India will serve as the host nation for the event, which will take place from October 5 to November 19, 2023. There are ten participating national teams. Also, the defending champions, England, will square off against New Zealand in the tournament’s opening match. Additionally, there will be many live performances like dance, speeches, and many more. Check the ICC World Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony Live Telecast Date, Guest List, and More.
A round-robin structure will be used during the first round of the competition, leading to 45 matches between each side. Four of the best squads from the round-robin round will advance to the semifinals. So, below is more information about the opening ceremony date, time, venue, and where to watch.
|Name||ICC World Cup|
|Opeaning ceremony Date||October 4, 2023|
|Ending ceremony Date||19 Nov, 2023|
|Venue||Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad|
|Opening Match||England vs. New Zealand|
|Live Telecast Channels||Star Sports and HotStar App|
|Tournament format||Round-robin and knockout|
ICC World Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony Date
The ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 is ready to begin, and cricket followers are anticipating the opening event on October 4. Before the grand opening, all 10 captains will arrive in Ahmedabad on Oct 3.
ICC World Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony Time
The opening ceremony time is 6.30 PM. Along with highlighting Indian history, there will also be a laser display and fireworks. The opening ceremony is going to take place the day before the first match, breaking with tradition. This choice was taken since it would be impractical to organize such a magnificent event in broad daylight because the matches began at 2 PM IST. The fireworks display and laser show will be able to stand out the brightest in the nighttime setting.
ICC World Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony venue
The maximum capacity of Narendra Modi Stadium, where the event would be conducted, is about 132000 people. Fans can buy tickets for the venue and enjoy the show. The ICC World Cup 2023 inaugural event will take place on October 4 in Ahmedabad.
ICC World Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony Guest
ICC representatives, members from all boards, team leaders, singers, performers, and Bollywood stars will all be present at the event. Both the spectators and cricket lovers will find Bollywood celebs to be particularly fascinating.
Moreover, Ranveer Singh will provide a special performance of the ODI World Cup song “Dil Jashn Bole” alongside Pritam, Nakash Aziz, Amit Mishra, Jonita Gandhi, AKASA, and Charan. Also, the possible hosting location is Narendra Modi International Stadium.
ICC World Cup 2023 Opening Ceremony Live Telecast Date
On Star Sports, you can see all of the opening events and live telecasting of the World Cup 2023. Star Sports will broadcast the opening ceremony live in Hindi and English for Indian viewers. You can also watch on Disney+Hotstar live. Additionally, Disney+ Hotstar has acquired the official rights to broadcast the ICC Cricket World Cup 2023 in India via the online streaming service. So, below are more details about how and where to watch the live telecast:
|India||Star Sports 1, Star Sports 1 HD, Star Sports 2, Star Sports 3, and DD Sports, Disney+ Hotstar|
|Australia||Fox Sports, Channel 9, Foxtel Go, Kayo apps|
|USA||WillowTV, ESPN+ app|
|Caribbean Islands||ESPN and ESPN2|
|New Zealand||Sky Sport NZ|
|Pakistan||PTV, ASports HD|
|Sri Lanka||SLRC (Channel Eye)|
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