Cricket World Cup 2019 begins today in London, and Google on its search homepage has committed a Google Doodle to the event. The creative Google Doodle has an eccentric animation to it as well, and it marks the starting of the biggest sporting event of the year. The 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup will see its first match which is “England vs South Africa” held at 3 pm IST on Thursday, May 30, and it carries to go on for all June, with the final match held on July 4.
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 Google Doodle sports with a black background and the alphabets ‘O’ and ‘L’ are replaced with a cricket ball and stumps respectively. After this, A bowler is seen bowling the ball to the batsmen, and when the ball is hit, a fielder catches the ball. This small and beautiful animation tries to show the game antics which is a tribute to the start of the Cricket World Cup 2019.
On Clicking the doodle will take you further to the search results for the keyword named ‘Cricket World Cup 2019′, and firstly the ICC Cricket World Cup schedule is shown on the search results, with details on which match will be held today, tomorrow, and thereafter. It should project live scores as well when the match started.
On Day 2 of 2019, ICC Cricket World Cup will show Pakistan face off against West Indies at 3 pm IST, with Day 3 on June 1 saw the New Zealand vs Sri Lanka match begin at the similar time, and this further followed by Afghanistan vs Australia at 6 pm IST. After this on Day 4 (June 2) will have Bangladesh against South Africa starting at 3 pm IST.
There is also an option given by which you can share the Cricket World Cup 2019 Google Doodle as well, and the button locates at the bottom right of the doodle. Going on the share icon will allow visitors to share the doodle link of Facebook, Twitter, or even via email. It also permits you to copy a unique link that can be shared on any other platform as well.
Looking forward to the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup England vs South Africa match on Thursday, South Africa captain Faf du Plessis tried to ease the pressure and tension on his team on the evening of the World Cup by giving guidance that they did not have to play like “Superman” to enjoy victory at the tournament.
Talking about South Africa, they have won only one of seven World Cup knockout matches which were against Sri Lanka in the quarter-finals in 2015, since making their tournament debut in 1992.
On the other hand, England captain Eoin Morgan Wednesday guide his team will not come under the pressure of being favorites ahead of their 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup opener contradict South Africa. England which is ranked first in ODI cricket, have won 15 of their 19 series since going out in the pool stages of the 2015 edition.
Eoin Morgan said on the eve of the tournament opener that “We have spoken about it as a group, the level of expectation and the favorites tag is there for a reason.” Further, He added, “Over the last two years, particularly at home, we have been outstanding and that is the reason it is there.”