The much-anticipated finale of the Cricket World Cup is set to unfold at Ahmedabad's Narendra Modi Stadium on November 19, featuring a thrilling clash between India and Australia. Amidst the excitement, buzz suggests that the closing ceremony will be a star-studded affair, with numerous celebrities slated to grace the event with their presence and performances. Recent reports hint at the possibility of pop sensation Dua Lipa taking the stage at the closing ceremony, sparked by discussions during her AskDua session.
Dua has previously showcased her talent at various sporting events, like the UEFA Champions League. However, the question remains: will she indeed perform at the closing ceremony of the Cricket World Cup?
Will Dua Lipa Perform At Closing Ceremony Of Cricket World Cup 2023?
Ahead of the Cricket World Cup final, there was a special interaction between Dua Lipa and several semi-finalist cricketers like Shubman Gill, KL Rahul, and Kane Williamson. During this exchange, Gill inquired about the song she might perform at the opening and closing ceremonies, to which Dua mentioned the possibility of singing Physical.
Here's what she said.
The Pitch is perfect as @DUALIPA joins the @cricketworldcup spectacle taking questions from @klrahul @ShubmanGill #KaneWilliamson @dazmitchell47 & about the song she'd perform at the #CWC23 closing ceremony!— Star Sports (@StarSportsIndia) November 15, 2023
Tune-in from 12PM today in the Semi-final 1 #INDvNZ#WorldCuponStar pic.twitter.com/rTk8NLqPoW
Dua Lipa first performed in India in November 2019, marking her debut in the country. If she indeed graces the stage at the World Cup closing ceremony, it would signify her return after a span of four years.
As for the plans for the Closing Ceremony by the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), no concrete details have been confirmed yet regarding Dua Lipa's actual performance in Ahmedabad for the final.
However, reports have surfaced regarding the Indian Air Force's scheduled air show during the final match at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. The Defence PRO for Gujarat announced that the Surya Kiran Aerobatic Team is set to captivate spectators with a ten-minute display before the commencement of the final game in Motera. The statement revealed that rehearsals for the air show will take place on November 17 and November 18.
Both India and Australia secured their spots in the final after triumphing over New Zealand and South Africa in the semi-finals, respectively. Notably, India had previously clinched a decisive victory against Australia during the league stage of the tournament.
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