Why there is no ICC world cup opening ceremony 2023?

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why there is no ICC world cup opening ceremony 2023?
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The World Cup Opening Ceremony 2023 has made cricket fans upset, as the entire world is waiting for the grand opening of the tournament.

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The start match of the ICC World Cup 2023 was between England vs New Zealand fans didn’t see the opening ceremony and that appeared as a big disappointment at Narendra Stadium in Ahmedabad.

However, the Board of Control in India (BCCI) gives surety of event success. But Cricket fans feel sad when they listen to the news of no World Cup opening ceremony in 2023.

ICC Captain Day: Babar Azam and Rohit Sharma in Ahmedabad

If we check any previous ICC World Cup tournament all organized opening and closing ceremony.

So, To add to the uneasy atmosphere, reports in the Indian media on Wednesday suggested potential threats from terrorists targeting World Cup matches held in Ahmedabad. This has naturally raised concerns about the safety of both players and spectators.

Over 3,000 police personnel are deployed for safety at Ahmedabad Stadium.

Furthermore, Pakistani fast bowler Shoaib Akhtar tweeted about the situation, expressing his thoughts on the matter.

So, Low attendance at the World Cup opener without an opening ceremony leaves fans disappointed.

Meanwhile, New Zealand elected to field first after winning the toss. Tom Latham is leading the side in the absence of Kane Williamson.

Pakistan’s opening World Cup match is against the Netherlands on October 6th at 1:30 p.m (PST).

Read More: Nasser Hussain Prediction: Pakistan could lose to Netherlands

Pakistan squad for ICC World Cup 2023

Babar Azam (c), Abdullah Shafique, Fakhar Zaman, Imam-ul-Haq, Iftikhar Ahmed, Mohammad Rizwan (wk), Shadab Khan, Mohammad Nawaz, Usama Mir, Haris Rauf, M Wasim Jnr, Hasan Ali, Shaheen Shah Afridi, Saud Shakeel, Salman Ali Agha.

Traveling reserves:

Mohammad Haris, Abrar Ahmed, Zaman Khan

Netherlands World Cup squad:

Scott Edwards (c), Max O’Dowd, Bas de Leede, Vikram Singh, Teja Nidamanuru, Paul van Meekeren, Colin Ackermann, Roelof van der Merwe, Logan van Beek, Aryan Dutt, Ryan Klein, Wesley Barresi, Saqib Zulfiqar, Shariz Ahmad, Sybrand Engelbrecht.

Traveling reserves:

Noah Croes, Kyle Klein

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