Cricket World Cup 2015 Schedule & Bracket

England's Stuart Broad is bowled during a Pool A Cricket World Cup match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. (Getty)

England’s Stuart Broad is bowled during a Pool A Cricket World Cup match against Australia at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday. (Getty)

The Cricket World Cup is one of the biggest and most anticipated sporting events worldwide.

The 2015 edition is being hosted by Australia and New Zealand and features 14 of the best teams in the world.

In 2011, India snapped Australia’s streak of three-consecutive world championships.

Pool play runs through March 14. That is followed by the quarterfinals (March 17-20), semifinals (March 24-25) and the final match on March 28 from the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Here are the teams vying for the championship this year:

Pool A: Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, New Zealand, Scotland, Sri Lanka

Pool B: India, Ireland, Pakistan, South Africa, United Arab Erimates, West Indies, Zimbabwe

Here’s the complete schedule for the 2015 Cricket World Cup:


2015 Cricket World Cup Schedule

(All times Eastern)

Pool Play

February 13: New Zealand 331/6 (50/50 ov); Sri Lanka 233 (46.1/50 ov) – NZ by 98 runs
February 13: Australia 342/9 (50/50 ov); England 231 (41.5/50 ov) – AUS by 111 runs
February 14: South Africa 339/4 (50/50 ov); Zimbabwe 277 (48.2/50 ov) – SAf by 62 runs
February 14: India 300/7 (50/50 ov); Pakistan 224 (47/50 ov), India by 76 runs
February 15: West Indies 304/7 (50/50 ov); Ireland 307/6 (45.5/50 ov), IRE by 4 wickets
February 16: Scotland 142 (36.2/50 ov); New Zealand 146/7 (24.5/50 ov) NZ by 3 wickets
February 17: Bangladesh 267 (50/50 ov); Afghanistan 162 (42.5/50 ov), Bang by 105 runs
February 18: United Arab Emirates 285/7 (50/50 ov); Zimbabwe 286/6 (48/50 ov), ZIM by 5 wickets
February 19: England 123 (33.2/50 ov); New Zealand 125/2 (12.2/50 ov), NZ by 8 wickets
February 20: West Indies 310/6 (50/50 ov); Pakistan 160 (39/50 ov), WI by 150 runs
February 20: Australia vs. Bangladesh, Match abandoned without a ball bowled
February 21: Afghanistan 232 (49.4/50 ov); Sri Lanka 236/6 (48.2/50 ov), SL by 4 wickets
February 21: India 307/7 (50/50 ov); South Africa 177 (40.2/50 ov), India by 130 runs
February 22: England 303/8 (50/50 ov); Scotland 184 (42.2/50 ov), ENG by 119 runs
February 23: West Indies 372/2 (50/50 ov); Zimbabwe 289 (44.3/48 ov, target: 363), WI by 73 runs
February 24: United Arab Emirates 278/9 (50/50 ov); Ireland 279/8 (49.2/50 ov), IRE by 2 wickets
February 25: Afghanistan vs. Scotland (5 p.m., University Oval, Dunedin)
February 25: Bangladesh vs. Sri Lanka (10;30 p.m., Melbourne Cricket Ground)
February 26: South Africa vs. West Indies (10:30 p.m., Sydney Cricket Ground)
February 27: New Zealand vs. Australia (8 p.m., Eden Park, Auckland)
February 28: India vs. UAE (1:30 a.m., Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth)
February 28: England vs. Sri Lanka (5 p.m., Westpac Stadium, Wellington)
February 28: Pakistan vs. Zimbabwe (10:30 p.m., Brisbane Cricket Ground)
March 2: Ireland vs. South Africa (10:30 p.m., Manuka Oval, Canberra)
March 3: Pakistan vs. UAE (8 p.m., McLean Park, Napier)
March 4: Australia vs. Afghanistan (1:30 a.m., Western Australia Cricket Assoc. Ground, Perth)
March 4: Bangladesh vs. Scotland (5 p.m., Saxton Oval, Nelson)
March 6: India vs. West Indies (1:30 a.m., Western Australia Cricket Association Ground, Perth)
March 6: Pakistan vs. South Africa (8 p.m., Eden Park, Auckland)
March 6: Ireland vs. Zimbabwe (10:30 p.m., Bellerive Oval, Hobart)
March 7: New Zealand vs. Afghanistan (6 p.m., McLean Park, Napier)
March 7: Australia vs. Sri Lanka (11.30 p.m., Sydney Cricket Ground)
March 8: England vs. Bangladesh (11.30 p.m., Adelaide Oval)
March 9: India vs. Ireland (9 p.m., Seddon Park, Hamilton)
March 10: Scotland vs. Sri Lanka (11:30 p.m., Bellerive Oval, Hobart)
March 11: South Africa vs. UAE (9 p.m., Westpac Stadium, Wellington)
March 12: New Zealand vs. Bangladesh (9 p.m., Seddon Park, Hamilton)
March 12: Afghanistan vs. England (11:30 p.m., Sydney Cricket Ground)
March 13: India vs. Zimbabwe (9 p.m., Eden Park, Auckland)
March 13: Australia vs. Scotland (11:30 p.m., Bellerive Oval, Hobart)
March 14: UAE vs. West Indies (6 p.m. , McLean Park, Napier)
March 14: Ireland vs. Pakistan (11:30 p.m., Adelaide Oval)


Quarterfinals

March 17: 11:30 p.m., Sydney Cricket Ground
March 18: 11:30 p.m., Melbourne Cricket Ground
March 19: 11:30 p.m., Adelaide Oval
March 20: 9 p.m., Westpac Stadium, Wellington


Semifinals

March 24: 9 p.m., Eden Park, Auckland
March 25: 11:30 p.m., Sydney Cricket Ground


Final

March 28: 11:30 p.m., Melbourne Cricket Ground




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