AUS vs IND: Tickets sold out for 3 T20Is and 2 ODIs on first day of booking

WION Web Team
New Delhi, India Updated: Nov 20, 2020, 01:38 PM(IST)

AUS vs IND: Tickets sold out for 3 T20Is and 2 ODIs on first day of booking Photograph:( AFP )

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Cricket Australia on Friday announced that the tickets for three T20Is and two ODIs between India and Australia have been sold out after it went on sale on Friday morning. 

Cricket Australia on Friday announced that the tickets for three T20Is and two ODIs between India and Australia have been sold out after it went on sale on Friday morning. 

Both Sydney Cricket Ground and Manuka Oval are set to welcome fans at a 50 per cent capacity for series. Only 1,900 public seats are left for the first ODI on November 27 at the iconic Sydney Cricket Ground.

"The second and third ODIs at the SCG and Manuka Oval respectively have been exhausted while the Manuka Oval T20I and two SCG T20Is are sold out," CA said in a release.

"Limited tickets to the first ODI on November 27 at the SCG remain, with approximately 1,900 public seats left. Both the SCG and Manuka Oval will be at 50 per cent capacity for series, with fans voting with their feet after ticket prices were frozen from the last time India came to Australia in 2018/19," it added.

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Anthony Everard, Cricket Australia`s Executive General Manager of Fan Engagement, said that it showed the excitement for cricket as Australia home calendar commences.

"The rivalry between the Australian and Indian men`s cricket teams is one of the greatest in international sport and this series is shaping up as an epic," Everard said.

"It`s been fantastic to see so much interest in the ODI and T20I Series, with the high demand starting from yesterday with our pre-sale period offered to the Australian Cricket Family. It didn`t take long today for things to move quickly, with now just a couple of thousand tickets remaining for the first ODI on November 27 at the SCG," he added.

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Cricket ACT CEO James Allsopp said that ahead of two T20Is in Canberra, real excitement is building.

"It is fantastic to have such high-quality international cricket coming to the ACT this summer and I am not surprised that fans have acted so quickly to ensure they have a seat," he said.

"Both games at Manuka are going to be fierce contests, and we look forward to welcoming the Australian and Indian teams to Canberra. With such high demand, it`s inevitable that some fans may have missed out, but there is plenty of other cricket to come with BBL matches in Canberra," Allsopp added.

India’s tour of Australia kickstarts with three ODIs on November 27, 29 and December 2. The first T20I is due to be hosted by Canberra on December 4 with the remaining two on December 6 and 8 at the SCG.

Following the limited-overs series, India and Australia will play four Test as a part of the World Test Championship with the final scheduled in June 2021.
 

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