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Top Upcoming Sports Event in 2019

1.ICC Cricket World Cup 2019-

The XII edition of ICC Cricket World Cup is going to be played in 2019. It is going to be a Round robin tournament for the first time and is scheduled to be played in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. It is the fifth time that the cricket world cup will be held in England and Wales.

The format of the World Cup 2019 is changed from the past in the new format there will be a single group of 10 teams and each team will play against other nine teams and the top four leading teams in the tournament will head towards the Knockout stage of semi-final and finals. This format has gained criticism due to a decrease in the no of the participating team. The team playing in ICC 2019 are: –

Po.

Team

Pld

W

L

NRR

Qualification

1

 England

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0

0

+0.000

Advance to semi-finals

2

 South Africa

0

0

0

+0.000

3

 India

0

0

0

+0.000

4

 Australia

0

0

0

+0.000

5

 New Zealand

0

0

0

+0.000

Eliminated

6

 Pakistan

0

0

0

+0.000

7

 Bangladesh

0

0

0

+0.000

8

 Sri Lanka

0

0

0

+0.000

9

 Afghanistan

0

0

0

+0.000

10

 West Indies

0

0

0

+0.000

 

2.AFC Asian Cup 2019-

The XVII edition of the AFC Asian Cup is going to be played in 2019. It is organized by Asian Football Confederation (AFC). It will be held in the United Arab Emirates from 5 January to 1 February 2019.  It is the second time it will be held in UAE.

The AFC 2019 will contest of 24 teams changed from the previous cup which contested of 16 teams,

Australia will be defending their title.

3.  Rugby World Cup 2019-

This going to be the IX season of Rugby World Cup, it is going to be held in Japan from 20 September to 2 November. The host of the tournament is chosen by biding.

The opening match is going to take place at Ajinomoto Stadium in Chōfu, Tokyo, and the final match will be held at the Nissan Stadium in Yokohama, Kanagawa Prefecture. 

On September 20, The opening ceremony is going to be held in Tokyo. The Korean-born Japanese singer Yasuo Namekawa, the singer Kiyoe Yoshioka, British Tenor Paul Potts are going to perform in it.

 

4.  Indian Premier League 2019-

This is going to be XII season of IPL;  the tournament could be held in South Africa or the United Arab Emirates due to the Indian general elections. It will be held between March 23 and May 13. The Chennai Super King won the previous edition of IPL by defeating Sunrisers Hyderabad.

The auction for IPL was held in DEC 2018, it was seen the main agenda for the teams was to look for young talent instead of the big players.

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