Hublot, the Swiss luxurious watchmaker and professional timekeeper of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup 2019, kicked off the a hundred-day countdown to cricket’s greatest competition. Ricardo Guadalupe, CEO of Hublot released a three-metre-high clock at Lord’s, the long-lasting ‘Home of Cricket’, to mark the event. The 12th version of the World Cup might be hosted this yr in England and Wales; the first in shape will take region among England and South Africa on May 30.

Hublot is the first watchmaker to accomplice itself with cricket. It was also the professional timekeeper to the FIFA World Cup in 2010. The partnership with ICC started with the 2015 Cricket World Cup, and persisted with the ICC World Twenty20 in 2016 and the ICC Champions Trophy and the Women’s Cricket World Cup in 2017.

Hublot additionally announced that former England captain Michael Vaughan could be the brand new brand ambassador. A celebrated batsman, Vaughan led England in 2003 and 2008, triumphing a record 26 Test matches—most famously, he led the group to win the 2005’s Ashes among England and Australia, England’s first Ashes victory considering that 1987.

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