In a momentous occasion, the iconic Amitabh Bachchan has been bestowed with the coveted Golden Ticket, an honor announced by none other than Jay Shah, the Secretary of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI). Amitabh Bachchan, a legendary actor and a fervent cricket aficionado, received resounding praise and appreciation in a tweet shared via the official BCCI account.
“Golden Ticket for our Golden Icon! BCCI Honorary Secretary @JayShah had the privilege of presenting our esteemed Golden Ticket to none other than the ‘Superstar of the Millennium,’ Shri @SrBachchan… A luminary of the silver screen and an unwavering cricket enthusiast, Shri Bachchan’s steadfast support for #TeamIndia serves as an enduring inspiration for us all. We are absolutely thrilled to welcome him to join us for the @ICC @CricketWorldCup 2023.”
In conjunction with this momentous occasion, the board has also unveiled India’s squad for the forthcoming World Cup. The roster for the World Cup Indian cricket team includes Rohit Sharma as captain, with Hardik Pandya as vice-captain. The team further comprises esteemed talents such as Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ravindra Jadeja, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Siraj, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami, Axar Patel, Ishan Kishan, and Suryakumar Yadav.
ON THE PROFESSIONAL FRONT
Simultaneously, in his professional commitments, the venerable Amitabh Bachchan is set to grace the screen in the upcoming film ‘Project K,’ sharing the spotlight with Prabhas and Deepika Padukone. Furthermore, audiences can anticipate his appearances in Tiger Shroff’s ‘Ganapath’ and the Hindi adaptation of ‘The Intern.’