ICC World Cup's nine-month Trophy Tour to include Nepal and USA

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Former England players James Taylor (r) and Charlotte Edwards with the World Cup trophy.

The ICC World Cup Trophy Tour will begin its nine-month journey around the world on Monday from the ICC headquarters in Dubai.

The trophy will travel across five continents, 21 countries and over 60 cities, making it the “most connected Trophy Tour ever”, the ICC said in a release.

The World Cup will be held in England next year with the final at Lord’s on July 14.

During the journey, the World Cup trophy will also make stops at countries not part of the tournament, including Nepal, USA and Germany.

According to the ICC, the trophy tour will begin in the UAE and will then go to Oman, the USA, the West Indies, Sri Lanka, Pakistan and Bangladesh. From there, the coveted trophy moves to Nepal, India, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda and Nigeria.

The trophy will then move to Europe, travelling to France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany before arriving in England and Wales on February 19 next year.

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