With just three days to go for ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, internet is abuzz with posts on the mega event. The ten-nation tournament begins on 30 May with first match to be played between England and South Africa at Kennington Oval in London. The World Cup is returning to England after a gap of two decades and the country is buzzing with excitement.
👇 Tag a mate for your chance to win a pair of tickets to the Opening Party! pic.twitter.com/BHNoFBqy83
— Cricket World Cup (@cricketworldcup) May 27, 2019
Here’s how the cricketing world is getting ready for the global tournament. Hashim Amla had scores of 65 (61) against Sri Lanka and was batting on 51*(46) against West Indies before the match was abandoned due to bad weather.
Mighty Hash has expressed his readiness for the tournament. “I am hungrier than ever before, there is no doubt about that.”
Team India will take on Bangladesh in their second warm-up match in Cardiff on Tuesday. India lost to New Zealand by 6 wickets in their first warm-up game.
— Ravi Shastri (@RaviShastriOfc) May 26, 2019
Fair to say, the leader of our bowling attack looked very relaxed ahead of the last warm-up game.
Bangladesh, on the other hand, held a practice session in Bristol.
— Bangladesh Cricket (@BCBtigers) May 27, 2019
Elsewhere, Tom Blundell was a picture of focus as the Kiwis get ready for their final warm-up game against West indies.
View this post on Instagram
Focus | The team have moved to Bristol ahead of tomorrow's final warm-up fixture against @windiescricket. #CWC19 #BACKTHEBLACKCAPS #CricketNation #Cricket 📷= @ICC/Getty A post shared by BLACKCAPS (@blackcapsnz) on
The West Indies cricket team too made for a good picture gallery with all their swagger.
The Pakistan team had a day off for their media duties and sure looks like they had a good time.
Virender Sehwag got the fans thinking and was on the lookout for his own ‘Paul the octopus’.
Who will be the man of the tournament in the 2019 world Cup ? Paul the Octopus kaun Banega ?
— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) May 27, 2019
Let us know your best tweets, reactions in the comments section below.
Find latest and upcoming tech gadgets online on Tech2 Gadgets. Get technology news, gadgets reviews & ratings. Popular gadgets including laptop, tablet and mobile specifications, features, prices, comparison.
Hetmyer’s 61 off 36 balls with four sixes and two fours paced the home side to 196 for four after they were sent in to bat yet again by visiting captain Aaron Finch
The final match of the T20I series will be played on Friday.
Thursday's game at Kensington Oval was called off at the last minute when a non-playing member of the West Indies team tested positive for the virus.