The booking of the tickets for the upcoming ICC World Twenty20 will begin from today.
A release from Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) said, “Phase 1 of the ICC WT20 ticket sale will go live tomorrow, 24th February 2016. BCCI has appointed BookMyShow as the ticketing agency for the ICC World Twenty20 India 2016. This would encompass all matches being played, including the women’s fixtures. Phase 1 of the ticket sale will see tickets go on sale for the matches (excluding India matches and the Semi Finals & Final of the men’s and women’s events) to be played at the following venues –Bangalore, Chennai, Dharamsala, Kolkata and Mohali. The online sale of tickets as indicated above will commence at 12:00 noon on 24th February 2016.”
Adding that, the sales portal will be accessible via the ICC website www.icc-cricket.com, the release further stated that, in phase 2, which will be announced shortly, the tickets booking will be opened for the matches in Mumbai, Delhi and Nagpur.
However, the tickets of the four matches of Indian cricket team, along with the two semi-finals and the final, will be sold through an online lottery system.
“Considering the demand and in order to ensure a fair opportunity and equal distribution of tickets amongst all the eager fans, limited inventory of tickets for Seven of the highly sought after matches (4 India matches, 2 semi-finals and the final) will be sold online through a unique lottery system,” the release said.
By Phani Ch