The Business of… the ICC World Cup
Kipp’s got Cricket Fever, what with the ICC World Cup on and all. We take a look at the workings of arguably the biggest tournament in the world’s second biggest sport.
February 20, 2011 3:45 by Eva Fernandes
The ICC Cricket World Cup is a tournament held once every four years, following a series of pre-qualification rounds. The format for this World Cup sees the 14 teams participating in the tournament divided in to two groups Group A and Group B. There will be 42 group matches, 4 Quarter finals, 2 semi finals and one final match included. In Group A, the teams are Australia, Pakistan, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Canada, and Kenya; On the other hand, Group B consists of 7 teams India, South Africa, England, West Indies, Bangladesh, Ireland and Netherlands.