Situation is sad but if you're determined to watch India vs Australia cricket match at the stadium this October 2010, have patience, be resilient and read me out. Each state board releases information on how local and international fans can buy tickets for the cricket match at their venue around a fortnight in advance (sometimes less than a week earlier if demand is very high as most tickets are sold internally).
Fans traveling from Australia have a life saving set up of overseas tours from cricket australia who arrange a trip to everywhere their team plays. Aussie supporters can avoid all the hassles and contact their board to set up their month long cricket tour this October.
Fans from other parts of world as well as my dear Indians have to keep track of this article where we'll be updating all the latest information we get. Generally, bank branches and other outlets sell the tickets. meanwhile, here's all the information we've till date = August 2010.
India v Australia, 1st test, Mohali : 1-5 October 2010Central bank of India branches in and around Mohali will sell tickets for Australia's practice match against Board President XI, at a very cheap rate. Almost certainly, 1st test tickets will also be available here as well as at the stadium counters. Since it's a test match, it's never house full.
Address = Punjab cricket association stadium, Mohali, Chandigarh, India. Postal address = Punjab Cricket Association, PCA Cricket Stadium, Sector - 63, SAS Nagar, Mohali - 160059. Phone number = +91-172-2232300/1/2. Email = email@example.com. Official website = www.cricketpunjab.com.
Note : Kyazoonga.com often sells tickets for matches at Mohali, so keep track.
India v Australia, 2nd test, Bangalore : 9-13 October 2010www.bookmyshow.com will sell tickets for this second test (select sports menu). Ticket price = Rs 400 for North stand and D stand in West stands, Rs 250 for C stand. stands P2 & T are priced at Rs 2000 Rs 1000 per ticket with food and tea included. Fans can get their tickets delivered to their Bangalore address from 1st October onwards at extra charge of Rs 40. Tickets can also be collected from stadium counters, between 8am to 7pm.
Address = K.S.C.A. Office, Chinnaswamy Stadium, Bangalore - 560 001. Contact number = +91 80 40154015 & 22864487. Fax = 91-080-22863490. Email = KSCA@cricketkarnataka.com. Official website = www.cricketkarnataka.com.
India v Australia, 1st ODI, Kochi : 17 October 2010Tickets will be sold at Federal Bank outlets, from 7 October onwards. Price of tickets are : Rs 300 for regular gallery seats (Rs 200 for Students, Women & club members). 20,000 such seats are available. Also, Rs 500 for a ticket for Upper Tier (20,000 of them), Rs 2000 for Down Tier (2,000 of them), Rs 3000 per seat in Down tier which is next to players dressing room (1300 available) and Down (air conditioned) for Rs 5000 (600 available).
Stadium address = KCA complex, T C-24/131 (1), Sasthamkovil road, Thycaud, Thiruvananthapuram, Kaloor Ernakulam, Kerala - 695014. Telephone = +91- 9605003233. Email = firstname.lastname@example.org. Official website = www.keralacricketassociation.com.