The MA Chidambaram Stadium’s three stands — I, J and Ok — shall be thrown open to spectators for a world match for the primary time since 2012, when it hosts the second India-England Take a look at from February 13. The three stands have been sealed after the 2011 World Cup owing to numerous points, depriving the town the chance to host matches at varied occasions, together with the World T20 in 2016 and the IPL closing in 2019. An exception was made when the stands have been opened for an ODI between India and Pakistan in 2012. Tickets for the second Test, to be performed there from February 13 to 17, will go on sale from February 8, Tamil Nadu Cricket Affiliation (TNCA) Secretary R S Ramasaamy mentioned on Sunday.
Round 15,000 tickets shall be offered and they are going to be obtainable on-line solely, he mentioned. A TNCA press launch mentioned tickets for most people shall be offered solely by means of www.paytm.com & www.insider.in, Paytm App and Paytm Insider App from Monday 10 am.
“There could be no Counter/Field Workplace gross sales,” TNCA launch added.
The each day tickets are priced from Rs 100 onwards. Tickets are additionally obtainable for Rs 150 and Rs 200, the discharge mentioned. Redemption of on-line tickets shall be from 10 AM on February 11 on the stadium, the discharge mentioned, including sporting face masks and sustaining social distancing are obligatory in the course of the go to for the redemption of tickets.
The TNCA workers is concerned in cleansing work of the stands, Ramasaamy mentioned, including they are going to be prepared earlier than the second Take a look at. The continuing opening Take a look at, the primary worldwide sport in India because the COVID-19 outbreak, is being performed right here behind closed doorways.
The media, which was barred entry for the series-opening Take a look at, could be allowed to cowl the second. The three stands have a most capability of 12,000 and every of the three stands, have a capability of 4,000 seats apiece.
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