ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Format
The group stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will see a single set of ten groups, with each team playing the other nine teams at a round-robin format. The best four teams in the conclusion of the group stage will advance to the knockout stage comprising of a closing plus 2 semi-finals. The winner from each semi-final will then battle it out for the trophy at the final.
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CWC 2019 Latest News and Updates
Shaun Marsh Out of CWC 2019 via Injury (05-July-2019)
Australia batsman Shaun Marsh has been ruled out with a forearm of the remainder of the Cricket World Cup 2019. He sustained the injury after being struck on his left forearm by a Pat Cummins delivery while practicing in the nets on the eve of their final league match against South Africa. The Australia group has announced wicketkeeper-batsman Peter Handscomb as a replacement for Marsh.
Vijay Shankar’s World Cup Campaign Ends Because of Injury (01-July-2019)
India all-rounder Vijay Shankar was ruled from the remainder of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 with a toe injury that kept him out of action against England. Ignoring Ambati Rayudu, the team management has declared uncapped batsman Mayank Agarwal as Shankar’s replacement.
Nuwan Pradeep Ruled Out of CWC 2019 with Chickenpox (01-July-2019)
Sri Lanka pace bowler Nuwan Pradeep has been ruled out of the remainder of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 and continues to be shipped back home due to Chickenpox. Kasun Rajitha was called up as a like-for-like replacement for Pradeep. He last played a one-day international earlier this season in March against South Africa.
Sayed Ahmad Shirzad Replaces Aftab Alam at Afghanistan World Cup Squad(27-June-2019)
The Afghanistan Cricket Board has removed pace bowler Aftab Alam in the group’s CWC 2019 squad as a consequence of his breach of the ICC’s disciplinary code of behavior. Left-arm seamer Sayed Ahmad Shirzad was termed as Alam’s replacement for the remainder of the tournament.
Sunil Ambris Replaces Andre Russell at WI CWC Squad (26-June-2019)
Andre Russell has been ruled out of this ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 because of a knee injury which had bothered him throughout the tournament. The West Indian all-rounder has been substituted in the 15-man group by batsman Sunil Ambris that has represented his country in six one-day internationals, scoring 316 runs at an average of 105.33. Ambris is set to join with the team before their must-win tie against India on June 27.
Injured Shikhar Dhawan Ruled Out of Cricket World Cup 2019 (19-June-2019)
The Indian team has been dealt a huge setback as opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan has been ruled out of the remainder of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 because of a fractured left thumb. Dhawan, who sustained the injury while batting throughout the game against Australia, had been under observation for over a week. The Indian team management has requested the ICC for Rishabh Pant as a replacement for Dhawan from the group.
Injured Shikhar Dhawan to Miss Three World Cup Matches (12-June-2019)
India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan suffered a thumb injury in the game against Australia last Sunday along with his participation in the rest of this World Cup is in doubt. Dhawan was hit on the thumb by a climbing Pat Cummins delivery and was sent for scans that showed a hairline fracture. He’s currently under the observation of the group direction and can be set to miss India’s next three games – against New Zealand, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Rishabh Pant has been called in as cover for Dhawan.
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