The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour, driven by Nissan, will embark on its most extensive journey around the globe yet, amid growing excitement ahead of the showpiece event in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019.
With more stops than ever before, The #CWCTrophyTour will start its journey from the International Cricket Council headquarters in Dubai on Monday, 27 August 2018. Travelling across five continents, 21 countries and over 60 cities the “most connected Trophy Tour ever” will allow fans around the world to get up close to the coveted prize that will be lifted at Lord’s Cricket Ground on 14 July, 2019.
During the nine-month journey, the Trophy Tour will travel not only to countries taking part in the tournament, but for the first time ever will go beyond traditional cricket heartlands and connect with fans in a further 11 countries where cricket is growing including Nepal, USA and Germany.
From the United Arab Emirates, the Trophy will travel to Oman, the USA, the West Indies, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Nepal, India, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany before arriving in England and Wales on 19 February, 2019 for a 100-day domestic Trophy Tour.
“For the first six months of the Tour we’ll be bringing the greatest celebration of cricket, the Cricket World Cup, to both existing and emerging cricket countries giving more fans than ever before that unique opportunity to get close to the trophy. Then from February, we’ll embark on a 100-day tour of the UK ahead of one of the world’s biggest sporting events getting under way on home soil in May.”
The tour will be visiting the Orchard Shopping Centre on Sunday 3rd March and will be open to the public for normal opening hours, 10.30am-4.30pm.
Photo courtesy of the ICC Cricket website