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ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Schedule - Cricket World Cup 2011 Venue

Here is an article on the upcoming ICC Cricket World Cup 2011. This information will keep you updated about ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Schedule, Cricket World Cup 2011 Venue and Cricket World Cup 2011 Teams. ICC Cricket World cup 2011 is going to be hosted in 3 countries of Sub-Continent: India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. The former BCCI president, Sharad Pawar is the chairman of World cup organizing committee. Fixtures of ICC World Cup 2011 has been announced. The first schedule match of ICC World Cup 2011 between India vs Bangladesh begins Feb 19, 2011 onwards. From cricket merchandise at stores to travel packages to host nations and restaurants and cafes serving cricket-themed food, the fever is all over. It is strong advised to become a subscriber of this article for latest updates on Cricket World Cup 2011 Schedule and Fixtures of upcoming ICC World Cup 2011.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011Cricket world cup organized every four years is the fourth largest and one of the most eagerly awaited and viewed event of the cricket world. It is widely considered to be the pinnacle of achievement in this sport. The new revised format of the world cup wherein 14 teams instead of 16 will be participating also ensures that fans get to see their favorite teams play a minimum of six matches even if they are ruled out of the tournament due to early defeats.

Cricket is no less than a religion in India and people are mad about the game of cricket. India is going to host the tenth world cup of its most loved sport in 2011 along with co-hosts Sri Lanka and Bangladesh. It will be the first time co-hosting for Bangladesh in a cricket world cup. Fourteen national teams are scheduled to compete for the coveted cup between February and early April 2011. According to the announced fixtures of ICC World Cup 2011, the first match will be played among co-hosts India and Sri Lanka at Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Mirpur.

Cricket World Cup 2011 Schedule

Bangladesh will host the opening ceremony on February 18. The formerly announced time-table of 2011 world cup also included Pakistan as a co-hosting nation but the 2009 attack on Sri Lankan cricket team at Lahore which left seven players injured, forced the world cup governing body (ICC) to strip off Pakistan of its co-hosting rights on Apr 17, 2009. India will now host 29 of the total 49 planned matches across eight venues including Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Bangalore, Nagpur and the all important grand final at Wankhede stadium in Mumbai and one semi-final as well. Sri Lanka will host 12 matches while the first time nation Bangladesh has been given the opportunity to host the tournament opener along with eight other matches. Since India has been allotted the highest number of matches, the ICC has moved its headquarters to Mumbai to ensure smooth and timely preparations for the event. Mr. Ratnakar Shetty has been appointed as the managing director of the event, while the security directorate will be headed by Mr. Shashank Manohar of BCCI.

Cricket World Cup 2011 Time Table

Cricket is considered as a religion in India and people are crazy about Cricket, especially in this part of the world. With ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 coming in the year 2011, the game would rise to new levels. If you are a Cricket fan searching for ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 schedule, Cricket World Cup 2011 fixtures, Cricket World Cup 2011 venue and Cricket World Cup 2011 teams, then you need not to go elsewhere as you will get every information on Cricket World Cup 2011 fixtures, Cricket World Cup 2011 venue, Cricket World Cup 2011 teams, ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 schedule and every other info about ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.

Match No. Date Teams Venue
1 19 Feb India vs Bangladesh Dhaka
2 20 Feb New Zealand vs Kenya Chennai
3 20 Feb Sri Lanka vs Canada Hambantota
4 21 Feb Australia vs Zimbabwe Ahmedabad
5 22 Feb England vs Netherlands Nagpur
6 23 Feb Pakistan vs Kenya Hambantota
7 24 Feb South Africa vs West Indies New Delhi
8 25 Feb Australia vs New Zealand Nagpur
9 25 Feb Bangladesh vs Ireland Dhaka
10 26 Feb Sri Lanka vs Pakistan Colombo
11 27 Feb India vs England Kolkata
12 28 Feb West Indies vs Netherlands New Delhi
13 28 Feb Zimbabwe vs Canada Nagpur
14 1 Mar Sri Lanka vs Kenya Colombo
15 2 Mar England vs Ireland Bangalore
16 3 Mar South Africa vs Netherlands Mohali
17 3 Mar Pakistan vs Canada Colombo
18 4 Mar New Zealand vs Zimbabwe Ahmedabad
19 4 Mar Bangladesh vs West Indies Dhaka
20 5 Mar Sri Lanka vs Australia Colombo
21 6 Mar India vs Ireland Bangalore
22 6 Mar England vs South Africa Chennai
23 7 Mar Kenya vs Canada New Delhi
24 8 Mar Pakistan vs New Zealand Pallekelle
25 9 Mar India vs Netherlands New Delhi
26 10 Mar Sri Lanka vs Zimbabwe Pallekelle
27 11 Mar West Indies vs Ireland Mohali
28 11 Mar Bangladesh vs England Chittagong
29 12 Mar India vs South Africa Nagpur
30 13 Mar New Zealand vs Canada Mumbai
31 13 Mar Australia vs Kenya Bangalore
32 14 Mar Pakistan vs Zimbabwe Pallekelle
33 14 Mar Bangladesh vs Netherlands Chittagong
34 15 Mar South Africa vs Ireland Kolkata
35 16 Mar Australia vs Canada Bangalore
36 17 Mar England vs West Indies Chennai
37 18 Mar Sri Lanka vs New Zealand Mumbai
38 18 Mar Ireland vs Netherlands Kolkata
39 19 Mar Australia vs Pakistan Colombo
40 19 Mar Bangladesh vs South Africa Dhaka
41 20 Mar Zimbabwe vs Kenya Kolkata
42 20 Mar India vs West Indies Chennai
43 23 Mar First Quarterfinal Dhaka
44 24 Mar Second Quarterfinal Colombo
45 25 Mar Third Quarterfinal Dhaka
46 26 Mar Fourth Quarterfinal Ahmedabad
47 29 Mar First Semifinal Colombo
48 30 Mar Second Semifinal Mohali
49 2 Apr FINAL Mumbai

Cricket World Cup 2011 Fixtures

The final fixtures of ICC Cricket World cup 2011 has been announced with India taking Bangladesh in the opening match. India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh will be the hosts with Mumbai hosting the final of the World cup. It seems ICC took lessons from 2007 world cup and has divided the teams in two groups so that big teams qualify.

Cricket World Cup 2011 Teams

A total of 14 teams instead of 16 will be participating in the ICC Cricket World Cup 2010. Cricket World Cup 2011 teams include 4 times winner Australia, 2 times winners West Indies, South Africa, India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, New Zealand, Netherlands, Canada, Ireland, England and Kenya. The teams are divided into 2 groups namely Group A & Group B.

Group A Group B
Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Canada, Kenya. India, South Africa, England, West Indies, Bangladesh, Ireland, Netherlands.

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2011 Cricket World Cup Tickets

The excitement among fans is already palpable as the first phase of tickets was put for sale in Mumbai on 1 June 2010. Priced affordably, the organizing committee is expecting to reap in bumper sales and not diminish the euphoria of fans.

TV Channels Broadcasting ICC Cricket World Cup 2011

The Cricket World cup 2011; jointly hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh is the biggest tournament in cricket. There was a big competition for the broadcasting rights. ICC sold the broadcasting rights to ESPNStar for about $2 billion. The cricket world cup will be shown all over the world in about 220 countries. Here are some of the TV channels broadcasting the ICC cricket World cup 2010:

  • Afghanistan: Ariana Television Network: Lemar TV ariana television network: lemar tv >
  • Australia: Nine Network and Fox Sports nine network and fox sports >
  • Africa: SABC and Supersport sabc and supersport >
  • Canada: Asian Television Network (ATN) asian television network (atn) >
  • Europe (excluding UK and Ireland): Eurosport (excluding uk and ireland): eurosport >
  • India: ESPN Star and DD National (Doordarsan) espn star and dd national (doordarsan) >
  • Middle East (Including Dubai, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and all): Arab Radio and Television Network east (including dubai, qatar, saudi arabia and all): arab radio and television network >
  • New Zealand: Sky Sport zealand: sky sport >
  • Pacific Islands: Sky Pacific islands: sky pacific >
  • Pakistan: GEO Super and Pakistan Television Network (PTN) geo super and pakistan television network (ptn) >
  • Sri Lanka: Rupavahini Corporation lanka: rupavahini corporation >
  • South Africa: SABC and Supersport africa: sabc and supersport >
  • South Asia (Nepal, Bhutan, Maldives): ESPN Star asia (nepal, bhutan, maldives): espn star >
  • United Kingdom and Ireland: Sky Sports kingdom and ireland: sky sports >
  • United States: DirecTV states: directv >
  • West Indies: Caribbean Media Corporation indies: caribbean media corporation >

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