ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Format
The group stage of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will see a single group of ten groups, with each team playing the other two teams in a round-robin arrangement. The best four teams in the end of the group stage will progress to the knockout stage consisting of a closing plus 2 semi-finals. The winner from every semi-final will battle it out.
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CWC 2019 Latest News and Updates
Shaun Marsh Out of CWC 2019 through Injury (05-July-2019)
Australia batsman Shaun Marsh has been ruled out of the remainder of the Cricket World Cup 2019 using a fractured forearm. He sustained the injury after being struck on his left forearm with a Pat Cummins delivery whilst practicing in the nets on the eve of the final league match against South Africa. The Australia group has declared 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 out of the remainder of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 using a foot injury which 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 has been known as a like-for-like replacement for Pradeep. He played a one-day international earlier this year in March from South Africa.
Sayed Ahmad Shirzad Replaces Aftab Alam in Afghanistan World Cup Squad(27-June-2019)
The Afghanistan Cricket Board has eliminated pace bowler Aftab Alam from the group’s CWC 2019 squad due to 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 was ruled from the ongoing ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 because of a knee injury which had troubled him throughout the tournament. The West Indian all-rounder has been replaced in the 15-man group by batsman Sunil Ambris who has represented his country in six one-day internationals, scoring 316 runs in an average of 105.33. Ambris is set to join with the team before the 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 massive blow as opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan was ruled out of the remainder of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 due to a fractured left thumb. Dhawan, who sustained the injury while batting during the match against Australia, had been under observation for over a week. The Indian team management has asked the ICC to get Rishabh Pant as a replacement for Dhawan in the squad.
Injured Shikhar Dhawan into Miss Three World Cup Matches (12-June-2019)
India opening batsman Shikhar Dhawan suffered a thumb injury in the match against Australia last Sunday along with his participation in the remainder of this World Cup is in doubt. Dhawan was struck on the thumb by a rising Pat Cummins delivery and was sent for scans which revealed a hairline fracture. He’s currently under the monitoring of the group direction and can be set to overlook India’s next three games – from New Zealand, Pakistan and Afghanistan. Rishabh Pant has been called in as cover for Dhawan.