The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has revealed a thrilling lineup for the Cricket World Cup 2023 closing ceremony, taking place at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Divided into four distinct shows, the event promises to captivate cricket enthusiasts worldwide.
Star-Studded Performances and Surprises
While Star Sports hinted at Dua Lipa’s potential performance, her absence from the BCCI’s schedule has left fans curious about the closing ceremony’s surprises. The pre-match show kicks off with the Suryakiran IAF Airshow immediately after the toss, adding an aerial spectacle to the cricket extravaganza.
During the first innings drinks break, Coke Studio India’s Aditya Gadhvi will grace the stage, offering a mesmerizing performance. The innings break promises a longer program featuring renowned musician Pritam Chakraborty, along with talented singers Jonita Gandhi, Nakash Aziz, Amit Mishra, Akasa Singh, and Tushar Joshi. This musical interlude aims to elevate the entertainment quotient for cricket fans.
Special Guests and Invitations
In a unique move, the International Cricket Council (ICC) has extended invitations to all World Cup-winning captains as guests of honor for the final. Reports suggest the potential presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Australian PM Anthony Albanese or his deputy, adding political significance to the cricketing spectacle. World Cup-winning captains, including MS Dhoni, Kapil Dev, Clive Lloyd, Allan Border, and Ricky Ponting, are anticipated to grace the event.
With the Narendra Modi Stadium expected to host over 1,30,000 fans, the Cricket World Cup 2023 closing ceremony promises to be a visual extravaganza. While entertainment takes center stage, all eyes remain on Team India and Australia as they vie for the coveted World Cup trophy, adding an unparalleled level of excitement to the grand finale.