Guide Book on 2011 World Cup to be released

Updated: Oct 05, 2010, 23:59 PM IST

Mumbai: Leading publisher Landucci SA de CV on Tuesday said it has bought the publishing rights for a guide book on the 2011 Cricket World Cup to be held in the Indian sub-continent.

"Landucci Publishing has bought the publishing rights for The Official ICC World Cup Guide Book` and will be releasing this exclusive 242 pager early January 2011," a company release said here on Tuesday.

"The broad overview of content will be of host countries and cities, history of the world cups, legends in cricket, team statistics, special section on each team, profile on participating countries etc," it added.

Speaking about this unique idea Marco Landucci, Director said, "Landucci has been the Official Licensee of FIFA for the past 12 years. From our success at the FIFA World Cup, we felt there was a great opportunity to bring out a similar guide book for the ICC at the Cricket World Cup. Everyone wants a piece of the World Cup and we hope to give it to them through this official book."

Apart from being available in mass market format, the guide will also be available in a custom made format, the release said.

The book will hit the stands 50 days before the inaugural event of the ICC World Cup 2011.