Mumbai: India will host the finals of the cricket world cup which is scheduled to be held in 2011. The inaugural ceremony of the tournament will be held in Bangladesh.
ICC has decided that India will host 29 of the 49 matches, including one semi-final and the final, in the 2011 World Cup. Sri Lanka will stage 12 matches and the other 8 matches will be held in Bangladesh.
The matches will be held in13 different venues.
The ICC also decided to shift the Cricket World Cup Secretariat from Lahore to Mumbai.
India had earlier hosted the world cup final in 1987.