ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 - mascot

The mascot for the Cricket World Cup 2011, to be jointly hosted by India, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, has been unveiled and named as 'Stumpy'.


His name was unveiled by leading stars, including Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kumar Sangakkara, with 200 days to go to the start of the event.
The mascot, an elephant, has been named 'Stumpy' after an online selection process that drew proposals from thousands of cricket fans around the world.

Stumpy has a number of key characteristics. They are he is:
  • 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 cricket heroes, their technique, skill and character
  • Understands there is a lot to learn, works hard at it, step by step
  • Learning to master the art of concentration
  • Dreams of playing in the World Cup...one day
  • Age: 10 (human years)

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