Football Icon David Beckham Set to Join Sachin Tendulkar for IND vs NZ World Cup Semi-Final Spectacle

Former English footballer David Beckham is anticipated to be in attendance at the India vs New Zealand ICC World Cup 2023 semi-final, scheduled for Wednesday, November 15, at Mumbai’s Wankhede Stadium. The excitement is further heightened by reports suggesting that Beckham may share the stands with cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar, adding a touch of star power to the highly-awaited match.

As part of his three-day visit to India in his role as a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador, Beckham’s potential presence at the semi-final has sparked discussions about a pre-match segment, amplifying the anticipation surrounding the game.


The clash between India and New Zealand in the ongoing World Cup holds particular significance. In their previous encounter, India emerged victorious with a convincing four-wicket win over New Zealand, who played without their captain Kane Williamson due to injury. With Williamson’s potential return posing a challenge for the Men In Blue, Rohit Sharma’s squad enters the semi-final with an unbeaten record in the league stage.

Confidence is running high in the Indian camp, fueled by standout performances from Shreyas Iyer and KL Rahul, both scoring centuries in the final league game against the Netherlands. As they gear up for the semi-final showdown, Team India aims to maintain their unstoppable momentum. The formidable batting lineup, complemented by a well-oiled bowling unit led by Jasprit Bumrah, Mohammed Shami, and Mohammed Siraj, looks to match the same intensity that has characterized their journey in the tournament so far.