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<p>A fan with his body painted in tri-colour waves the Indian national flag before the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup group B match between India and England in Bangalore February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

A fan with his body painted in tri-colour waves the Indian national flag before the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup group B match between India and England in Bangalore February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

A fan with his body painted in tri-colour waves the Indian national flag before the start of the ICC Cricket World Cup group B match between India and England in Bangalore February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>India's Yuvraj Singh celebrates after their team won the ICC Cricket World Cup final match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

India's Yuvraj Singh celebrates after their team won the ICC Cricket World Cup final match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

India's Yuvraj Singh celebrates after their team won the ICC Cricket World Cup final match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>India's players celebrate with their trophy after India won their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

India's players celebrate with their trophy after India won their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

India's players celebrate with their trophy after India won their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against Sri Lanka in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>A fan of the Sri Lankan cricket team reacts as he watches the ICC Cricket World Cup final match between Sri Lanka and India on a big screen at Galle Face Green in Colombo April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte </p>

A fan of the Sri Lankan cricket team reacts as he watches the ICC Cricket World Cup final match between Sri Lanka and India on a big screen at Galle Face Green in Colombo April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

A fan of the Sri Lankan cricket team reacts as he watches the ICC Cricket World Cup final match between Sri Lanka and India on a big screen at Galle Face Green in Colombo April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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<p>India's Gautam Gambhir (L) makes his crease safely as Sri Lanka's captain and wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara chases the ball during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against India in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

India's Gautam Gambhir (L) makes his crease safely as Sri Lanka's captain and wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara chases the ball during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against India in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India's Gautam Gambhir (L) makes his crease safely as Sri Lanka's captain and wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara chases the ball during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against India in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga (R) celebrates after taking the wicket of Kenya's Shem Ngoche during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo March 1, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga (R) celebrates after taking the wicket of Kenya's Shem Ngoche during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo March 1, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga (R) celebrates after taking the wicket of Kenya's Shem Ngoche during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo March 1, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>India's Sachin Tendulkar looks skywards as he celebrates after scoring his century during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against England in Bangalore February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

India's Sachin Tendulkar looks skywards as he celebrates after scoring his century during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against England in Bangalore February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

India's Sachin Tendulkar looks skywards as he celebrates after scoring his century during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against England in Bangalore February 27, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>India's Gautam Gambhir is bowled by Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

India's Gautam Gambhir is bowled by Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

India's Gautam Gambhir is bowled by Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>A security personnel (R) looks at his mobile phone during the Sri Lankan team's training session at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, March 31, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

A security personnel (R) looks at his mobile phone during the Sri Lankan team's training session at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, March 31, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

A security personnel (R) looks at his mobile phone during the Sri Lankan team's training session at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai, March 31, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>India's Harbhajan Singh celebrates the wicket of Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Mohali March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

India's Harbhajan Singh celebrates the wicket of Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Mohali March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

India's Harbhajan Singh celebrates the wicket of Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Mohali March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi celebrates with teammates after taking the wicket of Sri Lanka's Tillakaratne Dilshan during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>Ireland's John Mooney shouts as he celebrates Ireland's victory over England in their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in Bangalore March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

Ireland's John Mooney shouts as he celebrates Ireland's victory over England in their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in Bangalore March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

Ireland's John Mooney shouts as he celebrates Ireland's victory over England in their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in Bangalore March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>Pakistan's Shahid Afridi unsuccessfully appeals for West Indies' Ramnaresh Sarwan as he stands behind West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul during their Cricket World Cup 2011 quarter-final match in Dhaka March 23, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Pakistan's Shahid Afridi unsuccessfully appeals for West Indies' Ramnaresh Sarwan as he stands behind West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul during their Cricket World Cup 2011 quarter-final match in Dhaka March 23, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Pakistan's Shahid Afridi unsuccessfully appeals for West Indies' Ramnaresh Sarwan as he stands behind West Indies' Shivnarine Chanderpaul during their Cricket World Cup 2011 quarter-final match in Dhaka March 23, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera is bowled by Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte </p>

Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera is bowled by Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's Thisara Perera is bowled by Pakistan's Shoaib Akhtar during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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<p>Mohammad Shabir, 31, files the edges of cane sticks to form handles for cricket bats at a factory in Sialkot February 8, 2011. Pakistan's eastern city of Sialkot has been a major source of sports goods for international sports events for decades. Recent exports of sports goods have fallen to an average $290 million from $343 million over the past four years because of the decline in Pakistan's share in international markets, according to Pakistan's Federal Bureau of Statistics. REUTERS/Mian Khursheed </p>

Mohammad Shabir, 31, files the edges of cane sticks to form handles for cricket bats at a factory in Sialkot February 8, 2011. Pakistan's eastern city of Sialkot has been a major source of sports goods for international sports events for decades....more

Mohammad Shabir, 31, files the edges of cane sticks to form handles for cricket bats at a factory in Sialkot February 8, 2011. Pakistan's eastern city of Sialkot has been a major source of sports goods for international sports events for decades. Recent exports of sports goods have fallen to an average $290 million from $343 million over the past four years because of the decline in Pakistan's share in international markets, according to Pakistan's Federal Bureau of Statistics. REUTERS/Mian Khursheed

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<p>A policeman uses a stick to move men back into a queue for tickets for the India and England Group B cricket World Cup match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

A policeman uses a stick to move men back into a queue for tickets for the India and England Group B cricket World Cup match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

A policeman uses a stick to move men back into a queue for tickets for the India and England Group B cricket World Cup match at the M. Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bangalore February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>Fans react as they watch the ICC Cricket World Cup final match between India and Sri Lanka, on a screen in Mumbai April 2, 2011.  REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui </p>

Fans react as they watch the ICC Cricket World Cup final match between India and Sri Lanka, on a screen in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

Fans react as they watch the ICC Cricket World Cup final match between India and Sri Lanka, on a screen in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui

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<p>Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi adjusts the fielding positions of his team during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match against India in Mohali March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi adjusts the fielding positions of his team during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match against India in Mohali March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

Pakistan's captain Shahid Afridi adjusts the fielding positions of his team during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match against India in Mohali March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>India's Sachin Tendulkar is carried by his teammate Yusuf Pathan after they beat Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

India's Sachin Tendulkar is carried by his teammate Yusuf Pathan after they beat Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

India's Sachin Tendulkar is carried by his teammate Yusuf Pathan after they beat Sri Lanka in the ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>An England fan looks on during the Group B cricket world cup match between England and the Netherlands at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, India February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

An England fan looks on during the Group B cricket world cup match between England and the Netherlands at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, India February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

An England fan looks on during the Group B cricket world cup match between England and the Netherlands at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, India February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>A boy bowls a ball in a street, as a crowd of people watch, in Chittagong March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

A boy bowls a ball in a street, as a crowd of people watch, in Chittagong March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

A boy bowls a ball in a street, as a crowd of people watch, in Chittagong March 8, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>Members of the Sri Lankan team carry teammate Muttiah Muralitharan, playing in his last Cricket World Cup, after they beat New Zealand in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte </p>

Members of the Sri Lankan team carry teammate Muttiah Muralitharan, playing in his last Cricket World Cup, after they beat New Zealand in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Members of the Sri Lankan team carry teammate Muttiah Muralitharan, playing in his last Cricket World Cup, after they beat New Zealand in their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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<p>Sri Lanka's Chamara Silva's bat flies out of his hands as he tries to hit a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Pakistan in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte </p>

Sri Lanka's Chamara Silva's bat flies out of his hands as he tries to hit a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Pakistan in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Sri Lanka's Chamara Silva's bat flies out of his hands as he tries to hit a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Pakistan in Colombo February 26, 2011. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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<p>Zimbabwe's Tatenda Taibu (R) hugs teammate Craig Ervine after Taibu scored a half century during their ICC Cricket World Cup Group A match against Canada in Nagpur February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

Zimbabwe's Tatenda Taibu (R) hugs teammate Craig Ervine after Taibu scored a half century during their ICC Cricket World Cup Group A match against Canada in Nagpur February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Zimbabwe's Tatenda Taibu (R) hugs teammate Craig Ervine after Taibu scored a half century during their ICC Cricket World Cup Group A match against Canada in Nagpur February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>New Zealand's Tim Southee throws a bottle off the field after drinking from it during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match against Sri Lanka in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

New Zealand's Tim Southee throws a bottle off the field after drinking from it during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match against Sri Lanka in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

New Zealand's Tim Southee throws a bottle off the field after drinking from it during their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match against Sri Lanka in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga looks on while bowling during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against India in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga looks on while bowling during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against India in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Sri Lanka's Lasith Malinga looks on while bowling during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match against India in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>South Africa's captain Graeme Smith plays a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against the West Indies in New Delhi February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

South Africa's captain Graeme Smith plays a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against the West Indies in New Delhi February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

South Africa's captain Graeme Smith plays a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against the West Indies in New Delhi February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Students from the Anjuman E Islam School cheer for the Indian cricket team from the balconies of their school, which has been decorated with a banner and colours of the Indian national flag, ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final match between India and Pakistan, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave </p>

Students from the Anjuman E Islam School cheer for the Indian cricket team from the balconies of their school, which has been decorated with a banner and colours of the Indian national flag, ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final match between...more

Students from the Anjuman E Islam School cheer for the Indian cricket team from the balconies of their school, which has been decorated with a banner and colours of the Indian national flag, ahead of the ICC Cricket World Cup semi-final match between India and Pakistan, in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Amit Dave

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<p>New Zealand's wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum dives to stop the ball off the bat of Australia's Shane Watson during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Nagpur February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

New Zealand's wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum dives to stop the ball off the bat of Australia's Shane Watson during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Nagpur February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

New Zealand's wicketkeeper Brendon McCullum dives to stop the ball off the bat of Australia's Shane Watson during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Nagpur February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>England's Graeme Swann drops a catch from the bat of the Netherlands' Mudassar Bukhari during their Group B cricket world cup match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, India February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

England's Graeme Swann drops a catch from the bat of the Netherlands' Mudassar Bukhari during their Group B cricket world cup match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, India February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

England's Graeme Swann drops a catch from the bat of the Netherlands' Mudassar Bukhari during their Group B cricket world cup match at the Vidarbha Cricket Association Stadium in Nagpur, India February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Jesse Ryder during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Nagpur February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Jesse Ryder during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Nagpur February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

Australia's Mitchell Johnson celebrates after taking the wicket of New Zealand's Jesse Ryder during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match in Nagpur February 25, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>England's Graeme Swann (R) walks after he levelled the score for a tie in their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against India in Bangalore February 27, 2011. A masterly century by Sachin Tendulkar and an inspired bowling spell by Zaheer Khan led India to a nail-biting tie against England in their World Cup Group B match on Sunday. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

England's Graeme Swann (R) walks after he levelled the score for a tie in their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against India in Bangalore February 27, 2011. A masterly century by Sachin Tendulkar and an inspired bowling spell by Zaheer Khan led...more

England's Graeme Swann (R) walks after he levelled the score for a tie in their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against India in Bangalore February 27, 2011. A masterly century by Sachin Tendulkar and an inspired bowling spell by Zaheer Khan led India to a nail-biting tie against England in their World Cup Group B match on Sunday. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>Zimbabwe's Graeme Cremer attempts to stop a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup Group A match against Pakistan in Pallekele March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

Zimbabwe's Graeme Cremer attempts to stop a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup Group A match against Pakistan in Pallekele March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Zimbabwe's Graeme Cremer attempts to stop a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup Group A match against Pakistan in Pallekele March 14, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>Pakistan's Umar Akmal plays a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Kenya in Hambantota, south of Colombo, February 23, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

Pakistan's Umar Akmal plays a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Kenya in Hambantota, south of Colombo, February 23, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Pakistan's Umar Akmal plays a shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Kenya in Hambantota, south of Colombo, February 23, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani (L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wave before the World Cup cricket second semi-final between India and Pakistan in Mohali, India March 30, 2011.  REUTERS/Daniel Berehulak/POOL </p>

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani (L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wave before the World Cup cricket second semi-final between India and Pakistan in Mohali, India March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Berehulak/POOL

Pakistan's Prime Minister Yusuf Raza Gilani (L) and India's Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wave before the World Cup cricket second semi-final between India and Pakistan in Mohali, India March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Daniel Berehulak/POOL

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<p>West Indies' Kemar Roach (R) celebrates taking a hat-trick after dismissing Netherlands' Berend Westdijk with his captain Darren Sammy during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in New Delhi February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

West Indies' Kemar Roach (R) celebrates taking a hat-trick after dismissing Netherlands' Berend Westdijk with his captain Darren Sammy during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in New Delhi February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

West Indies' Kemar Roach (R) celebrates taking a hat-trick after dismissing Netherlands' Berend Westdijk with his captain Darren Sammy during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in New Delhi February 28, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>South Africa's Dale Steyn (L) appeals successfully against West Indies' Kieron Pollard during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in New Delhi February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

South Africa's Dale Steyn (L) appeals successfully against West Indies' Kieron Pollard during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in New Delhi February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

South Africa's Dale Steyn (L) appeals successfully against West Indies' Kieron Pollard during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in New Delhi February 24, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>New Zealand's wicket keeper Brendon McCullum runs out South Africa's AB de Villiers during their Cricket World Cup quarter-final match in Dhaka March 25, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

New Zealand's wicket keeper Brendon McCullum runs out South Africa's AB de Villiers during their Cricket World Cup quarter-final match in Dhaka March 25, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

New Zealand's wicket keeper Brendon McCullum runs out South Africa's AB de Villiers during their Cricket World Cup quarter-final match in Dhaka March 25, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>Canada's Harvir Baidwan attends a practice session in Colombo March 2, 2011 ahead of their Cricket World Cup match against Pakistan. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte </p>

Canada's Harvir Baidwan attends a practice session in Colombo March 2, 2011 ahead of their Cricket World Cup match against Pakistan. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

Canada's Harvir Baidwan attends a practice session in Colombo March 2, 2011 ahead of their Cricket World Cup match against Pakistan. REUTERS/Dinuka Liyanawatte

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<p>An injured man lies on a road as police mounted on horseback charge at protesters near the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali March 28, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash </p>

An injured man lies on a road as police mounted on horseback charge at protesters near the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali March 28, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

An injured man lies on a road as police mounted on horseback charge at protesters near the Punjab Cricket Association Stadium in Mohali March 28, 2011. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash

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<p>Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene watches his shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Canada in Hambantota, south of Colombo, February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene watches his shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Canada in Hambantota, south of Colombo, February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Sri Lanka's Mahela Jayawardene watches his shot during their ICC Cricket World Cup group A match against Canada in Hambantota, south of Colombo, February 20, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>South Africa's Lonwabo Tsotsobe bowls during a cricket practice session ahead of their ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match against the Netherlands in Mohali March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

South Africa's Lonwabo Tsotsobe bowls during a cricket practice session ahead of their ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match against the Netherlands in Mohali March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

South Africa's Lonwabo Tsotsobe bowls during a cricket practice session ahead of their ICC Cricket World Cup Group B match against the Netherlands in Mohali March 2, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>An electronic display board shows two runs required for England to win the match with one ball remaining during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against India in Bangalore February 27, 2011. England scored one run off the final ball of the match, leading to a tie. A masterly century by Sachin Tendulkar and an inspired bowling spell by Zaheer Khan led India to a nail-biting tie against England in their World Cup Group B match on Sunday. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

An electronic display board shows two runs required for England to win the match with one ball remaining during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against India in Bangalore February 27, 2011. England scored one run off the final ball of the...more

An electronic display board shows two runs required for England to win the match with one ball remaining during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match against India in Bangalore February 27, 2011. England scored one run off the final ball of the match, leading to a tie. A masterly century by Sachin Tendulkar and an inspired bowling spell by Zaheer Khan led India to a nail-biting tie against England in their World Cup Group B match on Sunday. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>A cricket fan celebrates in support of Pakistan while watching their match against India from a projector along a roadside in Karachi on March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Athar Hussain </p>

A cricket fan celebrates in support of Pakistan while watching their match against India from a projector along a roadside in Karachi on March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

A cricket fan celebrates in support of Pakistan while watching their match against India from a projector along a roadside in Karachi on March 30, 2011. REUTERS/Athar Hussain

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<p>Performers take part in an aerial cricket match during the opening ceremony for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka February 17, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj </p>

Performers take part in an aerial cricket match during the opening ceremony for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka February 17, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

Performers take part in an aerial cricket match during the opening ceremony for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Cricket World Cup at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka February 17, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Biraj

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<p>England's Ian Bell is bowled by West Indies' Kemar Roach during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in Chennai March 17, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

England's Ian Bell is bowled by West Indies' Kemar Roach during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in Chennai March 17, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

England's Ian Bell is bowled by West Indies' Kemar Roach during their ICC Cricket World Cup group B match in Chennai March 17, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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<p>A donkey-led cart passes a cricket fan painting the word "Pasban" on an oversized cricket bat in Karachi March 29, 2011.  REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro </p>

A donkey-led cart passes a cricket fan painting the word "Pasban" on an oversized cricket bat in Karachi March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

A donkey-led cart passes a cricket fan painting the word "Pasban" on an oversized cricket bat in Karachi March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro

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<p>Members of India's squad hold the trophy during celebrations after they defeated Sri Lanka during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds </p>

Members of India's squad hold the trophy during celebrations after they defeated Sri Lanka during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

Members of India's squad hold the trophy during celebrations after they defeated Sri Lanka during their ICC Cricket World Cup final match in Mumbai April 2, 2011. REUTERS/Andrew Caballero-Reynolds

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<p>A light bulb is seen as West Indies' players perform a stretching exercise during a cricket practice session in New Delhi February 22, 2011.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi </p>

A light bulb is seen as West Indies' players perform a stretching exercise during a cricket practice session in New Delhi February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A light bulb is seen as West Indies' players perform a stretching exercise during a cricket practice session in New Delhi February 22, 2011. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

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<p>The sun sets as Sri Lanka and New Zealand play their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown </p>

The sun sets as Sri Lanka and New Zealand play their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

The sun sets as Sri Lanka and New Zealand play their ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 semi-final match in Colombo March 29, 2011. REUTERS/Philip Brown

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