March 2015||Group B – Pakistan vs UAE||Napier|
|04, March 2015||Group A – Australia vs Afghanistan||Perth|
|05, March 2015||Group A – Bangladesh vs Scotland
||Saxton Oval, Nelson|
|06, March 2015||Group B – India vs West Indies||Perth|
|07, March 2015
||Group B – Pakistan vs South Africa||Auckland|
|07, March 2015||Group B – Ireland vs Zimbabwe||Hobart|
|08, March 2015||Group A – New Zealand v Afghanistan||Napier|
|08, March 2015||Group A – Australia vs Sri Lanka||Sydney|
|09, March 2015||Group A – England vs Bangladesh||Adelaide|
|10, March 2015||Group B – India vs Ireland||Hamilton|
|11, March 2015||Group A – Sri Lanka vs Scotland||Hobart|
|12, March 2015||Group B – South Africa vs UAE||Wellington|
|13, March 2015||Group A – New Zealand vs Bangladesh||Hamilton|
|13, March 2015||Group A – Afghanistan vs England||Sydney|
|14, March 2015||Group B – India vs Zimbabwe||Auckland|
|14, March 2015||Group A – Australia vs Scotland||Hobart|
|15, March 2015||Group B – West Indies vs UAE||Napier|
|15, March 2015||Group B – Ireland v Pakistan||Adelaide Oval|
|18, March 2015||1st Quarter-Final||Sydney|
|19, March 2015||2nd Quarter-Final||Melbourne|
|20, March 2015||3rd Quarter-Final||Adelaide|
|21, March 2015||4th Quarter-Final||Wellington|
|24, March 2015||1st Semi-Final||Auckland|
|26, March 2015||2nd Semi-Final||Sydney|
|29, March 2015||WORLD CUP 2015 FINAL||Melbourne|
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