The ICC World Cup 2011 will begin today with the flashy Opening ceremony that will take place at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka, Bangladesh today, February 17th, 2011.This opening ceremony will be telecast around the globe to about 220 countries. The entire list of TV channels that are telecasting this event live around the globe can be found at this link: Channels telecasting ICC Cricket World Cup 2011.
Watch ICC World Cup 2011 Opening Ceremony Live Streaming Online Free. You will be able to watch the grand opening ceremony live online at 12:00 GMT, also watch all the matches starting from the 19th Feb, live streaming at the link provided above from 8:30 GMT onwards. Later you can catch all the cricket highlights too. The complete telecast of the world cup opening ceremony online is covered by Espn-Star Sports.
The Opening ceremony itself has some spectacular performances lined up to enthrall the audience and entertain them. Look forward to the Canadian Pop Singer Bryan Adams who will be performing at the gala opening with his evergreen and most popular hit number, "Summer of 69". He will be the only western singer to perform at the event. He is in India at present performing live concerts at all the major metros, so we get a chance to see him perform live here.
The Official song of the ICC World Cup, "De Ghuma Ke" will be sung by Shankar Mahadevan and Divya Kumar, composed by Shankar-Ehsaan-Loy. Watch Video of this song here in the English Version.
This song will be sung in three different languages - Hindi, Bangla and Sinhala.
Here is the You Tube video of the Cricket ICC World Cup 2011 Opening Ceremony Promo in Dhaka.
Enjoy...don't forget to tune in today!! Let the games begin.....!