ICC CEO Dave Richardson will be present during the announcement of the ICC World Cup 2015 fixtures in Melbourne © Getty Images
Dubai: Jul 29, 2013
The International Cricket Council will announce the fixtures of the 2015 World Cup, to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand, simultaneously in Melbourne and Wellington on Tuesday.
“The pools, venues and fixtures of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be announced simultaneously in Melbourne and Wellington at 0000 GMT (05.30 am IST) on Tuesday, July 30,” the ICC said in a statement.
“The event in Melbourne will take place at Peninsula, Central Pier, 161 Harbour Esplanade, Docklands, and will start, while Shed 22, Corner Taranaki St and Cable St, Wellington (opp. Circa Theatre), will host the event in Wellington,” it added.
Besides Cricket Australia, New Zealand Cricket and the ICC officials, a number of dignitaries and current and former international cricketers will attend both the events.
The announcement in Melbourne will be made by ICC Vice President Mustafa Kamal, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Local Organising Committee Chairman Ralph Waters, ICC Chief Executive David Richardson and Chief Executive of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 Local Organising Committee John Harnden.
In Wellington, ICC President Alan Isaac and Therese Walsh, Head of New Zealand, ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be announcing the fixtures.