Emirates offers a place at 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup final

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Air tickets, hotel accommodation and match tickets to be won on Emirates’ Facebook page in Sri Lanka As cricket fever grips Sri Lanka in the final countdown to the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup, Emirates, an official partner, is offering fans a chance to win the ultimate in prizes – a place at the 29 March final for two, with air tickets and hotel accommodation thrown in. The competition for this amazing prize from the global connector of people, places and their sporting passions, is open to all over 18 years of age who visit its facebook page at www.facebook.com/Emirates All they have to do is answer a single question – ‘Which player in Sri Lanka’s squad for the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup has scored the most runs in World Cup matches’ – to go into a draw to win two return Economy Class tickets on Emirates to Melbourne, three nights hotel accommodation including breakfast on a twin-sharing basis at a five star hotel and two Category A tickets for the ICC Cricket World Cup final. The competition closes at 11.59 p.m. [Dubai time] on Wednesday, 18 February and the winner will be drawn and notified the following day. As part of the prize package the winner will also be provided a tour of the 100,000 capacity Melbourne Cricket Ground at Yarra Park, a photo opportunity with the ICC Cricket World Cup trophy, airport to hotel transfers, stadium transfers and a gift bag from Emirates. “Emirates has over 47,000 Facebook fans in Sri Lanka but this competition is open to any Sri Lanka resident Facebook user over the age of 18, allowing even more people to take part,” said Emirates Area Manager for Sri Lanka and Maldives Chandana de Silva. “Emirates believes in connecting people with their passions through our global portfolio of sponsorships, and given the immense popularity of cricket in the country we wanted to give fans of the sport a chance to win this unique prize.” From those who do not win the grand prize, Emirates will draw 10 others to receive exclusive Emirates ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 merchandise that will make a great souvenir of this much anticipated event. The air tickets, hotel accommodation and match tickets offered as the grand prize are non-transferable and non-redeemable for cash. The winners will be required to obtain their visas for travel to Australia and pay applicable local and taxes in Sri Lanka and Australia. The 11th edition of the ICC Cricket World Cup begins on 14th February with the opening match between Sri Lanka and New Zealand. The 49-match tournament will be played at 14 venues in New Zealand and Australia and bring together teams from 14 countries. Emirates has been the official partner of the International Cricket Council since 2007 and all its major tournaments including the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015. In partnership with the ICC, Emirates also sponsors the Emirates Elite Panel of ICC Umpires and Match Referees.