Free Press Journal

Cricket World Cup trophy tour reaches Gurgaon


Gurgaon: The cricket World Cup 2015 trophy was unveiled here Friday amid cheers and celebrations that continued on its tour to several cities in the country.

Virender Sehwag, member of the 2011 World Cup winning Indian squad, was also present during the event.

While viewing the prestigious trophy, people marked their signatures on a 30-feet bat. Fans also wrote their messages and conveyed their wishes to the Mahendra Singh Dhoni-led Indian team.

The trophy was unveiled in Kolkata Jan 2. The trophy will be taken to four more cities – Hyderabad, Mumbai, Delhi and Noida. It will be handed over to the champion team March 29 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).