In a bid to enhance the cricket-watching experience for fans, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has made a special announcement for the 13th edition of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup. The tournament, which commenced on October 5, 2023, promises an exciting display of cricketing talent from ten International teams, and BCCI Secretary Jay Shah has added an extra bit of convenience for all the cricket fans.
In a post, Jay Shah wrote, “I am proud to announce that we’re providing FREE mineral and packaged drinking water for spectators at stadiums across India. Stay hydrated and enjoy the games! Let’s create unforgettable memories during CWC 2023.”
I am proud to announce that we’re providing FREE mineral and packaged drinking water for spectators at stadiums across India. Stay hydrated and enjoy the games!
🏟️ Let’s create… pic.twitter.com/rAuIfV5fCR
— Jay Shah (@JayShah) October 5, 2023
This move comes as a welcome relief for cricket enthusiasts bracing themselves for a thrilling month and a half of cricket action across ten different venues in India. From the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad to the iconic Eden Gardens in Kolkata, fans now have the assurance of free access to mineral and packaged drinking water to beat the heat and enjoy the matches.
The 2023 Cricket World Cup is set to witness a fierce battle among the cricketing powerhouses, including Australia, Bangladesh, England, India, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, South Africa, Afghanistan, and Sri Lanka. With high-octane clashes lined up at these historic venues, the BCCI’s gesture is poised to add value to the spectator experience.
The knockout stage, comprising the semi-finals and the grand finale, promises nail-biting action under the lights. The first semi-final will be played at the Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai on November 15, followed by the second semi-final at Eden Gardens in Kolkata on November 16. The grand finale, set to take place at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on November 19, will determine the new world champion.
The BCCI’s decision to provide free water for spectators at the 2023 Cricket World Cup is a thoughtful gesture that will undoubtedly be appreciated by fans across the globe. With the tournament witnessing a clash of the titans, cricket enthusiasts are in for a treat, and the BCCI’s initiative will only add to the excitement.