The Highlight of the cricket World Cup has been the performances of the lower-ranked teams. Zimbabwe fought hard against South Africa, Ireland won against the Windies, While Bangladesh beat the English. Inexplicably, the International Cricket Council has decided to reduce the number of teams for the next edition of the tournament to be held in England. Such a move will strip the game of its charismatic appeal. Isn’t the ICC making a mockery of the term, ‘World Cup’, itself ??