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ICC to announce 2015 World Cup fixtures

Last updated on: July 29, 2013 12:56 IST

The International Cricket Council will announce the fixtures of the 2015 World Cup, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand simultaneously in Melbourne and Wellington, on Tuesday.

"The pools, venues and fixtures of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be announced simultaneously in Melbourne and Wellington at 0000 GMT (0530 IST) on Tuesday, July 30," read a statement from the ICC.

Dave Richardson"The event in Melbourne will take place at Peninsula, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, and will start at 1000 local time, while Shed 22, Corner Taranaki St and Cable St, Wellington (opp. Circa Theatre), will host the matches in Wellington," it added.

Besides Cricket Australia, New Zealand Cricket and ICC officials, a number of dignitaries and current and former international cricketers will attend both the events.

The announcement in Melbourne will be made by ICC vice-president Mustafa Kamal, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Local Organising Committee Chairman Ralph Waters, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson and Chief Executive of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Local Organising Committee John Harnden.

In Wellington, ICC president Alan Isaac and Therese Walsh, Head of New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will announce the fixtures.

Image: ICC CEO Dave Richardson

Photograph: Kamal Kishore/Reuters