In the wake of upcoming 2019 World Cup, the World Cup Trophy arrived in New Delhi, India on 20th December 2018. Former Indian Cricket All-Rounder Mr. Madan Lal, welcomed the Trophy as it landed in India.
The World Cup Trophy Tour that started on November 30th, 2018 is currently on Global tour and is expected to tour the countries starting from UAE, West Indies, USA, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal, Bangladesh, India, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany, before landing at the Host Country England and Wales on February 19th, 2019.
As opposed to the regular tour of the trophy that includes only the participating countries, this time the World Cup Trophy is also expected to tour non-traditional Cricket nations like Nepal, USA, and Germany.
World Cup 2019 is scheduled to begin at The Oval, in England on May 30th, 2019 with the opening match between England and South Africa. India will be playing its first match on June 5th against South Africa.