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Greater than 600,000 tickets have been offered for the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia, officers stated Friday, hailing massive demand for a bunch of sell-out blockbuster video games. The worldwide showpiece begins on Sunday on the preliminary stage, earlier than the large weapons take part from October 22. Seven Australian cities are internet hosting. Australia’s opening match as defending champions in opposition to New Zealand, a repeat of final yr’s closing, might be performed earlier than a capability crowd on the Sydney Cricket Floor.
The India-Pakistan fixture the next night time can also be a sell-out with greater than 90,000 followers set to jam the Melbourne Cricket Floor after further standing-room tickets had been snapped up inside 10 minutes.
Solely a small variety of tickets stay for the occasion’s opening match-day, which pits Sri Lanka in opposition to Namibia earlier than UAE face the Netherlands on the 36,000-capacity Kardinia Park Stadium in Geelong.
“We’re delighted that we’re set to see massive crowds for each the opening match of the occasion in Geelong this Sunday and the primary weekend of the Tremendous 12 stage in every week’s time,” stated ICC T20 World Cup chief Michelle Enright.
“It should be implausible to see full stadiums for cricket in October.”
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