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Fans call IPL 2022 ticket prices ‘unacceptable’ as BCCI opens booking for opening games

In the few initial games, a 25% crowd will be allowed to watch the game live from the ground.

Ritesh Pathak Author

Updated - 24 March 2022 12:10 pm

The Indian Premier League is just around the corner and the hype about the same is unmatched. There is an added excitement for this year’s tournament as the Indian T20 League is returning to India after a one-and-a-half-year hiatus and that too with fans at match venues. With the third wave of COVID-19 pandemic on the decline, the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) has decided to allow some fans at stadiums.

In the few initial games, a 25% crowd will be allowed to watch the game live from the ground. Tickets for the same have also started to go on sale. While the slots are getting full at an unmatched pace, some fans are heard complaining about the prices for this year’s match tickets. A few users pointed out the hike in prices done by the organizers and called it “unacceptable”.

“Wtf are the prices of IPL matches man? 3k starting at Wankhede and Brabourne? IPL is back with fans after 2 years and they have kept prices so high. Unacceptable man,” wrote a user on Twitter.

A few other users also joined to criticize the organizers for unreasonably hiking the prices. Check out some other reactions on Twitter.

Fans can buy tickets on BookMyShow

The TATA Indian Premier League (IPL) 2022 resumes with the Chennai Super Kings taking on the Kolkata Knight Riders at the Wankhede Stadium on March 26th. This match will be a momentous occasion as the 15th edition of the IPL will welcome the fans back to the stadiums after a brief hiatus owing to the pandemic.

Ardent cricket fans are all set to witness nail-biting matches, cheering for their favorite players at the most anticipated cricket tournament of all time. Fans can buy tickets starting March 23rd from 12 PM onwards for the league phase of the tournament on the official website www.iplt20.com. Tickets can also be purchased on www.BookMyShow.com.

The matches will be played across stadiums in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai & Pune with an audience occupancy rate of 25% as per COVID-19 protocols. In all, 20 matches each will be held at Wankhede Stadium & DY Patil Stadium, 15 matches each at Brabourne and MCA International stadium, Pune.

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