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Check out the 2015 Cricket World Cup schedule

July 31, 2013 16:58 IST

The 2015 cricket World Cup, to be jointly hosted by New Zealand and Australia, will be held from February 14 to March 29. Forty-nine matches over 44 days will be held across 14 cities in the two countries.

Defending champions India begin its title defence against traditional rival Pakistan in Adelaide on February.

The tournament opens on February 14 with co-hosts Australia and New Zealand playing their first matches in front of home crowds, while the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) will host the final on March 29.

Australia will stage 26 matches in Adelaide, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney, whilst the 23 matches in New Zealand will be held in Auckland, Christchurch, Dunedin, Hamilton, Napier, Nelson and Wellington.

The top four sides from each pool will progress to the quarter-finals, followed by the two semi-finals and the final.

All the knock-out matches will have reserve days.

Check out the full schedule:

Date Match Venue Time
Feb 14 Group A: New Zealand v Sri Lanka Christchurch TBA
Feb 14 Group A: Australia v England (D/N) Melbourne TBA
Feb 15 Group B: South Africa v Zimbabwe (D/N) Hamilton TBA
Feb 15 Group B: India vs Pakistan (D/N) Adelaide TBA
Feb 16 Group B: Ireland v West Indies Nelson TBA
Feb 17 Group A: New Zealand v Qualifier 3 Dunedin TBA
Feb 18 Group A: Bangladesh v Qualifier 2 (D/N) Canberra TBA
Feb 19 Group B: Zimbabwe v Qualifier 4 Nelson TBA
Feb 20 Group A: New Zealand v England (D/N) Wellington TBA
Feb 21 Group B: Pakistan v West Indies Christchurch TBA
Feb 21 Group A: Australia v Bangladesh (D/N) Brisbane TBA
Feb 22 Group A: Sri Lanka v Qualifier 2 Dunedin TBA
Feb 22 Group B: India v South Africa (D/N) Melbourne TBA
Feb 23 Group A: England v Qualifier 3 Christchurch TBA
Feb 24 Group B: West Indies v Zimbabwe (D/N) Canberra TBA
Feb 25 Group B: Ireland v Qualifier 4 (D/N) Brisbane TBA
Feb 26 Group A: Qualifier 2 v Qualifier 3 Dunedin TBA
Feb 26 Group A: Sri Lanka v Bangladesh (D/N) Melbourne TBA
Feb 27 Group B: South Africa v West Indies (D/N) Sydney TBA
Feb 28 Group A: Australia v New Zealand (D/N) Auckland TBA
Feb 28 Group B: India v Qualifier 4 (D/N) Perth TBA
Mar 1 Group A: England v Sri Lanka Wellington TBA
Mar 1 Group B: Pakistan v Zimbabwe (D/N) Brisbane TBA
Mar 3 Group B: South Africa v Ireland (D/N) Canberra TBA
Mar 4 Group B: Pakistan v Qualifier 4 (D/N) Napier TBA
Mar 4 Group A: Australia v Qualifier 2 (D/N) Perth TBA
Mar 5 Group A: Bangladesh v Qualifier 3 Nelson TBA
Mar 6 Group B: India v West Indies (D/N) Perth TBA
Mar 7 Group B: South Africa v Pakistan (D/N) Auckland TBA
Mar 7 Group B: Zimbabwe v Ireland (D/N) Hobart TBA
Mar 8 Group A: New Zealand v Qualifier 2 Napier TBA
Mar 8 Group A: Australia v Sri Lanka (D/N) Sydney TBA
Mar 9 Group A: England v Bangladesh (D/N) Adelaide TBA
Mar 10 Group B: India v Ireland (D/N) Hamilton TBA
Mar 11 Group A: Sri Lanka v Qualifier 3 (D/N) Hobart TBA
Mar 12 Group B: South Africa v Qualifier 4 (D/N) Wellington TBA
Mar 13 Group A: New Zealand v Bangladesh (D/N) Hamilton TBA
Mar 13 Group A: England v Qualifier 2 (D/N) Sydney TBA
Mar 14 Group B: India v Zimbabwe (D/N) Auckland TBA
Mar 14 Group A: Australia v Qualifier 3 (D/N) Hobart TBA
Mar 15 Group B: West Indies v Qualifier 4 (D/N) Napier TBA
Mar 15 Group B: Pakistan v Ireland (D/N) Adelaide TBA
Mar 18 First quarter-final (D/N) Sydney TBA
Mar 19 Second quarter-final (D/N) Melbourne TBA
Mar 20 Third quarter-final (D/N) Adelaide TBA
Mar 21 Fourth quarter-final (D/N) Wellington TBA
Mar 24 First semi-final (D/N) Auckland TBA
Mar 26 Second semi-final (D/N) Sydney TBA
Mar 29 FINAL (D/N) Melbourne TBA

(TBA: To be announced)