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Indore’s Holkar Stadium begins ticket sales for India vs Australia third ODI

Indore’s Holkar Stadium, which will host the third ODI between India and Australia on September 24, has begun ticket sales but with certain quotas and a revised fare rate in view of GST (Goods and Services Tax).

india vs australia 2017 Updated: Sep 15, 2017 12:12 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, New Delhi
India vs Australia,Indore,Holkar Stadium
Indore will host an One-Day International after two years while Australia will be playing at the venue for the first time, having previously played an ODI in the city at the Nehru Stadium in 2001.(Getty Images)

Indore’s Holkar Stadium is gearing up for the third ODI between India and Australia starting on September 24, with the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) announcing the sale of online tickets.

While announcing the sale of the tickets, the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association have laid down certain guidelines. Online tickets can be booked via the website www.ticketgenie.in. The sale of the tickets will be on two days, September 15 and 16. The sale will start at 11 AM on Thursday and will end when the day’s quota of tickets is done. Fans can book the tickets directly from http://www.ticketgenie.in/ind-aus-indore or download the ticketgenie app.

Fans who want to purchase tickets from the Holkar Stadium counter will have to go to the venue on September 19 and 20. One person can purchase only two tickets. The MPCA has stressed that the ticketing process will be transparent and there shall be no scope for black-marketing. There will be special arrangements at counters when fans come to book the tickets for the game while the website has given no provision for bookings before 11 AM.

However, the price of the tickets will see a revision. According to a report in the Hindi newspaper Naidunia, the ticket price for the Day-Night match between India and Australia has been increased by 15-20 percent. The tickets become even more expensive thanks to the imposition of 28 percent GST (Goods and Services Tax). The minimum price will be Rs 250 while the maximum will be Rs 5120.

Indore is hosting an ODI after two years. In 2015, India took on South Africa and MS Dhoni’s side won the match by 22 runs. This will be the fifth international game at the Holkar Stadium, which earlier hosted IPL games. In 2016, Holkar Stadium was one of the new Test venues where India took on New Zealand. In that match, Virat Kohli scored his maiden double ton (211) to help India win by 321 runs and sweep the series 3-0.

First Published: Sep 15, 2017 12:10 IST