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Wankhede Stadium Preparing Fast for World Cup 2011 by Prabhat Ranjan
The dream city of India, Mumbai is one of the leading cosmopolitan cities. The Indian Board of Cricket Council (BCCI) has decided this commercial hub as the venue for the 2011 cricket World Cup.
The decision was made and announced on Monday night after the meeting, held among the co-hosts, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India. The matches are going to be held in the Wankhede Stadium of Mumbai. Whole country is getting excited for the upcoming great finale and Mumbai is preparing fast for the upcoming World Cup.
Although Mumbai is full of hot spots, apart from them Wankhede Stadium is a major attraction especially for the people interested in cricket. In the history of matches, this stadium holds a great history of some of the finest cricket match held.
The stadium has the capacity of 45,000, which is supposed to be increased for the 2011 World Cup. Moreover, it contains very attractive floodlights for decorating the whole stadium. The arrangements in the stadium are excellent that will be pleasing and good enough for the spectators as well as for the team members. It has gone through a renovation project under which facilities such as, pitch of ground, lightning, water system, sanitation facilities etc. are going to be implemented.
When whole Mumbai is celebrating the craze of ICC World Cup, how can Mumbai Hotels left back in treating their guests well. Hotels in Mumbai are ready with all facilities and arrangement made for their guests, to serve them well and best. You can find a wide range of Mumbai Hotels, all from luxury hotels in Mumbai to cheap & budget hotels, some of which are situated near the Wankhede Stadium.
West End Hotel, Hotel Fortune, the Ambassador Hotel, Hotel Intercontinental, Residency Hotel, the Oberoi Grand Hotel, Empire Royal Hotel, Marine Plaza, Astoria, are some hotels located nearest to the stadium.
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Cricket world cup 2011-look out the complete schedule! by Ankit pandey
With the Cricket World Cup 2011 fever around, every cricket lover is keen to know about the schedule and want to get hold of any update of information about the grand global event. The cricket world cup 2011 is expected to mount high to new levels and expectations. So fans, watch out!
This is the 10th Cricket World Cup, Australia being the four times winner of this grand championship. The world cup organized by ICC will be hosted by three South Asian countries- India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka. With India having got the opportunity to organize one of the other grand sports events in 2010-The Commonwealth games, it would again be a feast for India to host yet another global sports event.
Cricket is seen as important sports all over the world and fans would be keen to know about its schedule. Here we have a treat for all those cricket fans that had been looking for this information.
Host cities of this most looked-for event-2011 cricket World cup are Kolkata, Colombo, New Delhi, Kandy, Ahmedabad, Chittagong, Chennai, Dhaka, Mumbai, Hambantota, Mohali, Nagpur and Bangalore. The Grand Finale of World Cup Cricket 2011 will take place in Wankhade Stadium, Mumbai. Mumbaikars watch out for this event!
The cricket World cup 2011 is definitely a much awaited event in the sports field for the whole world. As a matter of fact, as far as hosting was concerned, Pakistan was also chosen to co-host the grand event but in context of the terrorist attack on the Sri Lankan Cricket team in Lahore, the hosting rights of Pakistan were taken away. Infact, Pakistan was supposed to hold 14 matches, including a semi-final too.
Interestingly, the Cricket World Cup 2011 has a 10-year elephant named