Google's homepage today depicts a doodle dedicated to the ICC World T20 cricket championship to be played between India and Sri Lanka at Dhaka in Bangladesh.
The doodle illustrates various facets of the sport in the six letters in the word Google replaced by cricketing visuals. The colouful, non-ieractive doodle shows a bowler, some cheering fans, batsman playing a shot, stumps and a fielder catching a ball.
In today's final match MS Dhoni will lead India and Lasith Malinga Sri Lanka. It may be recalled that this is India’s second T20 World Cup final appearance besides the inaugural edition in 2007 which they won. As we know that Sri Lanka had defeated defending champions West Indies in the semi-finals decided by Duckworth-Lewis method.
The ICC World T20 is the international championship of Twenty20 cricket that is organised by the International Cricket Council (ICC). The event is generally held every two years, and all matches are accorded Twenty20 International status. In the 2014 event 16 nations have participated.
In the 2014 edition held in Bangladesh, the top eight full member teams in the ICC T20I Championship rankings on 8 October 2012 were given a place in the Super 10 stage. Three new teams, that is, Nepal, Hong Kong and United Arab Emirates made their debut in this tournament.