There’s nothing like the rush of your favorite team playing for a championship. For many fans, planning a trip to see their favorite team earn a championship victory is a bucket list item. Sports leagues around the world generally have their own year-end tournaments, but the opportunity for global competition only comes around every so often. Worldwide sporting events range from the World Cup, the Olympics, Wimbledon, the Commonwealth Games, to the upcoming Cricket World Cup.
The Cricket World Cup takes place every four years. The first Cricket World Cup began in 1975, which makes this year's competition the 12th edition. The upcoming tournament is hosted by the UK and Wales from May 30, 2019 to July 14, 2019. This year is the first time that only 10 teams can qualify for the Cricket World Cup, as the number was scaled down to increase competition.
The 2019 Cricket World Cup has qualified teams from:
If you are considering a trip this summer to see your favorite team play in a game or two, why not make it into a vacation? This year's tournament takes place over a month and a half time frame, so you can count on a lot of downtime. Our advice? Make your trip into a vacation as both the UK and Wales offer truly amazing sites to visit. Games are hosted at various stadiums throughout both countries, so check out our recommendations for “can’t miss” spots while you’re in town for the games.
If you're traveling internationally, it's always a good idea to consider travel insurance or travel medical insurance. While we hope nothing goes wrong on your trip, accidents can happen. Visit the following links to learn more about our most popular travel medical insurance plan, Patriot Travel Medical Insurance, or our most popular travel protection plan, iTravelInsured Travel SE.
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