India vs Pakistan match tickets’ resale price skyrockets
New Delhi: The battle on the cricket’s most bitter rivals- India and Pakistan are to be held on Sunday and the prices of the match tickets being resold have touched sky high.
Even though the ties between the two Asian neighbours have gone sour over the years, there is always a great level of excitement and anticipation whenever the two teams meet in multi-nation tournaments.
India and Pakistan will meet each other in Manchester and such is the craze amongst the fans that they are ready to spend even two to three times the actual price.
The tickets for the clash which will take place at the Old Trafford Stadium — which has a capacity of 20000 — were sold out within hours of the ticket window opening.
And now, those who have bought the tickets are earning more by re-selling them. A website, Viagogo, is now buying tickets from the fans and is reselling them for prices ranging from approximately Rs 20,000 to Rs 60,000.
According to the website, 480 people have asked them to resell their tickets which the website is now providing to those who want it.
The highest ticket price is available in the Platinum category for Rs 62, 610 while the lowest is that in the Bronze category for Rs 20,171.
According to the report, the gold level ticket was sold on Friday for about Rs 4.20 lakh.
While rain has washed out five matches in the current tournament; washing out of the mother of matches- India vs Pakistan match will cause a huge disappointment for not only fans but also the broadcasters.
It is important to note here that both the teams have met each other six times in previous World Cup matches and India has won them all.