IND v AUS: Tickets for Hyderabad T20 on sale from Sept. 30

The tickets for the Twenty20 match between India and Australia in Hyderabad will go on sale on September 30, with the prices ranging from Rs. 800 to 7,500.

HCA Secretary T. Seshnarayan (centre) giving details about the sale of tickets for the T-20 international between India and Australia to be held at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad on October 13.   -  V. V. SUBRAHMANYAM

The sale of tickets for the T-20 international match between India and Australia, to be played at the Rajiv Gandhi Stadium in Hyderabad on October 13, will commence at 11:00 am on September 30, according to T. Seshnarayan, HCA Secretary.

The total capacity of the stadium is 39,962 and the Apex Council of the HCA has taken a decision that for the first time ever since the venue started hosting international matches, no complimentaries will be issued for the Eastern and the Western Stands which are normally the preferred stands with denomination of Rs. 800 each by the paying public, the HCA official informed on Friday.

The pricing for each ticket is as follows: North Terrace – Rs. 800. South Terrace, East and West Floor – Rs. 1000. East and West Ground Floor – Rs. 1500. South First Floor – Rs. 5000. North Ground Floor – Rs. 7500. South Ground Floor, North Corporate Boxes – Rs. 12,500. South Corporate Boxes – Rs. 20,000 per ticket.

The HCA Secretary also revealed that to ensure that there is no duplication or fraud of any kind, front, the tickets are printed with all the security measures taken care off at the Security Printing Press. There is also the VOID feature which detects any Xerox copies and text printed is visible under ultra violet light.

“All the complimentary ticket holders including the HCA officials are requested to donate Rs 2000 each towards Telangana Cricket Development Fund. This is not mandatory but a request,” the HCA official said.

“We will ensure that the vendors will not charge more than what is the marked price and the HCA volunteers will address any grievances in this regard immediately. The HCA will provide free drinking water facility for all the spectators in the stands,” he said.

“Funds should not be an issue to host this match as we got about Rs 1.35 crores from the BCCI a few days ago which is essentially which the HCA has to get from the former and the priority will be given to clear off the dues to the players, umpires and also to the groundstaff,” Mr. Seshnarayan said.

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