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ICC World Cup Trophy in Bangladesh on a three-day tour

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The trophy of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup to be held in India later this year, is currently on a three-day tour of Bangladesh.

The ICC World Cup Trophy reached Dhaka late Sunday night and its official photo shoot took place at Service Area 1 of the Padma Multipurpose Bridge on Monday.

The trophy was exhibited today, at the Sher-e-Bangla National Cricket Stadium in Mirpur for Bangladesh’s current as well as former players from both men’s and women’s national cricket teams.

Moreover, cricket officials, organizers, and media members were also present at the occasion.

The ICC World Cup Trophy will be on exhibition for the public at Bashundhara City Shopping Mall in Dhaka from 11 AM on Wednesday (tomorrow).

The ICC Cricket World Cup trophy embarked on the tour across the globe, on June 27, 2023, marking 100 days prior to the extravaganza starting on October 5.

The trophy will tour 18 ICC member countries across five regions — Africa, the Americas, Asia, East Asia Pacific and Europe during this 100-day tour.

The trophy will then return to the host India for the final 30 days before the event to be exhibited across the country to hype up the fans for the upcoming event.

The Cricket World Cup trophy features a golden globe, characterizing a cricket ball that is held up by three silver columns, which are crafted to resemble stumps and bails, representing the pillars of the game, batting, bowling, and fielding.

The trophy is made with silver and gilt, standing 60 cm tall and weighing approximately 11 kilos. It has been designed with platonic dimensions, which ensure that its uniqueness is immediately recognizable from every angle.

The Cricket World Cup 2023 will commence on October 5, while the final is scheduled for November 19, where the top ten cricket teams will fight for the biggest trophy in cricket.

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