ForeignAffairs.co.nz – Cardiff hosts ‘The Ultimate Delivery’ in celebration of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup

The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will officially kick off in Cardiff on Friday 31 May when the city comes together in a record-breaking attempt at a catch relay to deliver the official tournament ball to the two Team Captains of the first match in the city – New Zealand will be facing Sri Lanka on Saturday 31 May at Cardiff Wales Stadium.

Summary

  • Cardiff hosts ‘The Ultimate Delivery’ in celebration of the ICC Men’s Cricket World CupThe ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup will officially kick off in Cardiff on Friday 31 May when the city comes together in a record-breaking attempt at a catch relay to deliver the official tournament ball to the two Team Captains of the first match in the city – New Zealand will be facing Sri Lanka on Saturday 31 May at Cardiff Wales Stadium.
  • The Ultimate Delivery is part of a nationwide celebration of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup in which all 10 world class host cities will bring the tournament to life in iconic locations to bring fans closer to the action than ever before.
  • Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, Councillor Peter Bradbury,said, “Cardiff is hugely proud and excited to be welcoming the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup to the city and to have the ball arriving in record-breaking style in The Ultimate Delivery will be a great experience for all those involved.
  • Managing Director of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019, Steve Elworthy, said:“The British public always get behind global events and The Ultimate Delivery will allow cricket fans, sports fans and Cardiff fans to come together to celebrate the Cricket World Cup.
  • “The Ultimate Delivery is a celebration of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup that will engage fans in the unique culture and hospitality that Cardiff has to offer,” he added.

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