VIDEO: Temple Boys Cpt Thrill Crowd at 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup Match

VIDEO: Temple Boys Cpt Thrill Crowd at 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup Match

  • The ongoing 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup has proven to be a spectacular success
  • The crowds have enthusiastically turned out in Cape Town, Paarl and Gqeberha
  • Those who were present at Boland Park Stadium were thrilled when Tik Tok sensations Temple Boys Cpt performed before a match

The off-field entertainment during the current 2023 ICC Women's T20 World Cup has proven to be just as good as the on-field action.

Various musical acts have displayed their talents to spectators and viewers at home in between the cricket itself.

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Tik Tok sensations Temple Boys Cpt rocked Boland Park Cricket Stadium during the 2023 Women's T20 World Cup. Image source: News24 and YouTube screenshot.
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The most popular one proved to be gqomkaans group, Temple Boys Cpt, who rocked the crowd at Boland Park Cricket Stadium in Paarl. The hip-hop group, renowned for rapping in Afrikaans, performed ahead of the encounter between the West Indies and Pakistan (which the former won).

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The spectators, a majority of them youngsters, were delirious in their response to Temple Pilots Cpt, helping to raise their profile across the country.

Crowd sings 'ZuPePe' at SA20

The SA20 tournament is proving to be successful on and off the pitch.

The crowds have filled out stadiums across the country for the first time in nearly three years since the start of the Covid-19 lockdown in March 2020. St. George's Park in Gqeberha is easily the country's liveliest ground in South Africa, and it did not disappoint during a recent match between Sunrisers Eastern Cape Town and Paarl Royals.

The spectators, joined by the world-famous band, belted out a popular nameless tune towards the end of the match that Royals eventually won by five wickets. This rendition thrilled commentators Darren Sammy, Mpumelelo Mbangwa and Ashwell Prince in the commentary booth.

"You bowl like your mother!"

Radio and television star, Anele Mdoda told a spectacularly funny story involving her son Alakhe during a pick-up cricket game.

Mdoda was on-air with colleagues on 'Anele And The Club On 947', regaling them on weekend activities down in Cape Town that involved the promotion of the ICC Women's T20 World Cup.

Loadshedding hits national anthem

Loadshedding has become the bane of all South Africans. Unfortunately, the world was given a taste of what it is like to sit between four and 14 hours (if not more) without electricity because of planned power cuts.

During the singing of the national anthems ahead of South Africa's crucial ICC U19 Women's T20 World Cup Super-Sixes encounter against Bangladesh, Eskom struck.