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Cricket World Cup 2011 - the Cup that counts ?

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Adam Mountford Adam Mountford | 12:39 UK time, Tuesday, 15 February 2011

I remember back in November when I first arrived in Brisbane that I was surprised not to see any posters or signs advertising the start of the Ashes at the Gabba. Perhaps the Aussies knew what was going to happen (a 3-1 thrashing) and wanted to hide the event.

But there is no hiding here in Dhaka when it comes to the start of the forthcoming ICC Cricket World Cup. When I got off the plane at the Hazrat Shahjalal Airport you were left in little doubt that the World Cup was going to be big news here in Bangladesh when the jet bridge linking the plane and the airport was decorated from top to bottom with official posters advertising the tournament.

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