VISAKHAPATNAM: The wait is over. Cricket fans of Visakhapatnam gear up, as the Andhra Cricket Association (ACA) has announced the sale of tickets for the Paytm T20 cricket match from Feb 11. The matches are scheduled to be held in Visakhapatnam on Feb 14.
Addressing a press conference, Chairman of the organising committee of the T-20 match and Visakhapatnam Port Trust Chairman MT Krishna Babu said that around 50-55 per cent tickets of Vizag’s stadium, seating capacity of 27,000, would be available at several e-Seva centres for general public. However the list of e-seva centres is yet to be finalised.
The denominations of the tickets are `300, `600, `1,000, `1,500, `2,000 and `3,000.
The online tickets, in the denominations of `3,000, `2,000, `1,500 are being sold through www.Kyazoonga.com. Meanwhile, the tickets in the denominations of `3,000, `2,000 will be sold at Axis Bank, Madhuravada branch and at ACA-VDCA Stadium, PM Palem.
The district administration is taking some new initiatives for selling the tickets with much transparency.
The ACA officials inaugurated the modernised Media Centre with sitting capacity of 150 sports correspondents with all facilities at the stadium on Monday.
City Police Commissioner Amit Garg said that the police are also making elaborate arrangements for security in the city and on the stadium premises.
The organisers are expecting a huge demand for the tickets, as the ICC World T20 series is just weeks away. Moreover Team India is in superb form, clean sweeping the T20 series at Australia.
It is learnt that the teams of India and Sri Lanka will reach Visakhapatnam in the afternoon of Feb 13.