Sachin Tendulkar presented with golden ticket for world cup 2023
Sachin Tendulkar, the iconic batsman of India, was honored with a 'Golden Ticket' for the upcoming ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 by Jay Shah, the Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). The BCCI shared a snapshot of this memorable moment on the social media platform 'X.' This prestigious 'Golden Ticket' was presented to Tendulkar as part of the 'Golden Ticket for India Icons' initiative in a special ceremony.
BCCI expressed the significance of this occasion, stating, "An iconic moment for cricket and the nation! As part of our 'Golden Ticket for India Icons' program, BCCI Honorary Secretary Jay Shah presented the golden ticket to Bharat Ratna Shri Sachin rt. A symbol of cricketing excellence and national pride, Sachin Tendulkar's journey has inspired generations. Now, he'll be part of the @ICC cricket worldcup 2023, witnessing the action LIVE."
The ICC Men's Cricket World Cup 2023 is scheduled to be hosted by India from October 5 to November 19, 2023. The tournament will feature ten formidable teams, including Australia, England, Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Afghanistan, and New Zealand.
The tournament will kick off with an exciting clash between England and New Zealand. India, as the host nation, will commence their campaign against the five-time World Cup champions, Australia, on October 8. The first semi-final is slated for November 15, followed by the second semi-final on November 16, and the grand finale on November 19.