DUBAI: An important meeting of the International Cricket Council (ICC) regarding the hosting of the World Cup 2011, following the Lahore attacks on touring Sri Lanka team, is being held here today.

President ICC Haroon Lorgat told that the decision of hosting the World Cup 2011 is expected within the next 48 hours.

The ICC has called the meeting after the attacks on the Sri Lankan team in Lahore and an important decision will be taken regarding the hosting of the next World Cup.

This may be recalled that the World Cup 2011 will be hosted jointly by India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.