ODI World Cup 2023: In a once-every-four-years spectacle, the ICC World Cup 2023 will begin on October 5 with a high-octane match between the previous tournament’s finalists, England and New Zealand. The iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad will serve as the setting for this cricket extravaganza.
The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and the International Cricket Council (ICC) are planning a star-studded opening ceremony for October 4, which will be attended by cricket aficionados and devotees prior to the start of the tournament.
In addition to the ten captains who will lead their respective nations into battle, including the dynamic Rohit Sharma, the opening ceremony promises to be a visual extravaganza featuring a galaxy of Bollywood stars.
Superstar Ranveer Singh, the legendary Asha Bhosle, the melodious Shreya Ghoshal, the idol Arijit Singh, the attractive Tamannaah Bhatia, and the man behind the iconic 2011 World Cup song, Shankar Mahadevan, are among the luminaries gracing this event. In addition, the composer and performer of this edition’s theme song, ‘Dil Jashn Bole,’ Pritam, is anticipated to be a part of the stellar lineup.
The Narendra Modi Stadium was adorned for the ceremony:
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Lighting work started at Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad roofs ahead of Cricket World Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony. pic.twitter.com/U120McjAHb
— Baljeet Singh (@ImTheBaljeet) October 1, 2023
How can you witness the celebratory night of the World Cup 2023?
The spectacle will begin at 7 PM IST at the Narendra Modi Stadium exactly one day before the opening match. The timing is deliberate, as a captivating laser show and magnificent pyrotechnics display are best appreciated at night. Officially titled ‘Captains Day,’ the event promises to capture the imaginations of cricket fans across the nation, with a spectacular pyrotechnics display adding a combustible element to the festivities.
Top officials from cricketing boards around the world, who have been invited to witness and contribute to the allure of what is unquestionably the most significant cricketing spectacle of the year, enhance the allure of this magnificent event. Those who are fortunate enough to possess tickets for the opening match will have the honor of entering the stadium and reveling in the grandeur of this magnificent evening.