The Cricket World Cup will start with England's match against hosts South Africa on the Kenyanton Oval on May 30. A total of 48 matches will be played in this year's World Cup in 10 teams. The World Cup will be played in the final on July 14 at Lord's. This year's World Cup will be played in 11 venues. Let's take a look at this year's World Cup venues:
The Oval, London: The inaugural match of the World Cup will be held at The Oval Stadium. The stadium was built in 1845. In the historic ground, in 1880, the first Test match was held in England. There are a total of 23,500 people in the field. Five World Cup matches will be held at the stadium. Apart from this, the two World Cup preparations will be held at the Oval. Floodlight facility has been added to this ground since 2009. Two World Cup matches will be played in this World Cup.
Trent Bridge, Nottingham: Another historic cricket ground in England, Trent Bridge The ground in Nottingham was built in 1841. Regular cricket matches are being held from 1899 onwards in the field. In this World Cup, there will be five matches, including one match in Bangladesh, in this field. Floodlight facility has been added to the ground since 2008. A total of 15,350 visitors can watch the game together.
County Ground, Bristol: Bristol County ground was built in 1889. About 15,000 visitors can enjoy one-day matches at this venue. Three World Cup matches will be held in the field. Apart from this, three preparatory matches will also be held in the field. The match against Sri Lanka will be played in Bristol
The Rose Bowl, Southampton: The Rose Bowl is one of England's most recently built fields. The stadium was built in 2001 and it was built in 2001. Around 6,500 viewers can watch the ground in the floodlight facility. A total of five matches will be played in this World Cup along with a match in Bangladesh. Apart from this, two preparatory matches will be played here.
The Cooper County Ground, Tanton: Trenton Stadium, known as the grounds of English county team Somerset, was built in 1882. Field capacity of 6,500. The World Cup will be played against West Indies in all three matches including Trenton.
Old Trafford, Manchester: Old Trafford Stadium is built in Manchester City in 1857. Floodlight facility was added in 2011 in the field. Together 19,000 visitors could see this game in the field. Five matches of the World Cup grouping including the Indo-Pak World Cup will be played at Old Trafford. The first semifinal match of the tournament will also be held here.
Edgbaston, Birmingham: Edgbaston, another famous cricket ground in England. The capacity of 21,000 spectators to be built in 1882. India vs Bangladesh match will be held in four matches of the World Cup grouping this season. The World Cup semi-final match will also be held in the field.
Headingley, Leeds: Headingley, known as the home ground of Yorkshire, is the world's best-known English county club. Four World Cup matches will be held in Headingley. At the stadium built in 1890, 17,000 visitors could sit together watching the game.
Riverside Ground, Durham: Three matches of the World Cup, including one match in England, will be held in the field. The stadium was built in 1995. The audience capacity here is 5,000.
Sofia Garden, Cardiff: Cardiff Sophia Gardens, well-known to Bangladeshi cricketers. Tigers' historic win came against Australia in 2005 on this ground. Field capacity of 5,500 Floodlight was added to the ground in 2005. The match will be played against England in this World Cup in the World Cup. Apart from this, there will be three more matches here.
The Lord's, London: Lord's cricket ground, known as 'Cricket's Mecca', was built in 1814. Lord's is regarded as the most prestigious ground in the world of cricket. In the floodlight facility, 30,000 spectators can watch the game playing in the gallery. Apart from Bangladesh vs Pakistan match in the World Cup this year, there will be three more matches in this field. This World Cup final match will be held on this historic ground.