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India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup venue launched in New York – Nassau County International Cricket Stadium

India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup venue launched in New York – Nassau County International Cricket Stadium

The Nassau County International Cricket Stadium joins two other venues in the USA, Florida and Texas, that will host matches for the upcoming T20 World Cup.

The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 is inching closer, and excitement is brewing in New York! A star-studded event marked the official launch of the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium, the venue that will host the much-anticipated India vs Pakistan clash on June 9th.

India vs Pakistan to headline Nassau County Stadium

This newly built stadium is a focal point as cricket fever grips New York City. The June 9th encounter between India and Pakistan is expected to be the most electrifying match of the league stage, with India boasting an impressive win record (6-1) against their arch-rivals in T20 World Cups.

Usain Bolt joins with other stars

Usain Bolt, the ambassador for the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2024, led the celebrations alongside cricket legends like Sir Curtly Ambrose, Shoaib Malik, and Liam Plunkett. The event also saw the participation of renowned New York sports personalities, including John Starks, Elena Delle Donne, Bartolo Colon, Victor Cruz, and Ibtihaj Muhammad.

To commemorate this landmark occasion, all the stars signed a giant cricket bat, which will be displayed at the stadium throughout the eight matches hosted there between June 3rd and 12th. This special bat symbolizes the coming together of cricketing legends and American sporting icons.

Countdown begins for T20 World Cup

This launch event marks the official countdown to the first T20 World Cup held in the Americas. The inaugural match at the Nassau County International Cricket Stadium will be played between Sri Lanka and South Africa on June 3rd.

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Usain Bolt: New York Cricket Stadium built for excitement

Usain Bolt expressed his enthusiasm for the venue’s potential to provide a thrilling cricketing experience. He highlighted the significance of bringing this major sporting event to the USA and its potential to pave the way for cricket’s inclusion in the 2028 Los Angeles Olympics.

The excitement surrounding the stadium was palpable. “The new stadium is going to be a fantastic place to watch from,” remarked Bolt, emphasizing the venue’s intimate atmosphere.

T20 USA Inc. CEO Brett Jones echoed the sentiment, calling the event a fitting welcome for cricket in the USA. The positive reactions from cricketing legends like Curtley Ambrose and Shoaib Malik further amplified the anticipation for the upcoming matches.

Nassau County International Cricket Stadium

This 34,000-seater temporary stadium is a groundbreaking project in international cricket, being the largest ever constructed in the United States. It boasts extensive hospitality and media facilities, along with premium seating options.

Three cricket Stadiums in USA for T20 WC

The Nassau County International Cricket Stadium joins two other venues in the USA, Florida and Texas, that will host matches for the upcoming T20 World Cup. A total of 39 matches will be played across six venues in the USA and the West Indies, with the finals being held on June 29th in Barbados.

New York City is ready to embrace the sport of cricket, with a state-of-the-art stadium, a star-studded launch, and the promise of an epic clash between India and Pakistan. The 2024 ICC Men’s T20 World Cup is set to be a truly global spectacle.

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