People pose with a giant cricket bat display in Dhaka February 10, 2011. The display is part of decorations throughout the city to coincide with the ICC World Cup Cricket from February 17, which will be jointly hosted by Bangladesh, India and Sri Lanka.
The tournament itself gets underway on 19th February when co-hosts Bangladesh and India meet in Dhaka. Sri Lanka begin their campaign against Canada on 20th February. Australia are the reigning champions having won the 1999, 2003 and 2007 events.