Media Release : ICC Cricket World Cup trophy arrives in Bangladesh tomorrow

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Trophy to visit Dhaka, Sylhet and Chattogram

The ICC Cricket World Cup Trophy Tour, driven by Nissan, will arrive in Bangladesh tomorrow (Wednesday, 17 October 2018) morning for a four-day visit as part of its journey around the globe. Fans in Dhaka, Sylhet and Chattogram will get the opportunity to see the trophy in their respective cities before it leaves Bangladesh on 21 October 2018.

The ICC Cricket World Cup 2019, ICC’s showpiece 50-over event, will be held in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July 2019. The trophy began its journey from the International Cricket Council headquarters in Dubai on 27 August 2018 and is travelling across five continents, 21 countries and over 60 cities. It is the most extensive Trophy Tour ever and will allow cricket fans around the world to catch a glimpse of the coveted prize.

The trophy will travel not only to the participating countries, but for the first time will go beyond the traditional cricketing nations and connect with fans in 11 other countries where cricket is gaining popularity.

Bangladesh is the trophy’s sixth stopover, after having already visited Oman, the USA, the West Indies, Sri Lanka and Pakistan. After Bangladesh, the trophy will tour Nepal, India, New Zealand, Australia, South Africa, Kenya, Rwanda, Nigeria, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and Germany before reaching England and Wales on 19 February, 2019.

Trophy Tour Schedule Bangladesh Part :

DATE ACTIVITY TIME VENUE
 

 

Wednesday, 17 Oct. 2018

(DHAKA)

UNICEF Bangladesh programme: Photo session with underprivileged children 10h30 Sher-e-Bangla Nat’l Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
Photo session with Bangladesh National Team 12h00 Sher-e-Bangla Nat’l Cricket Stadium, Dhaka
       
 

Thursday, 18 Oct. 2018

(DHAKA)

 

Trophy on display for the fans

 

11h00 – 21h00

Centre Court, Jamuna Future Park, Dhaka
       
 

 

 

Friday, 19 Oct. 2018

(SYLHET)

UNICEF Bangladesh programme: Photo session with underprivileged children  

10h30

Sylhet International Cricket Stadium
 

Trophy on display for fans

 

11h00-16h00

Sylhet International Cricket Stadium
Trophy visit to Sylhet Cadet College Campus High School 16h30 Sylhet Cadet College
       
 

Saturday, 20 Oct. 2018

(CHATTOGRAM)

UNICEF Bangladesh programme: Photo session with underprivileged children 10h30 MA Aziz Stadium, Chattogram
Trophy on display for fans 11h00 – 18h00 MA Aziz Stadium, Chattogram