2007 Cricket World Cup
By arungupta on Mar 12, 2007
The 16 participating countries (South Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Pakistan, India, Sri Lanka, England, West Indies, Bangladesh, Zimbabwe, Kenya, Scotland, Netherlands, Iceland, Canada, and Bermuda) are divided into 4 groups (Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D). In each group, each country will play with rest of the countries. A Win is 2 points, a Tie is 1 point and a Loss is 0 point. Two winners from each group will then move to "Super 8" where again each country will play against each other from which 4 semi-finalists are decided. And then finalist and finally the winner.
India won the 1983 World Cup and were runners up in 2003. The complete team profile is a good mix of medium pace bowlers, spinners, strong opening batsman, reliable top & middle order and hitting low orders. May the best team win and I wish, and hope, India is the best team this time Send your wishes to India here. Here are some detailed analysis on Indian Cricket and their prospects in the World Cup:
Google Maps + YouTube mashup showing each player's detail and a video
Here (and here and here and here) are some detailed analysis of Indian Cricket Team.
51 games, 16 countries, 47 days, 1 winner. Let's see who outwits, outplay and outlast everybody else.