Tuesday, April 6, 2010

First Look: Mascot for 2011 Cricket World Cup

"Appu", the elephant was the mascot of the 1982 Asian Games in New Delhi and its almost around three decades down the line , again it has been given the same role at the ICC cricket world cup.

It has been jointly hosted by india , sri lanka and Bangladesh.

this mascot was believed to bring good luck, especially one kept as the symbol of an organization such as a sports was relieved in colombo, in April 2 and the World Cup organisers on Monday announced that cricket fans based in the host nations would be able to participate in a contest to name the mascot.

"It also emphasises the enthusiasm of youth both in general and for Cricket itself, especially on the sub-continent with its massive and dedicated following. He's stylised to give an instantly recognisable graphic strength so that with exposure his bold lines and strong colouring will instantly create a friendly face for the CWC," tournament director Ratnakar Shetty said in a media release.


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