The anticipation surrounding the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is reaching a fever pitch as cricket enthusiasts from every corner of the globe eagerly await this grand sporting spectacle. After a significant ten-year gap, India is hosting this prestigious tournament again, and the excitement is palpable.
The cricketing world is gearing up for an unforgettable series of matches, and the entire scene is illuminated with the promise of fierce competition, breathtaking displays of skill, and dramatic twists and turns that only the World Cup can deliver.
Elevating the enthusiasm surrounding the upcoming multi-nation event, the official tournament broadcasters, Star Sports Network, have unveiled their highly-anticipated promotional video ahead of this quadrennial sporting extravaganza.
In this captivating promo, viewers are treated with the charismatic presence of Punjabi actress and Big boss fame Shehnaaz Gill, who shares the screen with cricket legends Virat Kohli and Ravindra Jadeja. The entire concept of the promo revolves around the intriguing theme of ‘World Cup ka bhoot’ (the spirit of the World Cup).
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Here is the video:
The promo has garnered widespread criticism from cricket fans across the nation, with many expressing their disappointment and dissatisfaction by using terms like ‘pathetic’ and ‘worst promo.’
Here’s how the fans reacted:
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ODI World Cup to begin from October 5
The World Cup 2023 is set to kick off on October 5, featuring an exciting clash between defending champions England and the previous runner ups, New Zealand. The inaugural match is scheduled at the iconic Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
As part of their World Cup campaign, Team India will commence their journey against Australia at the MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai.
As India plays host, the nation’s rich cricketing heritage, passionate fanbase, and iconic stadiums are all poised to create an electric atmosphere that will be felt worldwide. From the vibrant streets of Mumbai to the serene, cricketing landscapes in Chennai, the country is uniting to celebrate the sport they hold dear.