24 mayo 2018
BBC Radio will cover 2019 Cricket World Cup in UK
If you're travelling to England and Wales for next year's 2019 Cricket World Cup, you will be able to listen to live commentary to the matches that you do not attend with BBC Radio.
Recently, BBC won the radio commentary rights for the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup. The BBC will run commentary on the sporting event next year across BBC Radio 5 live, Sports Extra, and Radio 4 LW, as well as offering a commentary broadcast on the BBC Sport website. The BBC will cover everything from the first cricket match between England and South Africa at The Oval on 30 mayo, to the final of the tournament which will be played at Lord's on 14 julio.
23 mayo 2018
Australia looking to use upcoming UK tour as preparation for 2019 Cricket World Cup
Australia will use their upcoming tour in the UK to prepare for next year's ICC World Cup. Australia will go head-to-head with England in an ODI campaign starting on 13 junio 2018. The 15 man squad will be put to the test in the same conditions that will face at next year's world cup. Australia will hope to gain some valuable experience in this campaign and will look to take this same squad competing in June this year to the Cricket World Cup in 2019.
Australia's ODI squad reserve keeper, Alex Carey, mentioned that during this tour, the Australian team are heavily focusing on getting squad together for next year. He added that Australia have won three out of the last four ICC Cricket World Cup's and their goal is to win the whole tournament in 2019.
Australia's first match is against Afghanistan at Bristol County Ground, Bristol, on 2 junio 2019.
18 mayo 2018
Mohammad Amir wishes to be the best bowler in ICC 2019 Cricket World Cup
Mohammad Amir of Pakistan recently expressed his desire to the be the best bowler in next year's Cricket World Cup. While speaking to the ICC, Amir said that his main wish is for Pakistan to win, but after that he's also wishing to be the best bowler in the tournament. Amir also stated that current Pakistan team have a good rotation policy, which is one of the reasons that he's so prepared for the 2019 Cricket World Cup.
Pakistan's only Cricket World Cup win came in 1992 when Australia and New Zealand hosted the tournament. This will be Mohammad Amir's first world cup and — while he appears hungry — he still shows gratitude, describing his involvement in the event as "like a dream come true".