The Master Blaster, who has an enviable record of featuring in six 50-over World Cups in his decorated career, will walk out with the Men’s Cricket World Cup Trophy before the opening match at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, declaring the tournament open.
Tickets will be available on the official ticketing website tickets.cricketworldcup.com.
The 23-year-old Gill has moved up 43 places after scores of 77 and nine in the last two T20Is of the five-match series that the West Indies won 3-2.
A final decision on the venues will be taken by the ICC together with Cricket West Indies (CWI) and USA Cricket (USAC) in the next few months.
In the last 50 over men's World Cup, champions England got USD 4 million and runners-up New Zealand received USD 2 million.
MCC also called for more funds to be directed to women’s cricket, saying ‘significant transformation’ was needed to protect the overall sport.
Root, who could only manage scores 10 and 18, slipped to fifth position, allowing injured New Zealand veteran slid up one place to claim the top ranking just one rating point ahead of Smith.
This was achieved after the trophy was attached to a bespoke stratospheric balloon, and some stunning shots were captured of the trophy sitting on the edge of the Earth's atmosphere from 4k cameras.
But PCB’s request has not been accepted and the schedule remains unaltered so far.
India’s two-Test tour of the West Indies is also part of the third edition of the WTC. India will take on West Indies in Dominica and Trinidad next month.
The ICC has taken this action on behalf of Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC), the Emirates Cricket Board (ECB) and the Caribbean Premier League (CPL).
Jayasuriya had won the ICC Men's Player of the Month award back in July 2022 for his outstanding displays with the spinning ball in the Test arena. The left-arm spinner took ten wickets in the first Test against Ireland at Galle, including seven for 52 in the first innings as the hosts won convincingly.
Gill has 738 points in his kitty which is only two points fewer than No. 3 Imam-ul-Haq of Pakistan.
India's ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin has moved to the top spot in the latest ICC Men's Test Bowling Rankings, ending veteran England pacer James Anderson's stay at the number one spot.
Siraj took nine wickets against Sri Lanka to be the leading wicket-taker in the three-game series and backed that up by claiming a four-wicket haul while conceding 46 runs in the opening match of the recently-completed series against New Zealand at his home ground in Hyderabad.
Suryakumar beat competition from England's left-arm pace all-rounder Sam Curran, Zimbabwe's off-spin all-rounder Sikandar Raza and 2021 award winner, Pakistan's wicketkeeper-batter Mohammad Rizwan, to get the coveted honour.
Kohli was elected winner following a global vote conducted among media representatives, ICC Hall of Famers, former international players, and fans registered at icc-cricket.com.
Dismissed only twice in his 10 knocks, the 33-year-old's latest match-winning effort means his average has soared to a mindboggling 270.50.
Shaw will now be aiming for a national comeback through playing for Mumbai in the upcoming Syed Mushtaq Ali Trophy
The winning side at the ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2022 in Melbourne on November 13 would receive prize money of $1.6 million, with the runners-up guaranteed half the amount.