Mohali: It's more than three days now since tickets were sold out in Chandigarh and Mohali, but fans are still waiting in a hopeless quest for tickets at the Mohali stadium.
"I have come from Andhra to watch this match, but there is no ticket here. I have been waiting here since morning, but there is nothing available yet," said a cricket fan from Andhra Pradesh.
All in all, 16,000 tickets were released to the public - which were all sold out within hours. They were all snapped up so quickly that fans believe tickets were grabbed by black marketers.
Tickets in black have gone up to as high as Rs 1 lakh for a Rs 15,000 ticket while a Rs 10,000 ticket is now being sold at Rs 50,000. Tickets worth Rs 250 are fetching between Rs 15000 to Rs 20,000 each. Even lawmakers - used to getting VIP treatment, have sidelined. ...more
10:41 PM, Mar 27, 2011
New Delhi: Ticket prices for India's high-octane World Cup semifinal clash with Pakistan at Mohali on Wednesday are going through the roof, with the black marketeers making the most of a mad rush, sources told CNN-IBN. Such has been the frenzy surrounding the match that tickets priced at Rs. 10,000 are being sold for as high as Rs. 50,000 in the grey market, while those priced at Rs. 15,000 are...
05:13 PM, Mar 26, 2011