All the 10 teams competing in the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 are fully prepared. While the Indian cricket team players were busy fulfilling their IPL commitments, hosts England are busy playing a ODI series against Pakistan while Ireland is hosting a triseries with West Indies and Bangladesh. (FULL ICC WORLD CUP 2019 SCHEDULE)
While form on a given day will be the biggest factor that will influence a result, certain trends can be inferred depending on past performances and records. Unlike the Twenty-20 format where cricket grammar takes a backseat, the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 will see the classic players thrive as the longer format demands both application and temperament.
Outlook analyses the strengths and weaknesses of the 10 teams to be in action.
Virat Kohli (c)
Two-time winners and among favourites to win the 2019 edition. Led by the mercurial Virat Kohli and supported in the...