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April 19th, 2018
With the exhilarating prospect of competitive leather on international willow barrelling its way ever closer we thought it was time to give you the lowdown on everything you need to know about the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.

In this profile we’ll be exploring the venues hosting the event throughout England and Wales as well as casting a keen eye over the busy schedule ahead to make sure you have all the information you need at your fingertips, whether you’ll be attending matches in person or enjoying the sporting bonanza that is the 2019 Cricket World Cup, from the comfort of a TV screen at home. So sit back, relax, and let us take you on a tour around the venerable grounds of the home of world cricket.

Decided way back in 2006, the co-hosts for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 are to be England and Wales. In a change to the previous tournaments formats there will only be 10 teams competing thus reducing the number of venues used throughout the tournament.

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April 12th, 2018
We’re starting to get very excited here at Expat Sport about next year’s ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. As the event draws nearer we’ll be profiling the teams, players, venues and host countries giving you all the information you need to get the most out of this global festival of cricket. In this post we’re taking a closer look at the qualification rounds, who’s in, who’s out, and who should have been booking their place at the Cricket World Cup 2019.

What’s new?

In a substantial change to previous tournaments the number of teams eligible to qualify for the Cricket World Cup 2019 has dropped from 12 to just 10. This has been a contentious move with many seeing it as a re-closing of the ranks of the cricketing elite nations at the expense of the Associate Nations, while the ICC insist it is simply designed to ensure the highest quality games throughout the tournament.

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March 19th, 2018
When it comes to cricket there’s no better place to train than at the ICC Academy in Dubai.

Since opening in 2009, the venue has become the hot-spot for not just the stars of tomorrow but also top international players.

The likes of Virat Kohli, Shahid Afridi, David Warner and Sachin Tendulkar are just some of the players to visit when touring the UAE.

That’s no surprise considering the world-class facilities and top Cricket Coaching programmes available to them.

And with great weather, high standards of facilities and services in a safe environment, the ICC Academy is the ideal location to push your team to the max.

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October 16th, 2017
The one-month countdown to the 2017 DP World Tour Championship in Dubai officially began on Monday when H.E. Sheikh Fahim Bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Chairman of the Emirates Golf Federation, hit a ceremonial tee shot from the first tee of the Earth course at Jumeirah Golf Estates. Hospitality packages are still available with Expat Sport. 

The top 60 players on the European Tour’s Race to Dubai rankings will gather at the same venue on Monday, November 13, to begin preparations for the US$8 million DP World Tour Championship as the Race to Dubai reaches its climax with the tournament action unfolding from Thursday 16 to Sunday 19 November.
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October 15th, 2017
Superstar Kendrick Lamar completes the 2017 Formula One Abu Dhabi Grand Prix Yasalam After-Race concerts line-up. You can buy tickets now from Expat Sport.  

Lamar will perform on Friday November 24, joining internationally-renowned DJ Calvin Harris (Thursday, November 23), UK-based rockers Mumford & Sons (Saturday, November 25) and global icon Pink, who closes out the weekend on Sunday, November 26. 
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