Mumbai: Sharad Pawar will chair the meeting of the Central Organising Committee(COC) of the World Cup 2011 at the BCCI headquarters.
Sharad Pawar is set to take over Presidential chair of ICC from David Morgan very soon. The International Cricket Council's Chief Executive Haroon Lorgat would address the media afterwards along with Pawar and Tournament Director Prof Ratnakar Shetty, the ICC said in a media release on Monday.
The COC also consists of members from Sri Lanka and Bangladesh who are the co-host of the World Cup next year.
The ICC have also scheduled the on-line ticket system for the World Cup matches next year scheduled from February 19-April 2, 2010. The cricket fans can buy there tickets online starting from tommorow 1 pm. All the website terms and conditions applicable is included in the website for the buyers.
Among the conditions is a waiver and indemnity clause that the purchaser of the ticket is moving in and around the match venues at his or her own risk.
The clause indemnifies the ICC, its commercial arm ICC Development (International) Limited and others like the authorised ticketing agents from any damage and or harm, including bodily or mental, sustained by the ticket holder to the maximum extent permitted by law.
Ticket holders are banned from indulging in any form of ambush marketing and from conducting any activity "that conflicts with, impairs, infringes or denigrates the rights of any commercial partner," as per the terms and conditions.
They cannot carry banners, playcards, leaflets, signs or other materials, items and objects or wear clothing displaying political, religious, offensive or race-related messages, slogans or images or promotional or commercial identification or messages in breach of the ambush marketing conditions.
Ticket holders can be thrown out of the stadium for abusiving, wearing or displaying commercial, political or offensive signage or logos and for public nudity or indecency. The holders can also be punished if found smoking where smoking is not permitted or making racist remarks against player, umpire, referee, authorised person or other spectators.