Asia Cup 2022: India vs Pakistan match tickets sold out in minutes after being made live, 7.5 lakh fans log in to book tickets

The excitement over India vs Pakistan has already skyrocketed as the tickets for the match on August 28 were sold out minutes after they went live on the official website.

Aakash SrivastavaAuthor

Updated - 16 August 2022 11:39 AM

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There is little doubt over the fact that a cricket match between India and Pakistan is the most anticipated contest in sports. As the arch-rivals don't engage in a bilateral contest, millions of fans get to witness a high-octane contest between arch-rivals during the ICC tournament or Asia Cup.

While the upcoming Asia Cup 2022 will possibly bring both the teams three times up against each other, fans are already getting pepped up anticipating the quality contest both the teams will produce on August 28th. While Sri Lanka vs Afghanistan will kick start the proceedings of the Asia Cup 2022 on August 27 (Saturday), the second match of the tournament is already attracting the most of the limelight considering rich history of rivalry between India and Pakistan.

The excitement over India vs Pakistan has already skyrocketed as the tickets for the match on August 28 were sold out minutes after they went live on the official website, and approximately 7.5 Lakh people logged in to book tickets. Reports have suggested that Platinumlist, UAE’s one of the most popular websites to book tickets, crashed for a few minutes after experiencing such heavy traffic rushing to book tickets for the match.

Reportedly cricket fans were upset about the delay in releasing tickets for India vs Pakistan on August 15 as the mega clash is generating huge interest amongst fans of both sides of the border. The ticket sales began at 7:30 PM and the tickets got sold out in just minutes, leading to the crashing of the website.

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The official website stopped the proceedings minutes after tickets went live as all the tickets were booked in a couple of minutes. The official ticketing partner website had put up a queue to control the traffic with wait time ranging from 6 minutes to over an hour in some instances. India vs Pakistan clash always generates such demand for tickets as the tickets for clash between these arch-rivals in the upcoming T20 World Cup at the MCG on October 23 have also been sold out.

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