As the cricketing world eagerly awaits the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, there’s a buzz of excitement surrounding two new stars who are set to light up the tournament in a unique way. Meet ‘Blaze’ and ‘Tonk,’ the dynamic mascot duo chosen by the International Cricket Council (ICC) to be the faces of the event.
The introduction of Blaze and Tonk took place at a launch event in August, creating a wave of anticipation among cricket enthusiasts. What makes these mascots special is not just their striking appearances but also the values and qualities they represent. Their unveiling was a momentous occasion, and fans from around the world were invited to be part of the process by suggesting names for these iconic characters through a worldwide fan poll held over the past month.
‘Blaze,’ the female mascot, embodies the essence of fast bowling. With a turbo-powered arm that propels fireballs with lightning speed, she leaves even the most audacious batters in sheer amazement. Blaze’s extraordinary pinpoint accuracy, unmatched reflexes, boundless flexibility, and unwavering determination make her an exceptional sensation on the cricket field.
Adorned with a belt carrying six power cricket orbs, each meticulously prepared for various game-changing tactics, Blaze stands ever-ready to ignite the game. Her presence promises to add an element of surprise and excitement to the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023.
On the other side of the spectrum, we have ‘Tonk,’ the male mascot, who radiates a unique blend of icy-cool composure and electrifying batting prowess. His every shot, ranging from stealthy finesse to boundary-crushing sixes, reverberates with an electrifying force that captivates audiences worldwide.
Introducing BLAZE & TONK! 📢 👫 🏏— ICC (@ICC) September 30, 2023
You spoke, we listened, the ICC mascots are named and ready to engage and entertain young fans starting with the #CWC23 🤩
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With his electromagnetic bat and versatile shot repertoire, Tonk promises to elevate the excitement, lighting up the stage and electrifying the cricket pitch with every stroke. He embodies the power and flair of modern-day batting, and his presence promises breathtaking moments that will be etched in the memories of cricket fans.
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The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023, returning to Indian shores after more than 12 years, promises to be a cricketing extravaganza like no other. Blaze and Tonk are all set to captivate fans during the tournament. They will make appearances at match days and fan parks, creating an electrifying atmosphere that resonates with the spirit of cricket.
Additionally, a uniquely stylized roadshow, reminiscent of Canter-style displays, is on the horizon for each host city. This whirlwind tour of excitement spans 45 action-packed days, covering 10 vibrant host cities across India, from 1 October 2023 to 12 November 2023.