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ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 squad of INDIA: Sreesanth, Rohit Sharma, Ojha dropped

The 15-player team is:
  • MS Dhoni (C)
  • Sachin Tendulkar
  • Virender Sehwag
  • Gautam Gambhir
  • Yuvraj Singh
  • Suresh Raina
  • Virat Kohli
  • Yusuf Pathan (all-rounder)
  • Zaheer Khan
  • Ashish Nehra
  • Munaf Patel
  • Praveen Kumar
  • Harbhajan Singh
  • R. Ashwin
  • Piyush Chawla

2011 ICC Cricket Worldcup FACTS part-2

Most runs by a batsman in one world cup tournament
The answer is obviously Sachin Tendulkar. Easily the best batsmen modern cricket World has seen, and as this remarkable career comes to its climax - Tendulkar's records will always speak loudly how genius this little master was. Tendulkar has made 1796 runs in total, from 36 ODIs.

Second batsmen to make most runs is Ricky Ponting who has 1537 runs from 39 games. 2011 world cup will be a direct tussle between these two to decide who finishes with most WC runs. Brian Lara retired with 1225 world cup runs.


MUNAF PATEL, the 1 run star of INDIA

INDIA shows its TRUE colors by winning 2nd odi of 5odi series with SOUTH AFRICA on 15th jan 2011.And that increases our hopes of winning the worldcup 2011.lets check the score card of both the teams


2011 ICC Cricket Worldcup teams

2011 ICC Cricket Worldcup FACTS part-1

Do you know how many changes have been made for cricket world cup 2011 as compared to cricket world cup in 2007

There are total 2 groups in cricket world cup 2011, but there were 4 in previous worldcup The matches are reduced to 49 but there were 52 in previous world cup 14 teams are participating in this worldcup but there wer 16 in previous 

Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy compose World Cup theme song

Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy has composed the official theme song of World Cup 2011. They have composed the three versions of the song titled ‘De Ghumaa Ke’ in Bengali, Hindi and Sinhalese. The tournament, which will start on February 19, will be held in the three nations India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.
        The theme song ‘De Ghumaa Ke’ is a very passionate number aimed to create the fierce sense of competition and the strong desire to win. The term literally means ‘Hit It Hard’ and it is one word used by all the cricket fanatics for their favorite player and team. So, this basic theme of the game has been incorporated in the song.
        The song has been released on 31st December through different radio networks in India, ICC’s global production and broadcast rights holder ESPN STAR Sports. We are just one and half month away from the grand start of ‘World Cup 2011’ and they have given this enthusiastic number to be hummed by all cricket fanatics till then.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 TROPHY

Prize Money

The 2011 Cricket World Cup winning team would be taking home a prize money of US$ 4 million, with the International Cricket Council deciding to double the total allocation for the coveted tournament to US$ 10 millon. The decision was taken at the ICC Board meeting which was held in Dubai on April 20, 2010.
Winning Team
Runner up
Semi-final Losers
Semi-final Losers
5th Place
6th Place
7th Place
8th Place
Winners 1st round matches
 60,000 x 42

 * all figures in USD