The anticipation for the India-Pakistan clash at the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup has reached fever pitch, and it’s about to go even higher. The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has announced the release of an additional 14,000 tickets for what promises to be one of the most awaited fixtures of the tournament.
Set to take place in Ahmedabad, the group stage encounter between the arch-rivals is undoubtedly a headline event. With this additional allotment, more fans will now have the golden opportunity to witness the clash live from the stands.
The BCCI, in a statement on Saturday, declared, “The sale of tickets for the match will commence from 12 pm IST onwards on October 8th, 2023. Fans are encouraged to secure their seats by heading to the official ticketing website.”
Entering the tournament on home soil, India stands proud as the top-ranked Men’s ODI team globally, creating a buzz about them being among the favorites to lift the World Cup, a feat last achieved in 2011.
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India’s campaign starts off with a match against Australia in Chennai, followed by a game against Afghanistan in Delhi. The clash with Pakistan will be their third match in the tournament.
Meanwhile, Pakistan, led by Babar Azam, kicked off their World Cup journey with a commendable 81-run triumph over the Netherlands. They will be playing against Sri Lanka in Hyderabad before their iconic showdown against India. With the victory already under their belt, Pakistan will be keen on securing a position in the top four to guarantee a semi-final berth.
As the countdown begins, fans from both nations and around the globe eagerly await this classic cricketing encounter. With more tickets now available, the atmosphere in Ahmedabad promises to be electric.