The 2011 World Cup you did not see

Indian artist Poonam Salecha (L) paints the Cricket World Cup 2011 logo on the back on Indian actress Mink Singh in a bid to show her support for the Indian team in Mumbai on February 20, 2011. The 2011 Cricket World Cup takes place in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh from February 19-April 2 with 14 nations taking part in the marathon six-week tournament. AFP PHOTO/STR





   

A family inspects cricket bats on display at a roadside stall in Nagpur on February 20, 2011. The subcontinent has been gripped by cricket fever as the six-week long World Cup Cricket 2011 tournament is underway. During the cricket World Cup, millions of youngsters across south Asia where cricketers are treated as demi-gods, will try to copy their heroes at games played in streets and parks

HAMBANTOTA, SRI LANKA - FEBRUARY 20: A Sri Lanka fan with face mask dances during the Sri Lanka v Canada 2011 ICC World Cup Group A match at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium on February 20, 2011 in Hambantota, Sri Lanka. (Photo by Michael Steele/Getty Images

Bangladeshi fan reacts during the opening match of the ICC Cricket World Cup between Bangladesh and India at the Sher-E-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Saturday Feb. 19, 2011. (AP Photo/ Themba Hadebe

A child gestures as he stands next to cricket wickets put on sale at a roadside stall in Nagpur, India, Sunday, Feb. 20, 2011. India's in-form team has raised the hopes of this cricket-mad country as it co-host the World Cup, hoping desperately to land the title for the first time in nearly 30 years. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi


DHAKA, BANGLADESH - FEBRUARY 19: Bangladesh cricket fans prior to the start of the opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup between Bangladesh and India at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium on February 19, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images

A Bangladesh fan arrives for the first match of ICC Cricket World Cup match between India and Bangladesh at The Sher-e-Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 19, 2011. India and Bangladesh clash in the opening game of the World Cup as action gets under way at the start of a six-week sporting marathon predicted to be the most open for years

Indian man R.K. Tiwari performs a candle-lit moustache dance beside a home made replica of the ICC Cricket World Cup as a means of wishing the India team success in the tournament, in Allahabad on February 18, 2011. The 2011 Cricket World Cup takes place in India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh from February 19-April 2 with 14 nations taking part in the marathon six-week tournament

Ireland cricket team captain William Porterfield (2R) stretches with teammates during a practice session at The Sher-e Bangla National Stadium in Dhaka on February 20, 2011. Ireland coach Phil Simmons, the former West Indies batsman, believes his side are arguably even better placed now than they were heading into the last World Cup

A Sri Lankan cricket fan waves his country's flag before the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup match between Sri Lanka and Canada at the Suriyawewa Mahinda Rajapakse International Cricket Stadium in the southern district of Hambantota on February 20, 2011. Sri Lankan Cricket team Captain Kumar Sangakkara won the toss and elected to bat first. AFP PHOTO AFP PHOTO/Ishara S.



 
  
DHAKA, BANGLADESH - FEBRUARY 19: A cricket fan painted in the colours of a Bengali Tiger poses for a portrait during the opening game of the ICC Cricket World Cup between Bangladesh and India at the Shere-e-Bangla National Stadium on February 19, 2011 in Dhaka, Bangladesh. (Photo by Daniel Berehulak/Getty Images


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