19 October 201010:59

Stumpy - ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 mascot

ICC launches CWC 2011 mascot young and enthusiastic, Stumpy

Stumpy - ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 mascot - Cricket News

"Stumpy", the Cricket World Cup 2011 mascot during the mascot launch.


The ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 mascot is called Stumpy.

His name was unveiled by leading stars, including Sachin Tendulkar, Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Kumar Sangakkara, with 200 days to go to the start of the event.

The mascot, an elephant, has been named 'Stumpy' after an online selection process that drew proposals from thousands of cricket fans around the world.

Stumpy has a number of key characteristics. They are he is:

* Young, enthusiastic and determined

* Thinks cricket is the most fun game in the world

* Loves playing street cricket - would play 24/7 if he could

* Worships cricket heroes, their technique, skill and character

* Understands there is a lot to learn, works hard at it, step by step

* Learning to master the art of concentration
Dreams of playing in the World Cup...one day

* Age: 10 (human years)