Two or three (but mainly the US) participate soccer and call it the WORLD series. So do some 10 countries take part in cricket tournament and Call it WORLD cup. Which is more conceited?
I think the cricket World Cup is contested by every cricketing nation in that there are numerous qualifying 'stages' but only the ten or twelve best teams compete in the finals. I guess the authorities find it pointless that teams like Gibraltar and Jersey compete against professional international teams such as India and Australia because it would simply be too one-sided and not very entertaining, save the odd rare upset.
The World Snooker Championships always take place in Britain because that's where most top-level professional players come from, but there are Chinese, Australian and European competitors too.
In the end, I think it's just a name. Good point, though.
World Series of Baseball has been running for well over 100 years now. Meanwhile World Cup for Cricket only started back in 1975 so you be the judge. I agree baseball should be American Series or something but since no one outside of US is watching baseball anyway who is it hurting?
by smalika5 years ago
Who do you think has the highest chances of winning the world cup..
by scorpio7777 years ago
why cricket becomes most popular.most of the people in different countries are saying they only watch cricket than any other game .is it good for other sports
by khmohsin6 years ago
Who will win the Cricket World cup ?
by Lgali8 years ago
Only canada and Us participate in this.
by gajanis7866 years ago
Please also mention during which world cup it was made?Thanks
by Mulnivasi5 years ago
Way to go Team India...you deserved it!! Sri Lanka played well. Finally we had a good final after the one sided games in 2003 and 2007. Dhoni ne dho dala...
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