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ICC Names Sachin Tendulkar As ‘Global Ambassador’ for ODI World Cup 2023


The International Cricket Council (ICC) has made an exciting announcement on Tuesday, designating the legendary cricketer Sachin Tendulkar as the ‘Global Ambassador‘ for the highly anticipated Cricket World Cup 2023. This prestigious event is scheduled to kick off tomorrow in the vibrant city of Ahmedabad, India.

A Living Legend Takes the Center Stage

Sachin Tendulkar, who has etched his name into the annals of cricket history, holds the record for participating in six 50-over World Cups. His association with this global cricketing spectacle goes back decades, from being a ball boy in 1987 to donning the Indian jersey in numerous editions. Sachin’s legacy and his passion for the game make him the perfect choice to unveil the World Cup trophy before the inaugural match.

Opening the Tournament in Style

The Cricket World Cup 2023 will officially commence with a grand ceremony before the first match between England and New Zealand. Sachin Tendulkar’s presence on this occasion will undoubtedly add a touch of cricketing magic, marking the beginning of what promises to be a thrilling tournament.

A Star-Studded Ambassadorial Lineup

In addition to Sachin Tendulkar, the ICC has assembled an impressive group of cricketing legends to serve as ambassadors for the World Cup 2023. This eclectic mix includes West Indies’ icon Vivian Richards, South Africa’s cricketing maestro AB de Villiers, England’s World Cup-winning captain Eoin Morgan, Australia’s formidable Aaron Finch, Sri Lanka’s spin wizard Muttiah Muralitharan, New Zealand’s stalwart Ross Taylor, India’s charismatic Suresh Raina, former captain Mithali Raj, and Pakistan’s versatile all-rounder Mohammad Hafeez.

The Countdown Begins

The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023 is all set to kick off on October 5, with defending champions England facing off against New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Over the course of the tournament, 48 matches will be played across 10 venues, building up to the grand finale on November 19 in the world’s largest cricket stadium. As the cricketing world converges in India for this spectacle, fans can’t wait to witness the magic unfold on the field. Sachin Tendulkar’s role as the ‘Global Ambassador’ will undoubtedly add to the fervor and excitement surrounding this prestigious event.