Besides football – the king sport, perhaps only cricket is a widely influential sport in the world, becoming a cultural feature in life. Cricket World Cup 2011 season takes place from February 17 to April 2, 2011 in three countries India, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, with the participation of 14 national teams. The semi-final match between India and Pakistan is considered the hottest cricket match ever. In addition, this match also affects the diplomatic relationship between these two countries. Although criket is not popular in Vietnam, I would like to introduce it to the Exquisite brothers so that we can know more about a sport and have a chance to see beautiful pictures. Here is a collection of pictures of playing, watching and living with cricket of people in some South Asian countries, captured in the past few months.
Children play cricket on train tracks in Chittagong, Bangladesh.
Dazzling fireworks display at the opening night of Cricket World Cup 2011 at Bangabandhu National Stadium, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
Mother and daughter walk past the poster of Bangladesh cricket captain Shakib Al Hasan.
Sri Lankan boys play cricket on the steps near their home in Colombo.
Children play cricket on the banks of the Brahmaputra River in Gauhati, India. In India, cricket is more than just a sport, with 1.2 billion people watching the national cricket team. And the boys in the Indian cricket team did not disappoint the people when they excellently beat Sri Lanka in the final on April 2, 2011 to win the 2011 Cricket World Cup.