Cricket365 – Today marks a year to go until the great celebration of cricket, the ICC Cricket World Cup, gets underway when hosts England take on South Africa at The Oval in London.

Summary

  • Today marks a year to go until the great celebration of cricket, the ICC Cricket World Cup, gets underway when hosts England take on South Africa at The Oval in London.
  • To celebrate the milestone and start the countdown, London-based artist Caleb Femi has written a Cricket World Cup declaration setting out the promise of the event to fans around the world and what it means to cricket fans in England and Wales.
  • ICC Chief Executive, David Richardson said: “The ICC Cricket World Cup in England and Wales is truly unique.
  • Interest in tickets has reached a new peak in the Cricket Family Ballot and Steve Elworthy, the ICC Cricket World Cup Managing Director, said: “England and Wales have a rich history of staging great cricket and global events with phenomenal public support.
  • Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, Matt Hancock said: “Cricket is a common language that unites nations across the world and it is fantastic that the ICC Cricket World Cup is returning to England and Wales next year.


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