The biggest prize in world cricket will be on display in Coffs Harbour next month as part of a tour of Australia and New Zealand.
The biggest prize in world cricket will be on display in Coffs Harbour next month as part of a tour of Australia and New Zealand. AAP/Sajjad Hussain

Brelsford Park listed for ICC Cricket World Cup trophy call

INTERNATIONAL cricket's biggest event returns to Australia and New Zealand in 2015.

After 23 years, the ICC Cricket World Cup tournament comes down under and the Coffs Coast will be a stop-over as the trophy goes on a whirlwind tour of both host nations.

Cricket NSW North Coast development manager Dave Szumowski has announced the ICC World Cup will be on display at Brelsford Park from 10am on Friday, December 12.

"The ICC Cricket World Cup is one of the biggest sporting events in the world," he said.

"In 2015 the tournament will be bigger and better than ever before as the best players from the best nations come together to compete for the ultimate prize.

"The trophy tour visit will have free, family-friendly cricket activities available for all to enjoy."

The trophy arrives in a tour bus fitted out with memorabilia and will spend four hours at the spiritual home of Coffs Harbour District cricket.

"Participants will have the opportunity to get their photo taken with the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy, test their batting and bowling skills and show their support to the 14 nations competing.

"Attendees are encouraged to wear their favourite national colours or traditional attire.

"Don't miss this rare opportunity to be involved."



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