KARACHI: The Cricket Association of Bengal has announced the ticket prices for the ICC World Cup matches to be played at Eden Gardens, with the minimum cost of ticket set at INR 800. Pakistan has two play two group matches at the said stadium with England and Bangladesh, respectively.
Pakistan is scheduled to play Bangladesh on October 31 and England on November 12. It is pertinent to mention that, the ICC has not yet released the ticket prices for the World Cup. The ticket prices were announced by Cricket Association of Bengal President Senhyash Ganguly.
According to a statement issued by the Cricket Association of Bengal, the maximum price for a Pakistan match at Eden Gardens has been set at INR 2,200, while the lowest price of the tickets for the semi-final match at Eden Gardens will be INR 900. The most expensive ticket for the semi-final will be INR 3,000 for the B and L blocks.
India will host Pakistan’s cricket team for the first time in seven years for the 50-over World Cup. The tournament will begin on October 5 with holders England taking on New Zealand at the world’s biggest cricket stadium in Ahmedabad, which will also host the final.
The schedule was announced after weeks of delay due to Pakistan’s refusal to travel to India, but a truce was called after Pakistan agreed to host the Asia Cup in September in a hybrid model.
The most-awaited clash between rivals India and Pakistan will be played in Ahmedabad on October 15, after the hosts kick off their campaign against Australia on October 8.