Elephant as a mascot for 2011 One-day World cup
Elephant is selected as the mascot for 2011 one day cricket world cup that is to be held in India. It is released in a program conducted held in Colombo on 2nd April. But the organizers are asking fans of cricket playing nations, to name this elephant. For this, a contest is conducted for fans. Address for sending the entries are to be announced soon. For the Asian games conducted in New Delhi in 1982, elephant (Appu) is selected as mascot.