New Delhi. World Cup 2023 is going to be inaugurated from Thursday (5th October). 10 teams will compete for the title in the World Cup. The first match of the tournament will be played between defending champions England and New Zealand at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Before the start of the World Cup, the captains of 10 teams were seen together. All the captains got a photoshoot done with the World Cup trophy at Narendra Modi Stadium. BCCI shared this picture of the captains on social media. BCCI captioned the picture, “10 captains and one purpose.”
Cricket fans are reacting in their own style to the photo shared by BCCI. People found a special connection between New Zealand Captain Kane Williamson and the Indian captains. One user wrote, “Williamson was standing near Virat Kohli in the World Cup 2019 photoshoot. At the same time, Williamson is now standing close to Rohit. Another user took a dig at Pakistani captain Babar Azam and wrote, “Where did you send poor Babar back?”
Captain of all 10 teams
India: Rohit Sharma
Australia: Pat Cummins
Pakistan: Babar Azam
England: Jos Buttler
New Zealand: Kane Williamson
South Africa: Temba Bavuma
Sri Lanka: Dasun Shanaka
Bangladesh: Shakib Al Hasan
Afghanistan: Hashmatullah Shahidi
Netherlands: Scott Edwards
Let us tell you that the opening ceremony of the World Cup was not organized. Before the start of the World Cup, ‘Captain Day’ program took place in Ahmedabad today. In this program the captains answered many questions. The responsibility of asking questions to the captains was given to Team India’s former head coach Ravi Shastri and former England cricketer Eoin Morgan. India will start its campaign in the World Cup on 8 October against Australia. This match will be held on the ground of Chennai. India will clash with their arch rivals on October 14 in Ahmedabad.
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