India-Bangladesh Series: 7,000 tickets sold for Indore Test

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Contrary to poor turn out during the Test series against visiting South Africans last month, a much better crowed is expected for the Test matches against Bangladesh.

Over 40 per cent of the total season tickets of the India-Bangladesh Test match at Indore have been sold a week ahead of the scheduled start on November 14.

Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association (MPCA) president Abhilash Khandekar has revealed that till Wednesday 7,000 season tickets have been sold and the 9,000 tickets are expected to be sold soon.

“Apart from season tickets, we are also considering selling the daily tickets of the Test match,” Khandekar said.

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Another MPCA official informed that the capacity of the Holkar Stadium in Indore is around 27,000 spectators. “16,000 tickets of the Test match are available for sale. Remaining seats have been reserved for sponsors, BCCI representatives, MPCA members, former players, distinguished personalities, government officials, etc.,” the official said.

The official informed that online sale of the season tickets has started at 6 am on November 3 and will continue till 6 pm on November 10, subject to availability of tickets.

The season tickets are priced between ₹ 315 and ₹ 1,845.

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The teams will arrive in Nagpur on November 11 and the first Test will be played between November 14 and 18.

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