The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will be hosted by England and Wales from May 30, 2019 – July 14, 2019. At this 48-match tournament, you will witness top 10 ODI teams competing against each other to claim the trophy this year.
In fact, England has always been favorable ground for Team India in the past. After all, we have witnessed the legendary World Cup of 1983 wherein India lifted the trophy for the first time under the captaincy of Kapil Dev.
Will we witness another Indian captain lift the trophy this year? Well, only time will tell.
This year is more iconic in several ways, especially since we will be bidding farewell to a few veterans of the team as they retire from international cricket post World Cup 2019. Apart from this, there are many up and coming talents in the Indian squad to look out for.
The excitement that we have cannot be explained in words. But there are 3 best World Cup matches of Team India that you just simply cannot afford to miss, especially if you are planning a trip to the UK this summer.
#1: Wednesday, June 05, 2019 – South Africa vs India
The first match that Team India will be playing in the World Cup 2019 is against none other than the team of South Africa. The game will begin at the Hampshire Bowl, Southampton from 10:00 pm (IST 3:00 pm). The stadium pass prices per person range from INR 35445 to INR 57743.
Moreover, reaching the stadium is quite easy. Simply hop in a train and reach the Hedge End train station which is located over 3 km away from the venue.
While you are here to cheer for the Indian Cricket Team, you can also try some local restaurants around the area. Visit the Solent Sky Museum after the match and see developments of aviation in the region.
#2: Sunday, June 9, 2019 – India vs Australia
This game is all set to commence in the most iconic stadium, the Oval stadium in London. Since the pitch is one of the most favorite grounds for the Indian Team, you can only hope for an exhilarating performance by the squad.
As India compete against Australia at the Oval Stadium, London – you can experience this action first-hand at a cost of INR 20869 per person. Also, you can delight yourself at the Mumbai Delight restaurant which is around 8 minutes away from the venue.
Some of the major tourist attractions worth visiting include the Tower of London and David Lloyd George Memorial. Commute to the venue is easy as the Oval Tube Station is just two minutes away from the stadium.
#3: Sunday, June 16, 2019 – India vs Pakistan
Well, no Indian Cricket fan will ever miss this fierce match of India and Pakistan. The match will be held at the Old Trafford stadium in Manchester. The ticket prices are around INR 20869 per person. Apart from experiencing one of the famous cricket rivalries in person, try authentic English cuisine at the Red Café or The Wharf. To reach the venue, get down at the Manchester Piccadilly mainline station which is just minutes away from the stadium.
Traveling to Great Britain for ICC World Cup 2019
Now that you are aware of Team India’s best matches during the ICC World Cup 2019, it is time for you to book your trip to the UK. Let’s go through all the total expenses that might occur on an average, so that you can plan your trip according and with a budget.
- Flight Prices Starting from 30000 INR
- Ticket Prices – 30,000INR – 60,000 INR
- Accommodation – UK – 4000 – 25000 INR
- Accommodation – Hamsphire – 20000 – 40000 INR
- Accommodation – Headingley – 3000 – 27000 INR
- Accommodation – London – 3000 – 30000 INR
- Accommodation – Kennington – 3000 – 27000 INR
- Accommodation – Cardiff Wales – 2000 – 20000 INR
- Accommodation – West Bridgefort – 2000 – 25000 INR
- Accommodation – Old Trafford – 3000 – 20000 INR
- Accommodation – Bristol – 3000 – 26000 INR
These are the hotel accommodation rates per person around famous places in England.
Other Expenses can be around 2000 – 30000 totally depends on your choice. So if you look at all the expenses on an average you will need atleast 4-5 lakhs for a proper travel experience to ICC Worldcup 2019. Don’t worry, this won’t deplete your savings!
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