07 Feb DBN Gogo, GoodLuck and Maphorisa headline performances for Women’s T20 World Cup opener
- Fans can expect a South African inspired carnival to open the tournament
- South Africa and Sri Lanka to kick-start 15 days of action-packed cricket across three venues
- Tickets for the matches can be purchased here
A lively cast of female artists and award-winning DJ’s headline the entertainment line-up for the opening ICC Women’s T20 World Cup match between South Africa and Sri Lanka at Newlands on 10 February. Singer of the event Anthem Rouge, electric band GoodLuck and popular DJ’s DBN Gogo and Maphorisa will set the stage in a South African inspired carnival to open the tournament in style.
Africa’s first Women’s T20 World Cup will be celebrated in a uniquely African way, with the Cape Town Minstrel Carnival, local Drum Majorettes and the South African Navy Band bringing the vibe in a jam-packed opening ceremony which is set to thrill and entertain.
“It’s my first time performing at the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup and I’m honoured. Everyone should get their tickets and pull up, it’s going to be a world-class performance, see you there, Danko,” the award-winning Amapiano artist said.
In addition to the entertainment, fans will be treated to fun giveaways, kids activity zones and fan club areas, making it a memorable and inclusive experience for everyone.
South Africa and Sri Lanka will kick-start 15 days of action-packed cricket across three venues of Newlands Cricket Ground, Boland Park and St George’s Park. Cape Town will host 12 matches including both semi-finals and the final, with Paarl hosting six matches and Gqeberha hosting five.
Fans can get in on the action by purchasing their tickets at www.t20worldcup.com/tickets or ticket offices at any of the venues.
Order of Performances
17h30 DBN Gogo – Sunset Session
18h35 Cape Carnival – Marching Band
Performance Act, Julez – GoodLuck
Performance Act, Durban Gogo
Team Intro’s with Captains coming on stage
World Cup Song – Rouge
19h00 – Match Starts
After Match – DJ Maphorisa