Katy Perry to perform at ICC Women’s T20 World Cup final

The final will be played on March 8 which is celebrated as International Women’s Day.

The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 8, 2020, will see Katy Perry performing live.

The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup will be played at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on March 8, 2020, will see Katy Perry performing live.   -  Getty Images

American pop star Katy Perry will perform at Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) in the ICC Women's T20 World Cup 2020 final.

The match will be played on March 8, which is celebrated as International Women’s Day.

The Firework singer will entertain the crowd during the pre—game show as well as the post—match celebration.

“I’m all about celebrating equality and the achievements of women, which naturally happens on a global scale on International Women’s Day. It’s no coincidence that I said yes to performing live at the women’s final on this day”, said Perry.

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Perry said that she will be performing on her most empowering tracks for women cricketers and fans.

“I hope to bring a unifying, electric performance playing some of my most empowering songs for the best female cricketers on the planet and some of my greatest fans, as we all unite to support gender equality and empower people to achieve everything that they desire.”, said the 35-year-old songwriter.

In the opening match of the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup on February 21, defending champion Australia will take on India at the Sydney Showground Stadium.