Michael Clarke shares T20 World Cup Trophy Tour predictions
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Former Australian cricket captain Michael Clarke was joined by cricket fans, locals and wine lovers at Jacob’s Creek on Sunday as the Nissan-driven ICC men’s T20 Trophy Tour got under way. stopped in the iconic Barossa Valley in South Australia.
Partner of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup which kicks off next month on October 16, Jacob’s Creek welcomed the T20 World Cup trophy to its cellar door, where it also unveiled a pop-up cricket facility , who will hold the field until the T20 finals in November.
Inspired by vines, the cricket facility is a fun, family-friendly pitch that incorporates Jacob’s Creek barrels and old vines. The facility will be open for all visitors to enjoy until the end of November.
Earlier Australian striker Travis Head lifted the prized silverware in the old heritage scoreboard and on the climb to Adelaide’s oval roof, while the former Cricket World Cup winner ICC Jason Gillespie also joined the fans on the hallowed turf. Free-to-use images are available to the media here.
The trophy has arrived in South Australia as part of a world tour that takes in all eight Australian state territories in addition to 12 other countries, also stopping at the Adelaide Oval, Rundle Mall and the Royal Adelaide Show. The Trophy has already visited iconic Australian destinations such as the Great Barrier Reef, Uluru and Rottnest Island.
Children’s tickets to all Super 12 games in Adelaide are just $5, making the event family-friendly. Adult prizes start from $20 at select matches and are on sale now at t20worldcup.com.
The T20 World Cup action in Adelaide begins on November 2, when world number one India take on Bangladesh. Hosts Australia will face Adelaide Strikers hero Rashid Khan in their clash against Afghanistan on November 4.
Adelaide Oval will also host a semi-final under the lights on November 10.