Cricket World Cup: England host South Africa in opener

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The ICC Cricket World Cup gets underway on Thursday, with hosts England facing South Africa at The Oval in London.

Ten cities across England and Wales are hosting the month-long tournament.

The format for the event is a single group of 10 teams, with each side playing the other nine once, and the top-four at the end of the group phase progressing to the semi-finals.

The final will be played at Lord’s on July 14.

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