Those eager to snap up tickets for next summer's ICC Cricket World cup can now pre-register for the online ballot.

The tournament will feature ten teams and 48 matches at 11 venues across England and Wales from May 30, 2019 until the final at Lords on July 14.

And Edgbaston is hosting five of the one day matches:

  • New Zealand vs South Africa on June 19
  • New Zealands vs Pakistan on June 26
  • England vs India on June 30
  • Bangladesh vs India on July 2
  • The semi-final on July 11

A public ballot for ticket applications opens at 10am on August 1, 2018 and closes on August 29.

Aerial photo of Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham
Aerial photo of Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham

But fans can pre-register now by setting up an online ICC Cricket World Cup account to take part in the ballot.

The Public Ballot will be open until 29 August and fans will be able to apply to each of the 48 fixtures, with tickets in each price band at every game available.

Tickets for children are available from just £6, with a family of four able to go to selected group games for as little as £44.

The ten competing teams Afghanistan, Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Sri Lanka and West Indies will play a round robin league tournament.

The top four teams will qualify for the semi-finals.

The semi-finals will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester and Edgbaston in Birmingham on 9 and 11 July respectively, while Lord’s will host the final on 14 July. The three matches will have reserve days.

Host nation England will open the tournament at The Oval on 30 May when they take on South Africa, while reigning champions Australia start their title defence on 1 June against Afghanistan in a day/night match in Bristol.