ICC Cricket World Cup trophy tour is coming to Birmingham
The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour, driven by Nissan, is coming to Birmingham on Thursday 18 April, with a stop at the Library of Birmingham.
The trophy, which will be lifted by the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup winners at Lord’s on 14 July, will be driven around England and Wales in a Nissan LEAF – Europe’s top-selling electric vehicle (EV) - making this tour the first ICC Trophy Tour powered by an all-electric vehicle.
Commencing on 19 February, the trophy will visit the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 Host Cities of London, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Nottingham, Leeds, Durham, Southampton, Cardiff and Taunton, stopping off at each Host Venue.
The trophy will be at the Library of Birmingham on Thursday 18 April. From 9am, there will be rooftop cricket with the Mayor of WMCA Andy Street and youngsters from Harborne Cricket Club.
From 10.15am to 11.30am, the Trophy will be in reception of the Library for the public to view and have their pictures taken.
It will be an opportunity for fans to get close to the world-famous trophy, building excitement ahead of the five matches that will take place at Edgbaston from 19 June to 11 July.
ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour
Thursday 18 April
Library of Birmingham
10.15am to 11.30am
Fans can follow the trophy’s journey through the Trophy Tour section of the ICC Cricket World Cup website.