When in George Orwell—social conservative, Little Englander, intellectual cosmopolitan—hopefully envisioned an English socialist revolution, he assured his readers and himself that such a mere political event, like all such past convulsions, would prove no more than a surface disturbance. Rather, by its very nature—by its inherent logic, and by the ideology, aspirations, and world-historical forces from which it springs and to which it gives expression—it perforce obliterates that culture. This essay attempts, in an admittedly eccentric way, to support that sweeping assertion. Academic studies on specialized aspects of this subject abound, but no synthetic analysis and comprehensive history has yet been published. Successes and Failures of Post-war Immigration.
2011 Cricket World Cup opening ceremony
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It was hosted between 30 May to 14 July across 10 venues in England and a single venue in Wales with the tournament being the fifth time that England had hosted the World Cup while for Wales it was their third. The tournament was contested by 10 teams, a decrease from 14 teams in the previous edition, with the format of the tournament changing to a single round-robin group with the top four teams qualifying through to the knockout stage. After six weeks of round-robin matches, which saw four games not have a result , India , Australia , England and New Zealand finished as the top four with Pakistan missing out by net run rate. In the knockout stage, England and New Zealand won their respective semi-finals to qualify for the final , which was played at Lord's in London.
India at the Cricket World Cup
The Indian cricket team are two times World Champions. They were also runners-up at the Cricket World Cup , and semifinalists four times , , , India's historical win-loss record at the cricket world cup is , with 1 match being tied and another one being abandoned due to rain. It was held in England in June and consisted of two weeks of one-day matches played overs-a-side. The format consisted of a group stage, in which each team played the other three teams in its group of four.
This was the second time the tournament was held in Australia and New Zealand, the first having been the Cricket World Cup. The tournament consisted of 14 teams, which were split into two pools of seven, with each team playing every other team in their pool once. The top four teams from each pool progressed to the knockout stage, which consisted of quarter-finals, semi-finals and a final. The final was between the co-hosts Australia and New Zealand.