The count down is nearly going to be over to the (ICC) International Cricket Council World cup 2019 ,which is hosted by England and wales cricket boards
.If you are fan of cricket or a fan in logo designing this would really help you. In this article I am going to make a deep excavation about the logos that used to represent the cricket tournament and the evolution process up to present, also then the future of these logos’.
Lets Take A Closer Look At The Cricket World Cup Logos In Order To The Year.
1.Prudential Cup (1975,1979,1983)
The first cricket world cup was held in England and it was sponsored by Prudential Assurance Company .Also It was organized by International Cricket Conference. The logo contains a cricket ball replacing the world in the glob.This is representing the need of the spread of the cricket as the sport.Cricket world cup was contentiously sponsored by the Prudential Assurance Company and also in the logo,the year is mentioned below the glob to represent the year.
2.Reliance Cup (1987)
This is the fist cricket world cup that was hosted outside England and that credit goes to the Reliance Industries .This was organized by Indo-Pakistan Joint Management Committee.India Pakistan conflict is so on from the late 1960.This cricket tournament was organized to have some peace among these two countries by sport also.Both India and Pakistan shared the hosting of this amazing event.
You can see the slug “Cricket for peace” and the logo is base on the signature of the peace which is a dove.It clearly indicates the message for peace.
3.Benson & Hedges World Cup (1992)
This fifth ICC Cricket World Cup was held in New Zealand and Australia. The British brand ‘Benson & Hedges’ sponsored the tournament .It was International Cricket Council who organized it there fore This logo had been taken some popularity over the other logos because of the simplicity of the logo.This was the time where world looked in to the simplicity model called minimalist logo designs which I am expertise on.
The design was made to looks like cricket across the world .The cricket ball mark is lined as the equator.
04. Wills World Cup (1996)
This tournament was hosted by India and Pakistan for the second time. The change was,srilanka was also supported to the hosting this time.The main aim was to promote the brand and because of that you see larger portion of the logo had been included in to branding of wills.Also he colors are matched according to the colors of the hosting countries.