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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Round-Robin format makes tournament more exciting

A total of 10 teams are participating in the 12th edition of the World Cup, and according to the round robin format each team has to play nine matches.

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ICC Cricket World Cup 2019

In England, the Cricket World Cup (50 overs) of cricket is going to start from May 30. Every team is ready to give up their lives to achieve this great achievement of cricket. However, the format has changed in this World Cup format and this time the teams will face tough competition for the title round robin format. Where every team will have to play from all the teams participating in the World Cup. Round robin format is being used for the second time in the World Cup. It was first used in the 1992 World Cup held in Australia and New Zealand.

A total of 10 teams are participating in the 12th edition of the World Cup, and according to the round robin format each team has to play nine matches. This format is also used in the Indian Premier League (IPL). A total of 48 matches will be played in this World Cup that lasted for 46 days. The top-4 teams in the numerical system will qualify for the semi-finals and then the two teams will face a title battle on the lords field of cricket called Mecca on July 14.

In this World Cup, the number of teams has been reduced even more than before. In the previous edition of the World Cup, 12 or 14 teams used to take part, but this time also there were changes in qualification. The teams in the top-8 in the ICC rankings were automatically qualified for the World Cup while the other two A qualification tournament was organized for the places, so that the West Indies and Afghanistan had made their place.

Of course, the World Cup will be longer than the round robin format, but there is no scope for lack of competitiveness, and this format does not allow any team to stay in comfort or comfort. After 1992, the group format took place again. From the first World Cup played in 1975 to 1987, the matches were played in the group format only.

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