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How to buy tickets for India vs Australia Cricket test series in October-November 2008?
Well, Indian cricket board don't expect too many fans from out of town (outstation or Internationals) to come and watch the test matches.. thus - they don't have a streamline online process for buying tickets for cricket matches played in India.
Thank God, there's Itsonlycricket.com which (with its experience of almost 3 years) in following, presents some research on this topic & hope to help out those cricket fans who eagerly want to watch this thrilling India-Australia test match in India through their own eyes..
First test = Bangalore = 9-13 October
Stadium name = M Chinnaswamy Stadium
Seating Capacity = over 50,000
Stadium Address = Karnataka state cricket association, M Chinnasawmy stadium, off MG Road, Bangalore 560001. Phone : +91-80-40154015 & +91-80-22864487
Fans can also buy tickets for India vs Australia test match at Bangalore starting 9th November 2008 online at www.ticketpro.in. Also call the toll free number 1800 4251115 (from BSNL or MTNL and Airtel Phones only) for all kinds of information you might need like seating arrangements and fooding facilities.
Tickets are priced from Rs 250 for A class seats to Rs 1000 for T Class seats.
Test match Tickets will also be available at Ticketpro authorized outlets around the city of Bangalore : Address 1 = TicketPro India Private Limited, Unit No. 101, 1st floor, Infantry Court, Infantary road, Bangalore, India 560001. Telephone number is +91-80-22862612. You can also send your queries on how and when to buy the tickets through email email@example.com
Second test = Mohali = 17-21 October
PCA has announced 5000 free tickets (plus food) for children from rural areas of the state. Students between standard 6th to 10th class from all districts of Punjab would daily watch the test match. Daily new batches of students will be taken to the ground through government transport.
Tickets for students (with id cards) have also been reduced from Rs 200 to Rs 100. Tickets of rate Rs 1000, Rs 2000, Rs 5000, Rs 10,000 and Rs 20,000 for VIP Block, North Block, Pavilion Terrace, AC Launge and Corporate Boxes respectively are also available online at the website www.kyazoonga.com or call ticketing call center : 011-2323-7527. Please note that if you are buying tickcts online - you'll have to pick your ticket yourself at the stadium or PUDA Bhavan near Fortis Hispital in Phase 8 of Mohali town. Ticket Buyers can also send someone else to pick up their tickets but for that - an assigned letter and person's id card is necessary.
Seating Capacity = over 70,000.
Stadium Name : PCA cricket stadium, Mohali
Stadium Address : PCA stadium, Sector 63, SAS Nagar, Mohali, Punjab 160059. Contact Phone number is +91-172-232300, +91-172-232301 & +91-172-232302.
Third test = Delhi = 29 Oct - 2 Nov
Stadium Name = Ferozshah Kotla ground
Seating Capacity = over 50,000 people (renovated)
Stadium Address = FerozshahKotla stadium, New Delhi, 110002. Phone : +91-11-3319323
More information on how to buy tickets for the third test match between India and Australia at Delhi is awaited.
Fourth test = Nagpur = 6-10 November
Stadium Name = Vidarbha Cricket Association ground
Seating Capacity = over 40,000
Stadium Address = VCA stadium, Civil Lines, Nagpur, Maharashtra, 440001. Phone Number is +91-712-2527467
More information on how to buy tickets for the fourth test match between India and Australia at Vidharbha cricket ground in Nagpur is awaited.
Important Note : Cricket Australia (official website = www.cricket.com.au) arranges Australian Sports Tours every time their cricket team goes out to play Internationally. So, Aussie cricket fans looking to come to India for this India-Australia test match series - can contact their own board and get their tour of India arranged!