The Cricket World Cup is a first-rate one-day Worldwide (ODI) cricket event, which is organized by cricket’s governing physique – the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC). This event is held as soon as in each 4 years and the ICC decides the venue for the event. ICC Cricket World Cup is probably the most wanted World Cricket Cup event and it’s an occasion watched by hundreds of thousands of viewers throughout the globe
The 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup is going down within the West Indies. That is the primary time within the historical past of the Cricket World Cup, that the event is being held within the West Indies. The selection to conduct the World Cup within the West Indies was the end result of the Worldwide Cricket Council’s rotational coverage.
A complete of sixteen nations are vying with each other for the World Cup this yr. All contesting cricket groups from world wide have been divided into 4 teams – Group A ( Australia, South Africa, Netherlands, Scotland), Group B (Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, India, Bermuda), Group C ( New Zealand, Kenya, England, Canada) Group D (West Indies, Eire, Pakistan, Zimbabwe). In complete, there shall be 51 matches performed them earlier than they attain the ultimate world cup match.
As of now the groups which have entered into the Tremendous 8 stage embrace Australia, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa, England, Eire and Bangladesh.
There have been some attention-grabbing highlights within the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup. Eire’s cricket staff is within the spotlight, first for its tie with Zimbabwe (that is the third time a tie has occurred in Cricket World Cup) and second, for it is defeat of Pakistan, the results of made the staff to qualify to the Tremendous 8 stage. Australian Batsmen Mathew Hayden scored the quickest World Cup hundred from a complete of 66 balls within the match between Australia and New Zealand. For the primary time in World Cricket Cup, Bangladesh made it into the Tremendous 8 stage, by defeating the Indian and Bermuda cricket groups.
Trying into every of the staff making up the Tremendous 8, we discover all of them exhibiting lots of promise, which implies thrilling matches.
o Australia – This staff is the World Cricket Cup’s defending champions. They’ve undergone a couple of setbacks with key gamers Andrew Symonds and Matthew Hayden going through damage issues and quick bowler Brett Lee out of the sport due to accidents. Nonetheless, their sturdy victory over opponents Scotland, Netherlands and South Africa, point out that they aren’t about to let go their grip over cup victory.
o Bangladesh – It is a staff that is got here as much as the Tremendous 8 stage a lot to everybody’s shock. Their coach Dav Whatmore (he was the one who led Sri Lanka to a astounding victory in 1996), has introduced out the very best within the staff members. Lot’s anticipated from their matches within the event.
o England – Their sturdy factors are their key gamers Kevin Pietersen (world’ quantity one-ranked batsman) and Flintoff (all-rounder).
o Nonetheless, on this planet cup, the staff confronted defeat towards New Zealand and so they needed to struggle off Canada. Andrew Flintoff confronted disciplinary motion on account of late night time consuming. They’ve to point out all their capabilities to win over the staff within the Tremendous 8.
o Eire – They’re exhibiting nice power and have a lot going their manner, after the astounding defeat of Pakistan. Their plus factors embrace sturdy staff gamers and glorious technique from coat Adrian Birrell.
o New Zealand – It is a staff’s that is a lot anticipated to get into the semi-finals stage with sturdy gamers, Daniel Vettori’s left-arm spin, and good batting.
o South Africa – They’ve merely received over groups in Group A and have despatched out one clear message – they’re clearly sturdy contenders of the cup. Good batting is their strong-hold; nevertheless, they nonetheless want an excellent spinner of their staff.
o Sri Lanka – They have been World Cricket Cup champions in 1996 and are placing up a robust struggle in each match and successful. They’ve a talented staff with batsmen Kumar Sangakkara, skipper Mahela Jayawardene, openers Upul Tharanga and Sanath Jayasuriya, bowler Muttiah Muralitharan
o West Indies – Their opening wins towards Pakistan, Zimbabwe and Eire have put them in lead place. As hosts they’re doing loads to make sure that the event goes effectively and so they have a number of match-winning gamers like Chris Gayle, Lara, Ramnaresh Sarwan and Dwayne Bravo. On this kind they appear very prone to head for the semi-finals.
The Tremendous 8 stage of the World Cup, will start on Tuesday night time between Australia and West Indies in Antigua and its outcomes will determine on the 4 groups who will play the semi-finals.
Nonetheless, regardless of all of the enjoyable and pleasure on the cricket floor, the 2007 ICC Cricket World Cup is overshadowed by the dying of the Pakistan Cricket staff’s coach Bob Woolmer. He was discovered lifeless in his resort room, the following day after the staff misplaced out to Eire and there’s some investigation going into this matter.
On the finish of the complete showdown, there shall be just one winner! With the gamers of the Tremendous 8 stage, all geared as much as struggle until the end, the world viewers waits with baited breath to search out the winner of the World Cricket Cup match.