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Cricket World Cup 2015 - Match Fixtures, Events, History and ICC News - As it Happens!

22:45 - By Himanshu Suri 0

cricket world cup 2015
With the 2015 Cricket World Cup only 2 months away, teams throughout will as of now be into their planning for the event as a plethora of one-day international matches come up on the calender.

Facilitating the cricket world cup cricket 2015 shockingly after a long gap of almost 2 decades, both Australia and New Zealand will be certain of solid runs in 2015 world cup competition, however they won't be without challengers.

Crisp from toppling Australia in the late triangular matchup's in Zimbabwe, South Africa look generally set to break their duck at the World Cup and ought to be suited by the normal conditions. 

Likewise landing with high trusts will be the influential subcontinental sides, most eminently India and Sri Lanka. MS Dhoni's men demonstrated exactly how suited they are to the 50-over organization by cruising past England, while Angelo Mathews has headed Sri Lanka to a momentous run of structure in 2014.

Yet, what would we be able to anticipate from the 2015 World Cup in a more extensive sense?

ICC Cricket World Cup History (1975 - 2011)

                                      World Cup Winners
YearHost CountryWinnersRunners-Up
1975EnglandWest IndiesAustralia
1979EnglandWest IndiesEngland
1983EnglandIndiaWest Indies
1987India & PakistanAustraliaEngland
1992Australia & New ZealandPakistanEngland
1996India, Pakistan & Sri LankaSri LankaAustralia
2003South Africa, Kenya & ZimbabweAustraliaIndia
2007West IndiesAustraliaSri Lanka
2011Bangladesh, India and Sri LankaIndiaSri Lanka
2015Australia & New ZealandTo be playedTo be played

How would the Teams Qualify in Cricket World Cup 2015?


ICC Development Committee had endorsed a proposal in September 2011 that another 50-over League be presented which will serve as the qualifying system for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.

The main two teams in the eight group 50-over League will qualify naturally for the World Cup and rest of the teams will fight for the rest 2 qualifiers.

2015 World Cup Schedule 

The 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup will be the eleventh ICC Cricket World Cup that is going to be held in Australia and New Zealand starting February 14 to March 29, 2015.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Schedule

2015 ICC Cricket World Cup Schedule, Timetable and Fixtures

Match Date Pool Team Venue, Stadium
1Fri, Feb 14, 14Pool ASri Lanka V New Zealand Hagley Oval, Christchurch
2Fri, Feb 14, 14 (D/N)Pool AEngland V Australia Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
3Sat, Feb 15, 14 (D/N)Pool BSouth Africa V Zimbabwe Seddon Park, Hamilton
4Sat, Feb 15, 14 (D/N)Pool BIndia V Pakistan Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
5Sun, Feb 16, 14Pool BWest Indies V Ireland Saxton Oval, Nelson
6Mon, Feb 17, 14Pool ANew Zealand v Scotland University Oval, Dunedin
7Tue, Feb 18, 14 (D/N)Pool AAfghanistan v Bangladesh Manuka Oval, Canberra
8Wed, Feb 19, 14Pool BUnited Arab Emirates v Zimbabwe Saxton Oval, Nelson
9Thu, Feb 20, 14 (D/N)Pool AEngland V New Zealand Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington
10Fri, Feb 21, 14Pool BPakistan V West Indies Hagley Oval, Christchurch
11Fri, Feb 21, 14 (D/N)Pool AAustralia V Bangladesh The Gabba, Brisbane
12Sat, Feb 22, 14Pool AAfghanistan v Sri Lanka University Oval, Dunedin
13Sat, Feb 22, 14(D/N)South Africa V India Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
14Sun, Feb 23, 14Pool AEngland v Scotland Hagley Oval, Christchurch
15Mon, Feb 24, 14 (D/N)Pool BWest Indies V Zimbabwe Manuka Oval, Canberra
16Tue, Feb 25, 14 (D/N)Pool BIreland v United Arab Emirates The Gabba, Brisbane
17Wed, Feb 26, 14Pool AAfghanistan v Scotland University Oval, Dunedin
18Wed, Feb 26, 14 (D/N)Pool ASri Lanka V Bangladesh Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
19Thu, Feb 27, 14 (D/N)Pool BSouth Africa V West Indies Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
20Fri, Feb 28, 14 (D/N)Pool AAustralia V New Zealand Eden Park, Auckland
21Fri, Feb 28, 14 (D/N)Pool BIndia v United Arab Emirates WACA, Perth
22Sat, Mar 1, 14Pool AEngland V Sri Lanka Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington
23Sat, Mar 1, 14 (D/N)Pool BPakistan V Zimbabwe The Gabba, Brisbane
24Mon, Mar 3, 14 (D/N)Pool BSouth Africa V Ireland Manuka Oval, Canberra
25Tue, Mar 4, 14 (D/N)Pool BPakistan v United Arab Emirates McLean Park, Napier
26Tue, Mar 4, 14 (D/N)Pool AAustralia v Afghanistan WACA, Perth
27Wed, Mar 5, 14Pool ABangladesh v Scotland Saxton Oval, Nelson
28Thu, Mar 6, 14 (D/N)Pool BIndia V West Indies WACA, Perth
29Fri, Mar 7, 14 (D/N)Pool BSouth Africa V Pakistan Eden Park, Auckland
30Fri, Mar 7, 14 (D/N)Pool BZimbabwe V Ireland Bellerive Oval, Hobart
31Sat, Mar 8, 14Pool ANew Zealand v Afghanistan McLean Park, Napier
32Sat, Mar 8, 14 (D/N)Pool AAustralia V Sri Lanka Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
33Sun, Mar 9, 14 (D/N)Pool AEngland V Bangladesh Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
34Mon, Mar 10, 14 (D/N)Pool BIndia V Ireland Seddon Park, Hamilton
35Tue, Mar 11, 14 (D/N)Pool AScotland v Sri Lanka Bellerive Oval, Hobart
36Wed, Mar 12, 14 (D/N)Pool BSouth Africa v United Arab Emirates Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington
37Thu, Mar 13, 14 (D/N)Pool ABangladesh V New Zealand Seddon Park, Hamilton
38Thu, Mar 13, 14 (D/N)Pool AEngland V AfghanistanSydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
39Fri, Mar 14, 14 (D/N)Pool BIndia V Zimbabwe Eden Park, Auckland
40Fri, Mar 14, 14 (D/N)Pool AAustralia v Scotland Bellerive Oval, Hobart
41Sat, Mar 15, 14Pool BWest Indies V UAEMcLean Park, Napier
42Sat, Mar 15, 14 (D/N)Pool BPakistan V Ireland Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
43Tue, Mar 18, 14 (D/N)Quarterfinal 1TBC v TBC (A1 v B4) Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
44Wed, Mar 19, 14 (D/N)Quarterfinal 2TBC v TBC (A2 v B3) Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne
45Thu, Mar 20, 14 (D/N)Quarterfinal 3TBC v TBC (A3 v B2) Adelaide Oval, Adelaide
46Fri, Mar 21, 14 (D/N)Quarterfinal 4TBC v TBC (A4 v B1) Wellington Regional Stadium, Wellington
47Mon, Mar 24, 14 (D/N)Semi-final 11st Semi-Final - TBC v TBC Eden Park, Auckland
48Wed, Mar 26, 14 (D/N)Semi-final 22nd Semi-Final - TBC v TBC Sydney Cricket Ground, Sydney
49Sat, Mar 29, 14 (D/N)FINALTBC v TBC Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne

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