ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Trophy Tour Kicks Off in New York

T20 World Cup 2024 Trophy Tour Begins in NY: Don't Miss Out!

ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Trophy Tour Kicks Off in New York

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 Trophy Tour has officially begun at the Empire State Building in New York. The event was marked by two-time champion Chris Gayle and USA star Ali Khan illuminating the iconic skyscraper, as fans eagerly anticipate the largest global T20 cricket event to date.

The Trophy Tour was inaugurated with an official ceremony at the Empire State Building. Gayle and Khan had the privilege of lighting up the renowned New York landmark in the event’s navy and pink colours. The coveted ICC Men’s T20 World Cup Trophy, the prize all 20 teams will be vying for, was displayed atop the 381-metre skyscraper.

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Following an overwhelming demand of over 3 million ticket applications, additional tickets have been made available for 51 out of 55 matches, including those where allocations were previously sold out. Tickets are now accessible for matches in all nine host locations from 10h00 Antigua Standard Time today. Fans can secure their World Cup experience at tickets.t20worldcup.com.

A variety of premium hospitality offerings, including food and beverage packages for all fixtures at Nassau County International Stadium in New York and all matches at West Indies venues, are also available from 09h00 Antigua Standard Time today at tickets.t20worldcup.com.

This event marks the first time an ICC World Cup will be held in the USA, featuring eight matches at the new, state-of-the-art modular 34,000 capacity stadium in Nassau County, New York. The newly renovated Grand Prairie Cricket Stadium in Dallas and Broward County Stadium in Lauderhill will each host four fixtures. The co-hosts, West Indies, have a rich T20 cricket history, having won the T20 World Cup twice. Matches will also be hosted in popular Caribbean tourist destinations, including Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Guyana, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, and Trinidad and Tobago.

The ‘Out of this World’ Trophy Tour will span 15 countries across four continents, visiting iconic sporting teams and stadiums, famous landmarks, and legendary cricketers. It also gives fans the chance to see T20 cricket’s biggest global prize. The Trophy will visit all host venues across the West Indies and USA, as well as emerging Americas cricket countries Argentina, Brazil, and Canada, connecting new fans to this landmark event in the region.

Fans can follow the Trophy Tour on ICC’s social channels and t20worldcup.com.

ICC General Manager, Marketing and Communications, Claire Furlong

Claire Furlong, ICC General Manager of Marketing and Communications, said: “With less than three months to go until the first ball of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, there is huge anticipation for what will be a historic event for cricket in the Americas.

“The Trophy Tour provides fans with the opportunity to be part of the event in locations across the globe. The Tour will travel extensively across the Americas, igniting the passion of both new and existing fans to share in the excitement of T20 cricket’s pinnacle global event coming to the region. And what better way to kick it off than by lighting up one of the world’s most iconic buildings in one of the world’s most iconic cities.

“Cricket has more than a billion fans and we want to give as many people as possible the opportunity to get up close with the trophy that will be lifted by the winning captain in Barbados on 29 June.”

Trophy Tour Schedule for the First Month

The Trophy Tour Schedule for the first month is as follows:

  • 18-20 March: New York
  • 21-23 March: Houston, Grand Prairie and Dallas
  • 26-27 March: Buenos Aires
  • 28-29 March: Sao Paulo
  • 3-4 April: Jamaica
  • 13-14 April: Barbados
  • 17-18 April: Antigua and Barbuda
  • 19-20 April: Saint Lucia