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.

Cricket World Cup


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!

Cricket Six Poster

Cricket Six Poster

Hold up this fun poster every time your team hits a 6! Just what you need when watching a cricket match...

Cricket World Cup 2019 Distance Worksheet

Cricket World Cup 2019 Distance Worksheet

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.

Cricket World Cup 2019 Locations Worksheet

Cricket World Cup 2019 Locations Worksheet

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!

Cricket World Cup Alphabet Challenge

Cricket World Cup Alphabet Challenge

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...

Design Your Team's Cricket Kit

Design Your Team's Cricket Kit

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.

Guest Post - Enjoying Cricket World Cup Activities

Guest Post - Enjoying Cricket World Cup Activities

Both my sons really enjoyed supporting England’s football team in the World Cup last summer (and not just because we did quite well for once!) Major sporting events bring people from different nationalities and cultures together from around the wo

This Year's Hosts

Find out a little about England and Wales, hosts to the 2019 Cricket World Cup...

England
England

Wales
Wales


More for Cricket Fans

Why not explore our cricket activities?

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Cricket


Countries Taking Part

For each of the countries taking part, you can discover some interesting facts, colour a flag,

The West Indies cricket team is a multi-national team selected from 15 Caribbean territories:

 

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