ICC World Twenty20's initiative on Facebook

MUMBAI: Cricket fans across the world will have the chance to decide which images will be used to decorate the team dressing room walls at the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012.

Albums of all 20 teams, 12 men’s and 8 women’s, have been uploaded onto the albums section of the ICC’s official Facebook page,, and fans will be able to have their say on what images of their heroes and heroines should be on show at the event which runs from 18 September-7 October.

Fans are being encouraged to ‘like’ the photos that they enjoy most and the photographs that receives the most ‘likes’ during the voting period will be shown in that team’s dressing room for the group stages of the event. Voting opens today and will close at 7pm Dubai time (GMT +4) on Wednesday.

Among the shots that fans can choose from are pictures that show the three winners of the men’s event to date lifting the trophy, that include India (2007), Pakistan (2009) and England (2010). There are also a number of iconic photographs that fans can select including Mike Hussey’s celebration after his amazing innings against Pakistan in St Lucia in 2010, as well as Mahela Jayawardena celebrating his hundred in that tournament.

Sri Lanka’s Lasith Malinga, who is also the official event ambassador for the ICC World Twenty20 Sri Lanka 2012, said, “I would encourage all fans to go to the ICC’s Facebook site to help select which images should be chosen to go on the team dressing rooms at the ICC World Twenty20”.

“To have inspiring images of your own personal as well as your team’s success on the dressing room walls is something that I have personally liked at previous ICC events. It will be interesting to see which moments Sri Lanka fans choose to go on our wall for the tournament."

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