American singer Katy Perry will be performing at the final of the Women’s Twenty20 World Cup in Melbourne next March before an anticipated crowd on International Women’s Day.
The pop star announced in an Instagram post with an Australia sporting chant.
“Let’s break some records – join me in Melbourne on March 8, 2020 for the ICC @T20WorldCup Women’s Final. We’ll Roar in support of these awesome women on International Women’s Day!”
The ICC (International Cricket Council) said Perry will perform before and after the final in “what is expected to be the biggest women’s cricket match of all time.”
The countdown has already started. T20 World Cup official page tweeted,
🚨100 days to go! 🚨
— T20 World Cup (@T20WorldCup) November 12, 2019
Her post said that it was the chance to set a new world attendance record at a women’s sporting event.
The current record crowd of 90,185 was set at the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup final in Pasadena, California.
The tournament is will be held from February 21 to March 8, 2020 in Australia with the final being held at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).