The clock of waiting for the World Cup ended, and after four years, the day came again, which was eagerly waiting for the cricket fan of the whole world. The 12th World Cup is being organized once again in England. The first match will be on May 30 between the hosts England and South Africa. Earlier, the ‘Mahakumbh of cricket’ was unveiled at the London Mall, near the Buckingham Palace in London. At the beginning of the inaugural ceremony all the captains of the teams were called together on stage. During this, Team India captain Virat Kohli said, ‘It looks good here. There are more than half of Indian fans here There is a great ground in England. We hope that we will get the love of the audience here. ‘
Former captain Anil Kumble and actor Farhan Akhtar were present on this occasion to represent India. At the same time, former West Indies cricket team captain Sir Vivian Richards also joined. Apart from this, Michael Clarke, the former Australia player and captain of the 2015 World Winner team also appeared.
This time the World Cup tournament was not inaugurated at any stadium. This is the first time in the history of the World Cup when the tournament was not inaugurated at any stadium.
There were about 4000 fans of this opening Ceremonie who were selected under the ballot process. Last year, the 2015 World Cup was hosted by Australia and New Zealand. Two Opening Ceremonies were organized at that time, one of which was done in Australia and New Zealand.
Former captain Anil Kumble and actor Farhan Akhtar arrived to represent India in the ceremony.
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The Royal Family of England participated in the grand opening of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019.
Opening Ceremonies were organized in London Mall, near Buckingham Palace in London.
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Indian captain Virat Kohli when he reached the stage.
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