Games that will decide semi-final spot

Cricket world cup is less than 24 hours away. The warm-up games are done and the real action begins tomorrow with the host playing South Africa at Kennington Oval, London. The stage is set for the Cricket’s biggest tournament.

The group stage format is a round-robin, where all ten teams play each other once, in a single group. A similar format was previously used in the 1992 Cricket World Cup. The top 4 teams from the group will progress to the semi-final.

Here is the list of matches that will decide road to the semi-final.

ENGLAND vs SOUTH AFRICA

When: May 30, 3:00 PM IST | ICC Cricket World Cup opens with England playing the Proteas.

SOUTH AFRICA vs INDIA

When: Jun 05, 3:00 PM IST | India will open there World Cup campaign against South Africa at The Rose Bowl, Southampton.

AUSTRALIA VS WEST INDIES

When: Jun 05, 3:00 PM IST

Fact: Whenever MS scores 100 in a warm-up game in ICC tournaments, India never lost that tournament.

INDIA VS AUSTRALIA

When: Jun 09, 3:00 PM IST

SOUTH AFRICA VS WEST INDIES

When: Jun 10, 3:00 PM IST

ENGLAND VS WEST INDIES

When: Jun 14, 3:00 PM IST

INDIA VS PAKISTAN

When: Jun 16, 3:00 PM IST | The India–Pakistan cricket rivalry is one of the most extreme and intensified sports rivalries in the world. This game is surely a must watch for cricket fans.

ENGLAND VS AUSTRALIA

When: Jun 25, 3:00 PM IST

NEW ZEALAND VS PAKISTAN

When: Jun 26, 3:00 PM IST

WEST INDIES VS INDIA

When: Jun 27, 3:00 PM IST

ENGLAND VS INDIA

When: Jun 30, 3:00 PM IST

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AUSTRALIA VS SOUTH AFRICA

When: Jul 06, 6:00 PM IST | This is the last group stage game and will hold the key for other teams as well in the race to the semi-final.