ICC to set up fan park in Rawalpindi for Pak vs Ind T20 World Cup clash

KARACHI: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has confirmed that it would set up a fan park at the Rawalpindi Cricket Stadium to allow fans to enjoy the highly-anticipated T20 World Cup 2024 match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan.

The ICC’s decision will allow fans to feel the game’s intensity and cheer for the Green Shirts via a big screen at the Rawalpindi stadium on June 9.

The match between Pakistan and India will be shown at 10 different fan parks including Cedar Creek Park in Seaford, New York, hosted by Nassau County and the Indira Gandhi Indoor Arena in New Delhi, India.

The fan park in Rawalpindi will open for fans 90 minutes before the start of the game and will remain open until 60 minutes after the end of the play.

The ICC has announced a record number of fan parks to broadcast the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 with nine live sites in five different countries,” read a statement released by the ICC.

As per the international body, this move will bring the biggest cricket carnival to more communities than ever before in ICC World Cup history.

As many as 22 World Cup matches, the ICC said, will be shown in various locations including New York City, New Delhi, and Rawalpindi — the highest number of fan parks for an ICC World Cup ever.

“The parks will feature live entertainment such as DJs, food and drink outlets, cricket ambassadors, and family activities, making it an unmissable experience for fans across the globe,” the statement added.

The mega event will commence on June 1 and will see matches being played in the US and the West Indies.


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