The scandals and background of the 2011 Cricket World Cup

March 23, 2011

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India takes on West Indies in a Group match during the 2011 Cricket World Cup.

All sports have controversies, but cricket sets a high bar for scandals. Right now, billions of people globally are tuned into the Cricket World Cup, underway in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and India. The final eight teams are currently in the knockout round.

WBEZ’s news desk editor Ammad Omar clues us in on cricket’s incredible story lines.