The cricket World Cup kicks off with a spectacular
opening ceremony in Dhaka, Bangladesh
The cricket World Cup opened with fireworks, sound and light shows, and a Bryan Adams performance
at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka, February 17.
The World Cup mascot, Stumpy, during the opening ceremony
India's captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni arrives on a rickshaw at the opening ceremony. Captains of all the
14 teams entered the stadium on cycle rickshaws, which are synonymous with Dhaka. The capital city has
about 250,000 rickshaws