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World Cup trophy launched in space

By Ravi - June 27, 2023 - Last updated on Jun 27, 2023 05:16 PM
World Cup trophy launched in space

World Cup trophy launched in space

The trophy of the ODI World Cup, which is going to be hosted by India for the first time, has been launched. The International Cricket Council (ICC) launched the trophy in space on Monday. Along with this, the world tour of the trophy was also announced. This trophy will return to India after traveling to 18 countries under the World Tour starting from 27th June. This tour will end on 4 September.

World Cup trophy

The ICC sent the trophy into space with the help of a balloon with the help of America's private space agency 'St Into Space'. The trophy was then unveiled in the stratosphere after reaching an altitude of 12,000 feet above the surface of the earth. After that the trophy was landed at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.

World Cup Trophy Tour 18 Countries

The World Cup trophy traveled to 40+ cities in 18 countries including Kuwait, Bahrain, Malaysia, USA, Nigeria, Uganda, France, Italy, USA and country India.

Also Read: ICC ODI World Cup 2023 Schedule, Full List of Teams, Dates, Venues

World Cup Trophy Tour Schedule

CountriesDates
India27 June to 14 Jully
New Zealand15 to 16 Jully
Australia17 to 18 Jully
Papua New Guinea19 to 21 Jully
India22 to 24 Jully
America25 to 27 Jully
West Indies28 to 30 Jully
Pakistan31 Jully to 4 August
Sri Lanka5 to 6 August
Bangladesh7 to 9 August
kuwait10 to 11 August
Bahrain12 to 13 August
India14 to 15 August
Italy16 to 18 August
France19 to 20 August
England21 to 24 August
Malaysia25 to 26 August
Uganda27 to 28 August
Nigeria29 to 30 August
South Africa31 August to 3 September
India 4 September

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Promoting cricket is our mission (Geoff Allardyce)

Geoff Allardyce

ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice said the ICC Men's Cricket World Cup trophy tour will be important. With only a few days left in the World Cup, this will be a great achievement for us. We will be able to promote cricket in other countries through this tour. The tour will give us a chance to meet and talk to the people of the countries. With this, we will also be able to launch the Community Cricket Development Program.

Cricket Unites India (Jai Shah)

BCCI Secretary Jai Shah said that there are crores of fans of cricket all over the world. Through this tour, we will be able to take the trophy to every nook and corner. Cricket unites India. The whole country is excited about the World Cup. We are ready to host the contest between the 10 best teams in the world.

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India's possible schedule in the World Cup

DatesMatchVenue
8 OctoberIndia Vs AustraliaChennai
11 OctoberIndia Vs AfganistanDelhi
15 OctoberIndia Vs PakistanAhmedabad
19 OctoberIndia Vs BangladeshPune
22 OctoberIndia Vs New ZealandPune
29 OctoberIndia Vs EnglandLucknow
2 NovemberIndia Vs QualifiedMumbai
5 NovemberIndia Vs South AfricaKolkata
11 NovemberIndia Vs QualifiedBangalore

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