Hold up this fun poster every time your team hits a 6! Just what you need when watching a cricket match...
Cricket World Cup for Kids
Cricket fans are in for a treat because the 2019 Cricket World Cup is being held in England and Wales this year! It begins on 30th May and finishes on 14th July - that's plenty of time to get the kids involved.
About the Cricket World Cup
- There will be 10 teams taking part (see below).
- Each team will play all the other teams once. The top four teams then play in the semi-finals. That's a total of 45 matches to be enjoyed!
- The host countries are England and Wales.
- The first match will be played at the Oval and the last match at Lord's, both in London.
- Matches will also be played in Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Chester-le-Street, Leeds, Manchester, Nottingham, Southampton and Taunton.
Our Cricket World Cup Resources
Explore our brand new collection of Cricket World Cup resources below!
Put the 10 teams taking part in the Cricket World Cup in 2019 into alphabetical order. Good practice!
This fun worksheet for the Cricket World Cup makes a great team activity and is a fun research project which will build children's familiarity with locations. Find out the capital cities of each country taking part, then estimate (and check) the distance to London.
Birmingham, Bristol, Cardiff, Chester-le-Street, Leeds, London, Manchester, Nottingham, Southampton and Taunton are the locations for the 2019 Cricket World Cup. This fun worksheet is a great way to learn about locations of British cities, as you find each one and mark it on the map!
Unscramble the countries taking part in the Cricket World Cup 2019. Unless you know them all already, it's not so easy! We have the solution in case you get stuck.
The countries of all 10 teams taking part in the Cricket World Cup in 2019 are hidden in this word search. Can you find them all?
Find the names of the cities and grounds in this Cricket World Cup 2019 word search. For a bonus activity, can you match the ground with the city?
Here's a real challenge to keep you busy during the Cricket World Cup! Can you find a Cricket World Cup themed word for each letter of the alphabet? You could start with the countries taking part, then think about the cities and grounds, and perhaps then move onto the squads...
This fun worksheet asks the kids to find out the locations of previous Cricket World Cup tournaments, as well as the winners of each.
Whether the kids are getting ready to enjoy the Cricket World Cup or a school match, or stuck indoors on a rainy summer afternoon, this "design your team's cricket kit" printable might be fun for them.
Have a go at this word search, which contains the surnames of England's Cricket World Cup squad for 2019.