Offline ticket sale for Barabati T20 begins

Cuttack: Sale of offline tickets for the T20 match between India and South Africa, scheduled on October 5, began at the Odisha Cricket Association (OCA) conference hall inside Barabati stadium premises here on Tuesday.

Talking to the media, OCA joint secretary Sanjib Dutta said a total of 13,742 tickets would be sold to the clubs affiliated to the OCA, the units affiliated to the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and educational institutions, for two days starting from today. If there are any surplus tickets, they would be sold to the general public at three counters at Barabati stadium on October 1 and 3.

“We have made the provision for sale of maximum two tickets to each individual. To ensure that there should not be any disturbance, we have decided to install CCTVs at these three counters of the stadium”, Dutta said.

He further informed that all 7100 online tickets, except 60 tickets earmarked for corporate box, were sold out by 2 PM on Tuesday.

“For the sale of these 60 surplus seats, we will begin the redemption on October 1 for which a counter would be opened at the MB School. Besides, under the courier option, will send these tickets to those who have applied for,” he added.

Referring to the preparation for the T20 match, Dutta said the OCA has already completed the pitch, ground and the outfield of the stadium.