Enthusiasm and preparations for the third one day international cricket match between India and Australia scheduled to be played at Holkar stadium here on September 24 this month are at its peak.
Enthusiasm and preparations for the third one day international (ODI) cricket match between India and Australia scheduled to be played at Holkar stadium here on September 24 this month are at its peak.
The tickets sales are to start on Friday. The window for online booking of tickets has been scheduled on September 15 and 16, while September 19 and 20 has been fixed dates for cash purchase of tickets from the box office.
However, unlike previous ODIs, the cricket aficionados of the state and city will have to extra prices for the tickets as this time, the ticket prices will include 28% of Goods and Services Tax (GST), said MPCA secretary Milind Kanmadikar adding that after inclusion of the GST the tickets prices for the third ODIs between India and Australia will range between Rs 250 to Rs 5,120.
The MPCA has also announced dates for the sale of 20,000 odd tickets online and through cash counters. According to MPCA secretary, the ticket booking window for online sale of tickets will open at 11 am on September 15. The MPCA has also made provision for selling gallery tickets, student concession tickets and tickets for specially differently able spectators on September 19 and 20 from 10 am onward through three separate ticket sale counters to be set up at Swami Vivekanand School, Narendra Hirwani gate and Satish Malhotra gate.
Holkar stadium has a capacity to accommodate 28,500 spectators, of which 20,000 seats will be sold through online and cash purchase of tickets.
The five match ODI between India and Australia are scheduled to begin from September 17 with the first game of the ODI series between the two countries to be played in Chennai.
Will Indore prove to be a good hunting ground for India in the coming ODI game scheduled to be played between India and Australia here at Holkar stadium on September 24 this month? Given the past victories of India against Australia here, the prospect for India appears to be bright. Indore has so far hosted two ODIs between India and Australia. The first ODI between the two countries was played here in 1984 which India had won by six wickets, while the last ODI between India and Australia was played here in 2001 and this match too was won by India with a big margin of 118 runs.