The ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be held in Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29.
The mega event will kick off with first One-Day International (ODI) between New Zealand and Sri Lanka on February 14 at Hagley Oval in Christchurch whereas Pakistan will begin their campaign against arch-rivals India on February 15 in a day-night match at Adelaide Oval.
During the tournament, 49 matches will be played in 14 venues with Australia staging 26 games at grounds in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney while New Zealand hosts 23 games in seven cities including Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Napier, Nelson and Wellington.
The final match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will take place on March 29 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The world’s biggest cricket event will see 14 competing teams divided into two groups – Pool A and Pool B. The teams in Pool A feature – England, Australia, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, New Zealand, Afghanistan and Scotland while Pool B has South Africa, India, Pakistan, West Indies, Zimbabwe, Ireland and United States of Emirates.