- ICC unveils Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 anthem, featuring Bollywood star Ranveer Singh.
- Shah Rukh Khan narrates a powerful promotional video, emphasizing the importance of “one day” in cricket.
- Ten teams, 45 matches, and a thrilling journey culminating in the final on November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
As the anticipation builds for the upcoming Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, the International Cricket Council (ICC) unveiled a sneak peek of the official anthem on Tuesday, igniting excitement among cricket enthusiasts worldwide.
Dubbed “Dil Jashan Bole,” the official anthem for this year’s Men’s World Cup promises to be a captivating musical journey. Adding to the intrigue, Bollywood sensation Ranveer Singh is set to feature prominently in the anthem, lending his star power to the event. Cricket aficionados can mark their calendars for the anthem’s official release, scheduled for tomorrow at 12:30 PM (PST).
— ICC (@ICC) September 19, 2023
The anthem’s melodious composition is the brainchild of the renowned Indian composer and musician, Pritam Chakraborty, ensuring a captivating and memorable musical experience.
Earlier in July this year, the ICC stoked excitement for the forthcoming Men’s World Cup by releasing a promotional video featuring the iconic Bollywood superstar, Shah Rukh Khan. The powerful two-minute video, centered on the tournament’s ethos and tagline — ‘All it takes is one day,’ is eloquently narrated by Khan himself.
In his stirring narration, Khan emphasizes the significance of a single day in cricket, where history is made, pride swells, and unforgettable moments are etched into memory. He speaks of the passion that triumphs over logic, the camaraderie among rivals, and the belief that unites a billion hearts. The video resonates with the essence of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, capturing the dreams, dedication, and glory that culminate in a single day of cricketing excellence.
The ICC Men’s World Cup 2023 is set to feature ten teams, engaging in 45 matches across ten venues from October 5 to November 19. Following the successful format of the previous edition, the tournament will adopt a round-robin style, with each team facing nine opponents in the group stage. The top four teams from this stage will advance to the semi-finals, scheduled for November 15 and 16 in Mumbai and Kolkata, respectively.
The pinnacle of this cricketing spectacle will unfold on November 19 at the grand Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, where one team will emerge as the coveted champions. Importantly, all three knockout matches will have a reserve day, ensuring that nothing disrupts the thrilling conclusion of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023. Cricket fans worldwide can eagerly await the magic that unfolds on that one day when history is made.