2019 Cricket World Cup is scheduled to be played from 30th May to 14th July across eleven different venues in England and Wales, The 12th edition of the competition will see 10 teams fight it out for the coveted trophy. Reigning Champions Australia will be looking to successfully defend their crown in this World Cup.
Host England are dubbed as favorites to win the World Cup on home soil. The cricket pundits feel that this is their best chance to lift the coveted prize. Virat Kohli’s India are not far behind as they are looked as a team who can win their third World Cup this year.
Here are some of the important statistics related to 2019 Cricket World Cup
1992 was the last time Pakistan lifted the Cricket World Cup. Two years ago, Sarfaraz and co. beat India to win their maiden ICC Champions Trophy in England.
0 centuries for Pakistan’s all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez in the World Cup competition. He currently has scored 215 runs in 8 matches at an average of 30.71 with one half-century to his name.
7 wickets needed by Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga to complete 50 wickets in the World Cup tournaments. Malinga currently has taken 43 wickets at an average of 21.11
191 runs required by New Zealand opening batsman Martin Guptill to complete 1000 runs in the World Cup competition. Guptill currently has scored 809 runs in 17 matches at an average of 57.78 with two centuries to his name.
17 wickets needed by New Zealand pace bowler Tim Southee complete 50 wickets in the World Cup competition. He currently has taken 33 wickets in 17 matches at an average of 23.75.
2 centuries for Indian Captain Virat Kohli in the World Cup competition. He currently has scored 587 runs in 17 matches at an average of 41.92