ICC launches online competition to suggest names for ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 mascot

Wed, Jul 21, 2010 12:42 PM

The International Cricket Council (ICC) has announced it is presenting cricket fans with a unique opportunity to play a part in ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 by inviting them to propose a name for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 mascot, an elephant.

Cricket fans can make their suggestions between 20 to 27 July, 2010 with the ICC announcing the winning name of the mascot at a launch in Colombo, Sri Lanka to mark '200 days to go' to the first match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 which will be played in Dhaka, Bangladesh on 19 February 2011. The ICC Cricket World Cup final will be in Mumbai on 2 April 2011.

The mascot's key characteristics are:

Young, enthusiastic and determined
Thinks cricket is the most fun game in the world
Loves playing street cricket – would play 24/7 if he could
Worships his cricket heroes, their technique, skill and character
Understands there is a lot to learn, work's hard at it, step by step
Learning to master the art of concentration
Dreams of playing in the ICC Cricket World Cup…one day
Age: 10 (human years)

Suggestions should be sent to

More information about the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 mascot and his characteristics can be found here.

Please find attached an image of the mascot and to see a short clip of him in action Please visit

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