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ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go"

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14: Cricket World Cup staff pose for a photo during the "One Year To Go" to the ICC Cricket World Cup announcement at the Octagon on February 14, 2014 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Rob Jefferies/Getty Images)

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, back center left, and two children unveil a countdown clock during a ceremony in Sydney, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, marking one year to the start of the 2015 ICC World Cup Cricket tournament. Organizers are expecting more than one million people to attend the 49 matches in Australia and New Zealand starting on Feb. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - FEBRUARY 14: Australian cricketer James Faulkner (L) and Chief Executive Officer of Cricket Australia James Sutherland pose with the ICC Cricket World Cup during the media opportunity as the one year to go countdown begins until the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup at Federation Square on February 14, 2014 in Melbourne, Australia. (Photo by Graham Denholm/Getty Images for the ICC)

Former Australian cricket captain Allan Border, center, touches a badge on the jacket lapel of Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott, left, as they arrive for a ceremony in Sydney, Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, marking one year to the start of the 2015 ICC World Cup Cricket tournament. Organizers are expecting more than one million people to attend the 49 matches in Australia and New Zealand starting on Feb. 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Rick Rycroft)

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key poses for pictures before the start of day one of the second international test cricket match between India and New Zealand in Wellington

New Zealand Prime Minister John Key poses for pictures at a launch event to mark one year to go to the start of the 2015 Cricket World Cup before the start of day one of the second international test cricket match between India and New Zealand at the Basin Reserve in Wellington, February 14, 2014. REUTERS/Anthony Phelps (NEW ZEALAND - Tags: SPORT CRICKET POLITICS)

ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go"

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14: General view of the Octagon, Dunedin during the "One Year To Go" to the ICC Cricket World Cup announcement at the Octagon on February 14, 2014 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Rob Jefferies/Getty Images)

ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go"

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14: Junior cricketers, Otago Volts players Ian Butler and Nathan McCullum, Otago Cricket CEO Ross Dykes, Classic Hits staff and Dunedin Mayor Dave Cull pose for a photo during the "One Year To Go" to the ICC Cricket World Cup announcement at the Octagon on February 14, 2014 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Rob Jefferies/Getty Images)

ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go"

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14: General view of the Octagon, Dunedin during the "One Year To Go" to the ICC Cricket World Cup announcement at the Octagon on February 14, 2014 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Rob Jefferies/Getty Images)

ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go"

DUNEDIN, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14: Classic Hits staff pose for a photo during the "One Year To Go" to the ICC Cricket World Cup announcement at the Octagon on February 14, 2014 in Dunedin, New Zealand. (Photo by Rob Jefferies/Getty Images)

ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go"

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14: Former Indian cricketer Sunnil Gavaskar is interviewed prior to the ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go" on February 14, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Mark Tantrum/Getty Images)

ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go"

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14: Therese Walsh, head of New Zealand's 2015 Cricket World Cup operation, speaks at the ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go" on February 14, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Mark Tantrum/Getty Images)

ICC Cricket World Cup "One Year To Go"

WELLINGTON, NEW ZEALAND - FEBRUARY 14: (L-R) Sir Richard Hadleee, Prime Minister John Key and Martin Crowe on February 14, 2014 in Wellington, New Zealand. (Photo by Mark Tantrum/Getty Images)

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