after 47 matches one day world cup 2023Only two teams, India and Australia, have a chance to win this prestigious title. They will face each other on Sunday, November 19 at the huge Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) and the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) have left no stone unturned in making this prestigious event a spectacle that will be remembered for years to come. Ahead of the summit, the ICC announced a commentary panel consisting of a number of luminaries who will be behind the microphone to discuss and analyze the all-important encounter. Two World Cup-winning captains, Ricky Ponting and Eoin Morgan will be part of the panel that will include experienced commentators like Sunil Gavaskar, Ravi Shastri and Ian Bishop.
“Kas Nayudu, Ravi Shastri, Ricky Ponting, Ian Smith, Sanjay Manjrekar, Aaron Finch, Nasser Hussain, Harsha Bhogle, Dinesh Karthik, Matthew Hayden, Eoin Morgan, Ian Bishop, Shane Watson, Sunil Gavaskar and Mark Howard will bring world class.” The ICC said in a statement, screening will be done across the world for the final of the showpiece event.
Richard Illingworth and Richard Kettleborough named as on-field umpires
On Friday, November 17, the ICC announced that English umpire, Richard Illingworth and Richard Kettleborough will conduct it one day world cup 2023 Final as on-field umpire. Joel Wilson was named as the third umpire.
Chris Gaffney will be the fourth umpire and Andy Pycroft will serve as the match referee. They will have their work cut out for them as the stakes are about to be at an all-time high and the two powerhouses of the game are about to back down in the world’s largest cricket stadium.
India had defeated Australia by six wickets in the first match of the tournament in Chepauk. Indian fans will be hoping for a repeat of that result. However, the ‘Men in Yellow’ have history in their name as they defeated India in the final of the 2003 ODI World Cup in Johannesburg, South Africa.