Sport can be very mentally and physically stimulating and with so many sports these days, it’s hard to keep track of them all! Australians love a good sporting game and 2019 brings to us a plethora of events involving an array of different types of sports. Here are some of the most awaited sporting events of 2019!
Cricket World Cup 2019.
Cricket is the second most viewed game in the world and has a massive fan base with millions of supporters. With the cricketing world cup just around the corner, the excitement levels have reached an all-time high. The 12th instalment of the revered sporting event is planned in England. The event will run for about six weeks, from 30th may to 14th July, encompassing 48 matches with the classic 50 overs each side pattern. The organisation for the competition will be a solitary gathering of ten groups who are scheduled to go head to head with each other at least once. The top four teams will advance to the final knockout phase at the semi-finals and of course, the final game; the finals. The ten-group competition has picked up analysis because of the absence of Associate groups in the competition.
Women’s football world cup!
The 8th edition of footballs most prestigious event for women, the Women’s FIFA World Cup 2019 is just around the corner and, like the Cricket World Cup, people are anticipating an exciting series.
The Australian team The Matildas will head to France for the series that kicks off on 7th of June and will run to 7th July. The 23-player squad with battle it out with Italy and Brazil before going head to head with Jamaica in the third match.The squad includes hugely talented 16-year-old Mary Fowler, who has made the step up from The Young Matildas to the top team.
2019 Rugby Union World Cup
The 2019 Rugby World Cup will kick off in Japan from September to November this year. Anticipation for Australia is buzzing and according to World Cup officials, 1.3 million of the 1.8 million tickets for the 48-match series have already been sold.
The games will involve 20 teams playing over 12 cities from Japan’s northern island Hokkaido to Kyushu in the southwest.
The 2019 Ashes will run from August 1, with Australia up against friendly rivals England for its 137th year. this test series marks the long-awaited return of cricket legends David Warner and Steve Smith. Australia will wait to see if Australia can relive their dominant victory in the 2017-18 test series.