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Greater than 600,000 tickets have been bought for the Twenty20 World Cup in Australia, officers mentioned Friday, hailing large demand for a bunch of sell-out blockbuster video games. The worldwide showpiece begins on Sunday on the preliminary stage, earlier than the large weapons take part from October 22. Seven Australian cities are internet hosting. Australia’s opening match as defending champions in opposition to New Zealand, a repeat of final 12 months’s closing, might be performed earlier than a capability crowd on the Sydney Cricket Floor.
The India-Pakistan fixture the next evening can be a sell-out with greater than 90,000 followers set to jam the Melbourne Cricket Floor after extra standing-room tickets had been snapped up inside 10 minutes.
Solely a small variety of tickets stay for the occasion’s opening match-day, which pits Sri Lanka in opposition to Namibia earlier than UAE face the Netherlands on the 36,000-capacity Kardinia Park Stadium in Geelong.
“We’re delighted that we’re set to see big crowds for both the opening match of the event in Geelong this Sunday and the first weekend of the Super 12 stage in a week’s time,” mentioned ICC T20 World Cup chief Michelle Enright.
“It’s going to be fantastic to see full stadiums for cricket in October.”
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