Victorians Getting Ready for Cricket World Cup

28 December 2014

With the first match in Australia only 50 days away, Premier Daniel Andrews unveiled the volunteer uniforms for the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 during today’s Boxing Day Test at the MCG.

On February 14, old rivals Australia and England will face off at the MCG in the first Cricket World Cup match held on Australian soil in 23 years.

The Premier joined cricket fans today to unveil the colourful uniforms to be worn by volunteers during the Cricket World Cup, at which more than one million spectators are expected to attend.

More than 3000 volunteers will work across 14 host cities in Australia and New Zealand, welcoming fans from around the country and around the world.

The volunteers will undertake a wide range of tasks, from driving VIPs to venues and working in the host cities as ambassadors, providing assistance to visiting fans.

More than half a million tickets have already been sold for the 49 matches, held over 44 days. Tickets can be purchased from www.cricketworldcup.comExternal Link .

Quotes Attributable to Daniel Andrews, Premier of Victoria

“Cricket fans have been waiting almost a quarter of a century for the tournament to come back to Australia, and more than 3000 volunteers in these vibrant uniforms will be ready to greet them.”

“Without doubt, Victoria is the sporting capital of the world, and co-hosting major events like the ICC Cricket World Cup makes our reputation even stronger.”

Download PDF (124 KB)External Link

Reviewed 19 August 2020

Was this page helpful?