ICC World Cup final on Sunday is going to be a gala event
THE Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has issued a complete schedule of activities and celebrities for the IND versus AUS World Cup final, which will be held in the world's largest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad.
On Sunday, November 19, Australia will face India in the tournament final in Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi stadium.
On its official X feed, the BCCI tweeted a photo of the whole programme of festivities that would take place during the final. The tweet also said Albanian singer Dua Lipa will not perform at the final, as previously reported in various media sources.
After 20 years, India and Australia will face each other in the ODI World Cup final. Earlier, these two teams faced in the ODI World Cup final, Australia defeated India by 125 runs in South Africa in 2003.
The Indian Air Force's Suryakiran Acrobatic team will perform an airshow following the toss and before the start of the first innings. From 1:30 PM until 1:50 PM local time, the show will last 20 minutes.
Aditya Gadhvi of famed Khalaasi (or Gotilo) song fame would perform during the first innings' refreshments break.
Performances during innings break
Several performers will perform at the ODI World Cup 2023 final's mid-innings break. Pritam Chakraborty, Jonita Gandhi, Nakash Aziz, Amit Mishra, Akasa Singh and Tushar Joshi will perform.
2nd innings drink break
A laser and light show will be displayed during the second innings' drink break. The show has been a commonality in many of the World Cup matches so far.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's presence during the final on Sunday, two former World Cup-winning captains Kapil Dev and M S Dhoni watching from the stands, and a 1.3 lakh-strong audience will be entertained by Bollywood music composer Pritam, singers Jonita Gandhi, Nakash Aziz, Akasa Joshi, Tushar Joshi and Amit Mishra.
500 Mumbai dancers are anticipated to sway to renowned Bollywood tunes.