Top 5 Current Affairs: 27 May 2019
Team India is likely to sport a new jersey with orange being the dominant colour for their ‘away matches’ against England and Afghanistan during the ICC World Cup 2019.
ICC World Cup 2019: Full match schedule, venue details and match timings
The ICC World Cup 2019 will begin from May 30, 2019 at England and Wales. There would be 48 matches in total in the World Cup, of which 45 will be in the group stage. Each of the ten teams would be playing nine group stage matches, among which, the top four will progress to the semi-finals.
UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Orchha Town of Madhya Pradesh added to Tentative List
The Orchha town of Madhya Pradesh has been included in tentative list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Situated on the banks of the river Betwa, Orchha is located in Niwari district of Bundelkhand region of Madhya Pradesh. The town is famous for its two elevated minarets - Saavan and Bhadon; and four palaces - Jahangir Palace, Rai Praveen Mahal, Raja Mahal, and Sheesh Mahal.
ICC World Cup 2019: India to sport new orange jersey for away matches?
Team India is likely to sport a new jersey with orange being the dominant colour for their ‘away matches’ against England and Afghanistan during the ICC World Cup 2019. Four teams in the upcoming ICC World Cup 2019- England, India, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan- have blue as their preferred colour. India may have to wear a different jersey for matches against both England and Afghanistan, as both the teams will be the home teams for their matches against India.
ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Complete list of teams & squads
The ICC Cricket World Cup, which is held once every four years, will see participation from teams of 10 nations - England (hosts), New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Bangladesh, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and West Indies. This year, all the teams will be head-to-head against each other and the top four will go ahead into the semi-finals.
Donald Trump becomes first world leader to meet Japan’s new Emperor Naruhito
US President Donald Trump has become the first-ever foreign leader to meet Japan’s newly crowned emperor, Emperor Naruhito. The emperor had ascended the throne, followed the abdication by his father, Emperor Akihito. Emperor Akihito became the first Japanese emperor to abdicate his throne since 1817.