‘Aalsi aur ameero ke liye sahi rahega’ – Fans react as updates on special courier delivery of ODI World Cup 2023 tickets surface

The ODI World Cup 2023 begins on October 5 with England and New Zealand clashing in the opener

ODI World Cup 2023 Tickets info
ODI World Cup 2023 Tickets info (Source: Twitter)

The ODI World Cup 2023 will be played in India between October 5 and November 19. However, the ticket sale information was only made public on August 9, Wednesday. The major issue is that the upcoming ODI World Cup will not have e-tickets and fans will have to retain physical copies of their tickets for entry into stadiums. However, an innovative solution was worked out for the issue.

The Indian Express reports that fans can also get their tickets home-delivered for an additional fee of 140 INR. The only condition in this delivery system is that fans will have to book their match tickets three hours (72 hours) in advance for the courier service to send the tickets in time. This would save fans the time and effort of standing in long queues.

Nine matches of the ODI World Cup 2023 were rescheduled

Notably, the ticketing information was announced after nine games of the World Cup 2023 had to be rescheduled for coinciding with Indian festivals like Kali Puja, Diwali, and Navratri. As such, here is the list of the rescheduled games:

  • October 10: England vs Bangladesh – Dharamsala – 10:30 AM
  • October 10: Pakistan vs Sri Lanka – Hyderabad – 2:00 PM
  • October 12: Australia vs South Africa – Lucknow – 2:00 PM
  • October 13: New Zealand vs Bangladesh – Chennai – 2:00 PM
  • October 14: India vs Pakistan – Ahmedabad – 2:00 PM
  • October 15: England vs Afghanistan – Delhi – 2:00 PM
  • November 11: Australia vs Bangladesh – Pune – 10:30 AM
  • November 11: England vs Pakistan – Kolkata – 2:00 PM
  • November 12: India vs Netherlands – Bengaluru – 2:00 PM

To keep the ticketing system smooth, a phase-wise ticket sale system has been devised. The first phase will see all non-India games and warm-up game matches. The next five phases will see India’s games being sold according to their venues and finally, the last phase will see the semifinals and finals go on sale.

  1. 25 August – Non-India warm-up matches and all non-India event matches
  2. 30 August – India matches at Guwahati and Trivandrum
  3. 31 August – India matches at Chennai, Delhi and Pune
  4. 1 September – India matches at Dharamsala, Lucknow and Mumbai
  5. 2 September – India matches at Bengaluru and Kolkata
  6. 3 September – India matches at Ahmedabad
  7. 15 September – Semi Finals and Final

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