Chelsea and Arsenal meet in the first European competition final of the season as the two English clubs travel to Baku with one set to return with a European trophy albeit the Europa League on.
Currently ranked 1st on the ICC ODI rankings, the hosts will be looking to utilize the home crowds and familiarity with the conditions to go all the way.
Currently ranked 3rd on the ICC ODI rankings, South Africa arrive in good shape, having the third highest win-ratio since the heartbreak of the 2015 World Cup.
Currently ranked 6th on the ICC ODI rankings, Pakistan will be looking to repeat their form from 2017 after winning the champions trophy in 2017 in England.
The cricket world has had a number of cliches that get wheeled out at the start of any World Cup. South Africa always choke, Pakistan are unpredictable, and New Zealand are the dark horse.
West Indies won the first two editions of the World Cup and were known for their seamers and power hitters.
Ranked 9th on the ICC ODI rankings, leaving out five established players for World Cup, naming a captain that has not played ODI cricket in four years, nothing seems to be in favor of Sri Lanka in the 2019 World Cup.
Bayern Munich completed a domestic double as they beat RB Leipzig 3-0 at the Olympiastadion in Berlin on Saturday night thanks to a brace from Robert Lewandowski.
The Sharks held their nerve and defended brilliantly to resist a Lions onslaught to win the derby clash 27-17.
Three man team? Check out how Bangladesh are lining up ahead of the Cricket World Cup next week.