The stage is set for an iconic battle between Rohit Sharma-led India and Pat Cummins-led Australia for the prestigious ODI World Cup 2023 title. The final game will be played at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on November 19 in front of nearly 1.3 lakh spectators. The marquee game will also be attended by some prominent figures, which has created a buzz among fans.
According to media reports, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with Home Minister Amit Shah and other cabinet ministers, are likely to attend the prestigious game. An invitation has also been sent to Australian Prime Minister Anthony Albanese. It's worth noting that both Modi and Albanese were present during this year's Border Gavaskar Trophy match in Ahmedabad.
Apart from political figures, Bollywood actors Amitabh Bachchan, Salman Khan, and Shahrukh Khan are also on the reported guest list. Meanwhile, the Apex Cricket Council and Indian Cricket Board have also called all World Cup-winning captains to grace the prestigious game. Meanwhile, all members of India's 1983 and 2011 World Cup squads will also be present at the ground.
Pop star Dua Lipa and the Indian Air Force are set to perform
Meanwhile, pop star Dua Lipa is set to perform during the closing ceremony of the prestigious tournament. Dua, along with some Bollywood singers, will grace the event. In a conversation with official broadcasters, Dua revealed that she will be performing her song "Physical." However, no official confirmation about the closing ceremony has been revealed by the Indian Cricket Board.
It's worth noting that the Indian Air Force will perform an air show during the game at Narendra Modi Stadium. In a press release, the Defence PRO of Gujarat revealed that the Surya Kiran Aerobatic team will perform before the prestigious game. The rehearsal for the air show will take place on Friday and Saturday before the final showdown.