Indian cricket fans are celebrating a second World Cup success, 28 years after their previous triumph at Lord’s.
Amidst the euphoric atmosphere, India staved off competition from Sri Lanka by six wickets with 10 balls remaining, at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium .
Batsman Mahendra Dhoni prevailed as the man of the day.
The much loved national team lifted the ICC Cricket World Cup, prompting hysterical cheering, celebrations and firework displays that lit up the skies across the country.
Fans in Mumbai, Kolkata and New Dheli wrapped in the Indian Tri-colour flag, and invaded the streets as the cricket obsessed nation went into melt down. People danced and banged drums, cheering and chanting “India, India, India!’‘
While the party in India continues, the International Cricket Council has unveiled the logo for the 2015 event in Australia and New Zealand as part of a symbolic handover to the co-hosts.
“As the ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 draws to a close in Mumbai, the logo for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be held in Australia and New Zealand is unveiled as part of a symbolic handover from the successful 2011 hosts to their counterparts four years hence,” the ICC said in a statement.
The ICC received applications for the design from across the world before awarding it to the international agency, FutureBrand, whose Australian arm was invited to produce the logo for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015.
Also in the India today, City.Mobi is celebrating the success of its new guide to Mumbai.
City.Mobi offers the most comprehensive mobile travel guides available, with over 800 cities in 200 countries listed. Each is developed by the City.Mobi team to combine into a single global travel directory.
However, each city retains its own mobile identity via a dedicated domain. Already on offer are Brussels.Mobi, Paris.Mobi, Sanfrancisco.Mobi and Sydney.Mobi.
Mumbai.Mobi is the latest in this illustrious line up, offering click to call functionality – which means no scribbling down telephone numbers.
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City.Mobi guides include user reviews and traveller utilities such as a translation guide, currency converter, news and local weather guide.