A cricket fan is pictured after having his hair trimmed into the shape of a Cricket World Cup trophy at a saloon in Mumbai, India, 12 February 2015
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Cricket World Cup - What is cricket?

Cricket fans around the world are glued to the action as the World Cup gets under way in Australia and New Zealand.

But others will be scratching their heads about the ins and outs of the game.

Here is a quick guide to the revered sport.

Video produced by Michael Hirst; pictures courtesy of Getty, AP and Reuters news agencies

  • 12 Feb 2015
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