- The BCCI has announced the release of 400,000 tickets for the Men’s ODI World Cup, with general sales starting on September 8.
- There will be additional phases of ticket sales to meet high demand, although specific details about these phases are yet to be revealed.
- The BCCI collaborated with state associations hosting World Cup matches to make more tickets available to the public.
- The BCCI acknowledges fan criticism over the delayed schedule release and changes and is committed to accommodating passionate cricket fans.
- The 2023 World Cup begins on October 5, with England facing New Zealand, and features matches in ten Indian cities, with the semi-finals and final set for November.
In exciting news for cricket fans around the world, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has just announced the release of a whopping 400,000 tickets for the upcoming Men’s ODI World Cup. With just under a month to go before the first match kicks off, fans can’t contain their excitement!
In a recent statement, the BCCI revealed that the general sale of tickets for all World Cup matches will begin at 8 pm IST on September 8. But that’s not all; there’s even more to look forward to in the next phase of ticket sales, although the details remain a well-kept secret for now.
This move comes as a response to the overwhelming demand from cricket enthusiasts, who have been eagerly awaiting their chance to secure a seat at this historic event. The BCCI has been working closely with state associations that will host the World Cup matches to ensure that as many fans as possible can be part of the action.
It’s no secret that the BCCI faced some criticism for the late release of the tournament schedule, just 100 days before the tournament’s start, and subsequent changes. However, they’ve made it clear that fans are at the heart of the World Cup and that their passion and support are vital to its success.
As per the original plan shared by the ICC, tickets were scheduled to go on sale in seven phases, starting on August 25. This multi-phase approach was designed to accommodate the huge interest in the matches.
The 2023 World Cup is set to commence on October 5 with an exciting clash between England and New Zealand, a rematch of the thrilling 2019 final. Matches will be held in ten different cities across India, with the semi-finals scheduled for November 15 and 16, and the grand final taking place in Ahmedabad on November 19.
So, cricket fans, mark your calendars for September 8 and get ready to grab your tickets to witness the magic of the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup 2023!