Countdown for the ICC World Cup 2023 has begun, and it’s set to start off with a bang. On 5th October 2023 you will witness a grand opening ceremony at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has pull out all the stops to make this opening ceremony truly unforgettable.
Bollywood’s energetic Ranveer Singh, will grace the stage.
The Opening ceremony will feature singers Shreya Ghoshal, Arijit Singh, and the legendary Asha Bhosle, ensuring a night of musical magic.
Also a mesmerizing laser show and breathtaking fireworks will light up the sky, creating an unforgettable moment.
But it’s not just about the visuals; the ceremony will also celebrate India’s rich heritage, showcasing the nation’s cultural diversity.
While captains from all ten participating teams will grace the occasion, adding a touch of prestige to the event.
However, due to India’s warm-up match against the Netherlands on the same day with other teams, most of them, including Rohit Sharma, will be arriving on the morning of October 4th.
As those with tickets for the England vs New Zealand opening match will have the exclusive opportunity to attend this ceremony.
The list of performers for the evening is a star-studded lineup.
Asha Bhosle will captivate the audience with her soulful renditions.
Joining her on stage Shreya Ghoshal, the versatile Shankar Mahadevan, and the ever-popular Arijit Singh. Ranveer Singh, who was the face of ICC’s World Cup anthem, will deliver a captivating performance.
Bollywood and Tollywood divas, including Tamannaah Bhatia, will also set the stage on fire.
With the event just around the corner, preparations are in full swing.
The stage is set, and rehearsals are underway to ensure a flawless performance.
The opening ceremony will take place a day before the opening match.
This decision was made due to the matches starting at 2 PM IST, making it not good idea to hold such a grand event in daylight.
The evening setting will allow the fireworks and laser show to shine at their brightest.
While the top officials of the International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) will grace the occasion.
Invitations have been extend to the top administrators of all cricket boards, ensuring a gathering of influential figures at this historic event.