The 2019 ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup is all set to kick-start on May 30. Ahead of the same, the theme anthem of this year 'Stand By' dropped on Friday, May 17 and it is now available across all streaming platforms including YouTube, Apple Music, Spotify, and others.
The official song has brought together an interesting pair of artist including LORYN and Rudimental. The collaboration of LORYN, who recently released her debut single ‘Sirens' and Rudimental, one of the UK’s most successful and influential acts, for the project has been announced earlier this month. The track will be played in ground and city events across the tournament.
The music video celebrates cultural diversity as it brings together cricket fans from around the world to rejoice the gaming festival.
The official handle of the Cricket World Cup also shared the music video in its official Twitter handle.
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The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2019 is one of the world’s biggest global sporting events, it attracts one million sporting fans soaking up the action in the UK and a further billion fans watching worldwide across the 48-match event. “Stand By” will be played around the world and provide a common voice for fans to show their passion.
The tournament will run from 30 May to 14 July. The semi-finals will be played at Old Trafford in Manchester and Edgbaston in Birmingham on 9 and 11 July respectively, while Lord’s will host the final on 14 July.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) will be handing over a record prize money worth 10 million US dollars (approx. Rs 70.31 crore) for the 46-day tournament, with the winners taking home a whopping 4 million USD (approx. Rs 28.12 crore).
The semifinalists, who fail to make it to the finals, will win 800,000 dollars each (approx. Rs 5.62 crore). The teams, that do not qualify from the round robin stage, take home 100,000 USD (approx. Rs 70.31 lakh)