The ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Opening Party ticket ballot opened today at 10am offering fans a unique opportunity to be part of the launch of this summer’s tournament.

The Cricket World Cup will begin with a bang as London’s iconic Mall plays host to a spectacular Opening Party on the eve of the first match between hosts England and South Africa. 4000 fortunate fans and a global live broadcast audience will be treated to a music and sporting spectacular on May 29th in what will be the most celebrated start to a Cricket World Cup ever.

Tickets will be allocated through a ballot system and applications are now open via and will close at 10am on May 1st with winners being notified on May 7th.

Subject to success, each applicant will be limited to two free tickets to ensure a fair process across the ballot stage and tickets will not be allocated on a first-come first-served basis.

Fans without tickets will not be able to attend the live event on The Mall.

The ‘not-to-be-missed’ live broadcast Opening Party will be a mix of music, dance and some of the biggest names in sport with a winner takes all sporting competition. The glittering event organised in partnership with The Royal Parks within the backdrop of Buckingham Palace, will be live broadcast around the world between 5-6pm British Summer Time with an audience of spectators at the ticket only event.

More information on tickets and the opening party can be found here: T&Cs & FAQs

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