What benefits do holders of the Golden Ticket for the World Cup 2023 receive? The BCCI presents the golden ticket to national idols as part of the ‘Golden Ticket for Golden idols’ campaign.
The ODI World Cup 2023 is just a few days away, with the giant event due to begin on October 5th in India. The enthusiasm for the cricketing spectacle is at an all-time high, with fans eagerly anticipating their favorite cricketers’ spectacular performances. Ahead of the quadrennial event, the BCCI is offering golden tickets to various prominent Indians to make their World Cup viewing experience special.
Jay Shah, the BCCI secretary, has so far awarded the golden tickets to iconic actors Amitabh Bachchan and Rajnikanth. Apart from the dynamic combination from the film industry. Sachin Tendulkar, former India cricketer and World Cup 2011 winner, also been granted the golden ticket.
What are the perks of having a Golden Ticket for World Cup 2023?
However, people are questioning what a golden ticket is and what benefits it confers on ticket holders. The golden ticket is given to national icons as part of the ‘Golden Ticket for Golden Icons’ program. The ticket holder will supposedly have access to all 48 matches of the tournament from the start. The accreditation card and ticket state that the visitor is a BCCI guest and would receive VIP treatment at the stadium.
Notably, the BCCI receive a lot of criticism from fans for the late announcement of the World Cup schedule and subsequent alterations to it. The fans’ ticket purchase experience has also not been memorable. As they discover various faults on the booking site and had to wait for hours in the virtual queue.
As a result, the cricket board is going above and above to promote the event by awarding the golden ticket to recognized national figures. Earlier, on September 20, the ICC released ‘Dil Jashn Bole. ‘ The official anthem of the World Cup 2023, which features actor Ranveer Singh. Dhanashree Verma, Gaurav Taneja, Be Younick, and several other popular individuals. The upbeat song extols the joy of the World Cup in India, referring to it as a carnival for the supporters.