ICC Cricket World Cup trophy to reach Lahore today

The International Cricket Council (ICC) 2019 World Cup trophy will reach Lahore on Wednesday as part of its world tour.

ICC Cricket World Cup trophy to reach Lahore today

The International Cricket Council (ICC) 2019 World Cup trophy will reach Lahore on Wednesday as part of its world tour. The trophy will tour the country from October 3 to 13 and in its first phase, it will stay in Lahore from October 3 to 5. The trophy will then travel to Islamabad from October 6 to 8 and then goes to Karachi from October 9 to 13. The cricket world cup will be played in England and Wales from May 30 to July 14, 2019. The trophy started its journey from ICC headquarters in Dubai on August 27. In a statement, the cricket body said that travelling across five continents, 21 countries and over 60 cities, the tour will allow the cricket fans around the world to get up close to the coveted prize that will be lifted at Lord's Cricket Ground on July 14, 2019. For the first time, the trophy will not only travel to the ICC member countries but also go beyond the traditional cricket countries including Nepal, USA and Germany.