The streets of Dhaka are filled with lively anticipation as Bangladesh welcomes the Cricket World Cup - the biggest sporting event since independence in 1971.
<P>As the climax of the tournament approaches, with a final between Australia and Japan, our correspondent reflects on the competition and the lessons learned for Qatar's World Cup hosting in 2022.</P>
<p>As the international football competition nears its end, here are my top moments of the tournament.</p>
<p>Millions of dollars has been spent on facilities for the World Cup but there seems little chance they will get much use after the tournament.</p>
<p>World governing body has passed up opportunity to make important changes to football.</p>