On Cricinfo, Sambit Bal calls this the 'People's Cup'. Every event needs a catchy slogan, and this one is as good as it gets.
Nowhere does it say slogans need to be accurate, though. On the same site, another story on ticket distribution underlines just how much of a 'People's Cup' this one isn't. Consider this sample clip (Emphasis mine) :
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In Kolkata, the focus at the moment is on accepting the fact that the India v England match has actually been shifted out of the Eden Gardens. Ticket distribution is now focussed on handing out the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB)'s large share of their quota tickets amongst members and affiliate clubs, a practice which is also common in Mumbai. "There is no panic now," said an official in Kolkata, "because there aren't going to be fist-fights at the counter." And Punjab Cricket Association said tickets for matches in Mohali would go on sale from February 21, "including for the semi-final."
This lopsidedness in ticket sales had been caused, an