World Cup Final 2011 India v/s Srilanka Match Summary
Cricket World Cup 2011
in India, Sri Lanka & Bangladesh
The 2011 ICC Cricket World
Cup will be the tenth Cricket World Cup, and will be hosted by three South
Asian Test cricket playing countries; India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.
It will take place during the months of February and March 2011, with the
first match being played on 19 February 2011.
29 matches out of 49 will
be played in India including one quarterfinal, semi-final and final, 12
matches in Sri Lanka including one quarterfinal and semifinal and eight
matches in Bangladesh including two quarterfinals.
The ICC Cricket World
Cup, generally referred to as the Cricket World Cup, is the premier international
championship of men's One-day International (ODI) cricket. The event is
organised by the sport's governing body, the International Cricket Council
(ICC), with preliminary qualification rounds leading up to a finals tournament
which is held every four years. According to the ICC, it is the most important
tournament and the pinnacle of achievement in the sport. The first Cricket
World Cup contest was organised in England in 1975. A separate Women's
Cricket World Cup has been held every four years since 1973.
The finals of the Cricket
World Cup are contested by all ten Test-playing and ODI-playing nations,
together with other national teams that qualify through the ICC Trophy
competition. Australia has been the most successful of the five teams to
have won the tournament, taking three titles. The West Indies have won
twice, while India, Pakistan and Sri Lanka have each won once.