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ICC Cricket World Cup 2015

Year2015
World Cup TitleICC Cricket World Cup
World Venue/Host(s)Australia, New Zealand
Schedule14 February - 29 March
Total Nations Participated14 Nations
Total Matches Played49 Matches
Rounds2 Pools
StagesRound-robin and knockout of 4 teams
Final Match Played onSun 29 March 2015
Final Match VenueMelbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne, Australia
World Cup MascotFeatured the following motifs:
- Maori Tohora symbolizing toughness, pride and tribal culture
- Aboriginal journey tracks symbolising spirit of the land
Winner Prize MoneyUSD 3,975,000
Runner-Up Prize MoneyUSD 1,750,000
Total Prize Money DistributedUSD 10,225,000
Broadcasting Right Bought for World CupESPN Star Sports and Star Sports
Amount paid by Broadcasting CompanyUSD 2 Billion
World Trophy60 cm, 11 Kg Silver and gilt Cup, featuring a golden globe held by three silver columns. The columns, shaped as stumps and bails, represent the 3 fundamental aspects of cricket: batting, bowling & fielding and globe is a cricket ball.

Cricket World Cup Information