ICC World Twenty20 trophy unveiled

Sunday, September 2, 2007

ICC Chief Executive Officer Malcolm Speed today unveiled the trophy that will be at stake when the ICC World Twenty20 tournament gets underway in South Africa on 11 September.

The trophy, which will be competed for by the 10 ICC Full Members plus leading Associate sides Kenya and Scotland, has the following details:

Designed by Minale Bryce Design Strategy of Queensland, Australia.

Manufactured by Amit Pabuwal in India

Materials used: silver and rhodium

Weight: Approximately 12kg

Height: 57.15cm

Width (at top): 16.5cm

Width (at base): 13.97cm

The tournament is the first of its kind at international Twenty20 level and will see 27 matches take place at three venues - Cape Town, Durban and Johannesburg - between 11 and 24 September.

The tournament begins with hosts South Africa playing the West Indies at the Wanderers Stadium, Johannesburg and culminates with the final at the same venue.

Tickets for certain matches at the tournament are still available. For tickets to the tournament visit www.computicket.com.

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