Spectacular opening in Bangladesh:
Consistency key to success
Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara believes that
consistency will be the key to his team’s success in the 2011 ICC
Cricket World Cup which begins in the sub continent from February
19. The Sri Lankan captain made these observations during the
official opening ceremony of the mega event which took place at the
Bangabandu National Stadium in Dhaka yesterday.
Over 180 countries to view WC
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 host broadcaster
and ICC Global Media Rights partner ESPN STAR Sports (ESS) is
gearing up its production to make sure that the one billion people
who tune in from more than 180 territories around the world will
enjoy an unrivaled spectator experience all from the comfort of
their living rooms.
Ton-up Dhoni fires India to victory
Mahendra Singh Dhoni smashed a blazing century
to set up India’s crushing 117-run victory over New Zealand in a
World Cup warm-up match on Wednesday. The Indian skipper cracked
three sixes and 11 fours in a 64-ball 108 not out to help his team
post an imposing 360-5 and virtually bat New Zealand out of the
day-night match in Chennai.