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'Stand By': Anthem song for the ICC World Cup 2019 released

ICC World Cup trophy and members of the band Rudimental. Photograph:( AFP )

PTI London, UK May 17, 2019, 07.31 PM (IST)

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Friday released the official song of the Men's World Cup - 'Stand By', which is sung by LORYN and Rudimental across all streaming platforms. 

The upcoming World Cup, which will be hosted by England and Wales from May 30 to July 14, is the 12th cricket World Cup. 

'Stand By' is a collaboration between new artist LORYN and one of the UK's most successful and influential acts Rudimental. It will be played in ground and city events across the tournament when the showpiece event begins on May 30. 

A total of 10 countries will participate, having one dream in common, clinching one of the most coveted trophies of the sporting world. 

The ICC Men's World Cup is one of the world's biggest global sporting events, attracting around one million sporting fans soaking up the action in the UK and a further billion fans watching worldwide across the 48-match event. 

'Stand By' will provide a common voice for fans when they show their passion for their respective teams during the month and a half long tournament which culminates on July 14. 

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'Stand By' -- a collaboration between new artist LORYN and one of the UK's most successful and influential acts, Rudimental will be played in ground and city events across the tournament when the showpiece event begins on May 30