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England's Cricket World Cup fixtures confirmed

England will begin their Cricket World Cup quest against South Africa as full schedule released.

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England's Cricket World Cup fixtures confirmed

England will play nine first-round matches

The countdown is on – in 399 days, England will open their ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 campaign against South Africa at the Oval following confirmation of the tournament schedule today. 

Following that opening game on 30 May, Eoin Morgan's side will then play Pakistan at Nottingham on 3 June, Bangladesh at Cardiff on 8 June, the Windies at Southampton on 14 June and Afghanistan at Old Trafford on 18 June.

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Eoin Morgan on England's World Cup schedule and preparations

England captain on great opportunity to share the World Cup experience with supporters up and down the country

In the all-play-all 10-team format, England will conclude their first-round matches against Sri Lanka at Headingley on 21 June, then Australia at Lord’s on 25 June, India at Edgbaston on 30 June and finally New Zealand at Durham on 3 July.

The tournament will culminate in a record fifth final at the Home of Cricket on 14 July while Edgbaston and Old Trafford will host semi-finals on 9 and 11 July, respectively,.

This is the first time a Cricket World Cup has been held in the UK since 1999 and – with nine top-class matches for the home side – England supporters have plenty to look forward to. 

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England v New Zealand archive: Eoin Morgan scores 113

Watch the captain's match-winning innings at Trent Bridge in 2015

Speaking after the announcement, ECB Tournament Director Steve Elworthy said: ‘‘Today’s announcement of the schedule is another important moment in the build-up to the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 – the moment that the tournament comes to life for teams and cricket lovers across the world.”

England's ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 schedule

30 May: v South Africa, The Oval
3 June: v Pakistan, Nottingham
8 June: v Bangladesh, Cardiff
14 June: v Windies, Southampton
18 June: v Afghanistan, Old Trafford
21 June: v Sri Lanka, Headingley
25 June: v Australia, Lord's
30 June: v India, Edgbaston
3 July: v New Zealand, Durham

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England v Australia archive: James Taylor hits 101

Fan favourite hits his maiden century in England colours

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