In a good news for cricket fans of India, especially Chennai, sale of tickets for the 2nd Test match between India and England at MA Chidambaram Stadium (Chepauk) will start from Monday, February 8.
Also, the disputed I, J and K stands will be opened for the fans for the first time since 2012, when India and Pakistan played an ODI at the venue. The iconic stadium has missed out on opportunities to host T20 World Cup 2016 matches, IPL 2019 final because of the legal issues with the aforementioned stands.
“Tickets for general public will be sold only through online www.paytm.com & www.insider.in , Paytm App and Paytm Insider App from 08.02.2021 (Monday) 10.00 a.m. onwards. There are NO Counter/Box Office sales.
“The daily ticket prices are ‘C, D, E’ Lower Rs. 100/- , ‘D, E’ Upper Rs. 150/-, ‘F, H, I, J, K’ Lower Rs. 150/- ‘I,J,K’ Upper Rs. 200/-
“The redemption of online tickets will be from 10.00 a.m. on 11.02.2021 at Booth No.3 located on Victoria Hostel Road. Wearing face mask and maintaining social distancing are mandatory during visit for redemption of tickets,” Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) said in their official release.
The 2nd Test match between India and England is set to start from February 13.
Earlier, in view of the Government announcement that 50 per cent occupancy would be allowed in stadia, TNCA had decided to allow 50% spectators for the 2nd Test.
The first Test at the same venue is being played behind closed doors.
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