Fans enjoyed a lot of sporting events in 2018.
The last year was special for India as both individuals and teams scripted new records. We witnessed several quality performances across sports.
2019 has started and it promises to be a special one, as there are some big events lined up this year.
Here's your guide to the sporting calendar of 2019.
The ICC World Cup 2019 would perhaps be the biggest spectacle, this year.
The coveted cricket tournament is set to be held from May 30 to July 15.
The World Cup will be held in England and Wales.
Hosts England go into the tournament as the favorites.
A lot of focus will also be on Virat Kohli-led Team India.
Australia are the defending champions.
England will look to win the 2019 Ashes, being held at their home. The 2017-18 Ashes saw Australia win (4-0). One can expect some breathtaking action in Test cricket's biggest battle. The Ashes will be held from August 1 to September 16.
The 12th edition of the Indian Premier League is expected to be held from March 29 onwards.
Meanwhile, the Indian cricket team will be involved in a three-match ODI series against Australia this month.
India will face New Zealand in five ODIs and three T20Is (January 23 to February 10).
India also face Australia in five ODIs and two T20Is in February and March.
Tennis will have its four mega Grand Slam events as usual. The Australian Open will be held from January 14-27. The French Open (May 26 to June 9), Wimbledon (July 1-14) and the US Open (August 26 to September 8) will follow it.
The Champions League final will be held in Madrid (June 2).
The FA Cup finale will take place at the Wembley (May 18).
The Nations League final (June 9) will be followed by the Africa Cup of Nations (June 15-July 13).
The Euro 2020 qualifiers will be held from March to November 2019.
Athletics will witness the World Championships to be held in Doha (September 28 to October 6). That will be followed by the para-athletics World Championships in Dubai (November 7-15). The Formula One season starts from March and will end in December.
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