On 20 September 2023, the International Cricket Council (ICC) released the official anthem for the Men’s Cricket World Cup, which is set to begin on 5th October 2023.
- The theme of the anthem is “Dil Jashn Bole,” and it features Bollywood superstar Ranveer Singh along with other popular social media influencers.
- The ICC made the official anthem announcement on its social media platform, X, and encouraged fans to board the “One Day Xpress” and join the cricket celebration.
- The music for the anthem was composed by Pritam, and the singers include Pritam, Nakash Aziz, Sreerama Chandra, Amit Mishra, Jonita Gandhi, AKASA, and Charan.
- The anthem’s video showcases Ranveer Singh dancing in a train compartment to the song “Dil Jashan Jashan Bole,” with other travelers joining in the dance.
- Claire Furlong, ICC General Manager – Marketing and Communications, mentioned that the anthem effectively captures the passion and energy of India and the fans, making the upcoming World Cup special.
- The Cricket World Cup is returning to India after a gap of 12 years and will be hosted in 10 cities.
- The opening match on 5th October will feature England and New Zealand at Ahmedabad’s Narendra Modi Stadium, while India’s first match will be against Australia in Chennai.
Q.: What is the theme of the official anthem for the Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023?
a) Cricket Fever
b) Jashn Bole
c) Dil Jashn Bole
d) Cricket Celebration
Ans : c) Dil Jashn Bole