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Thursday, 30 May 2019 - 7:52
World Cup Cricket tournament begins today
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The Cricket World Cup begins today, with hosts England opening their bid to win the tournament for the first time.

Eoin Morgan's team, the world number ones and favourites, take on South Africa at The Oval this afternoon.

Defending champions Australia along with Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and West Indies also make up the 10-team competition.

They will all play each other once in 50-over matches across 11 venues in England and Wales.

The top four teams from the group stage advance to the semi-finals before the final at Lord's on the 14th of July.

Tournament winners will receive 4 million Dollars, highest prize money till date.

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