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World Cup Final 2023: Air Force Air Show with PM Modi and Amit Shah
Experience an extraordinary celebration at the World Cup Final 2023, featuring a captivating Air Force Air Show.
The final match of the ICC One Day International World Cup between India and Australia is set to take place on November 19 during a highly anticipated face-off. Intensive preparations are underway for this special final match at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Before the match begins, an attractive air show is scheduled, featuring daredevilry by the Indian Air Force's combat aircraft in the skies over Ahmedabad. The showcase will include maneuvers by the Indian Air Force's Suryakiran Aerobatic Team.
The eagerly awaited showdown between India and Australia in this thrilling contest will be witnessed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi himself at the stadium. Home Minister Amit Shah will also be present to enjoy the final match. Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Deputy PM Richard Marles have also been invited for the final match, although their official confirmation is pending.
Air Force Team to Showcase Spectacular Feats
All eyes around the world are on the final match of the ICC One Day World Cup. Extensive preparations are being made for this intense match between cricket giants India and Australia in Ahmedabad. According to the Defence PRO of Gujarat's Defence, the Suryakiran Aerobatic Team, renowned for its spectacular aerial displays, will enthrall the audience at Narendra Modi Stadium just ten minutes before the start of the final match. Rehearsals for the air show will be conducted on the Friday and Saturday preceding the final match.
The Suryakiran Aerobatic Team is well-known for its extraordinary aerial feats, and the pilots of the Indian Air Force's combat aircraft undergo special training for these performances. Formed in 1996, the team is part of the IAF's 52nd Squadron and typically comprises nine aircraft. The team has previously conducted captivating air shows at various locations in the country and will now showcase its skills during the final match.
PM Modi and Amit Shah to be Present
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to arrive in Ahmedabad on November 19 to witness the World Cup final. Besides Prime Minister Modi, Home Minister Amit Shah will also be present at the stadium during the match. Stringent security arrangements are being made in Ahmedabad in view of the Prime Minister's visit. According to the planned schedule, the Prime Minister will reach Ahmedabad in the afternoon on Sunday, watch the match, and spend the night at the Raj Bhavan. The next morning, he will depart for Rajasthan for his electoral tour.
Invitation Extended to Australia's Prime Minister
Australia's Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and Deputy PM Richard Marles have also been invited to witness the final match. The official confirmation of their visit to India is yet to be received. However, there is a likelihood of both leaders coming to India. Singers Dua Lipa, Pritam Chakraborty, and Aditya Gadvi will also perform during the final match. The family members of Indian players, including cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Hardik Pandya, are expected to arrive in Ahmedabad on Sunday.
India's Opportunity for Redemption
The hope is for an intense competition between both teams in the World Cup final. India and Australia will face each other in the World Cup final match after 20 years. The last encounter in the World Cup final between India and Australia took place in 2003, where Australia emerged victorious. Cricket fans are optimistic that Team India will seek redemption this time and reverse the defeat suffered two decades ago.
Teams' Journey to the Final
India defeated a strong New Zealand team by 70 runs in the semi-final match. Team India scored 397 runs in their innings, and in response, New Zealand's team was bowled out for 327 runs. Fast bowler Mohammad Shami played a crucial role, taking 7 wickets and breaking the backbone of the New Zealand team. The Indian team has remained undefeated in the tournament so far.
On the other hand, Australia reached the final by defeating South Africa. In the semi-final match played on Thursday, South Africa set a target of 213 runs, which Australia chased down with three wickets remaining. Thus, Australia secured victory with three wickets in hand. Cricket enthusiasts worldwide are eagerly anticipating the final showdown between India and Australia.