Tickets for India’s match against arch-rival Pakistan at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in the T20 World Cup 2022 on October 23 are sold out, the International Cricket Council (ICC) said on Thursday. Even additional standing tickets were “turned on sale within minutes of going on sale,” according to the ICC. The global cricket organization said more than 500,000 tickets have been sold for the upcoming mega event in Australia, which kicks off next month. India and Pakistan will face each other in their opening match in the Super 12s.
“The ICC Men’s T20 World Cup 2022 will welcome fans of all ages and backgrounds, with more than 500,000 fans having already secured their seats for the event, which kicks off in a month,” the ICC said in the release.
“Fans from 82 different countries have bought tickets to see the world’s best players from 16 international teams, marking the return of packed stadiums at ICC events for the first time since the Women’s T20 World Cup in 2020, culminating in 86,174 fans for the final at the MCG,” it added.
“The India-Pakistan match at the MCG on October 23 is sold out, and additional standing tickets will be available within minutes of the start of sales. An official resale platform will be launched closer to the event, where fans can redeem tickets at nominal prices. value,” ICC said of the clash between subcontinent rivals.
Tickets for South Africa’s match against Bangladesh, India’s and Group A’s runner-up are also sold out, although additional tickets may become available.
There are only a very limited number of tickets left for the opening match of Australia’s Super 12 against New Zealand at the SCG on October 22, the double-header with Pakistan v Group A runner-up and India v South Africa in Perth Stadium on October 30, and Pakistan v South Africa at the SCG on November 3,” the ICC added.
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