The second T20 match between India and South Africa will be played in Guwahati on Sunday. The stadium is expected to be houseful
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India and South Africa The second T20 match will be played in Guwahati on Sunday. The Indian team leading 1-0 in the series is eyeing to win the series in Guwahati as well. There is noise in entire Guwahati regarding this match. Fans are looking quite impatient. After a long wait, the fans are so excited for this match to be held in Guwahati that all the tickets have been sold out. That is, the entire stadium is going to be full. Not a single seat will remain vacant.
Assam Cricket Association (ACA) secretary Devjit Sekia told PTI that due to the transparent sale of tickets, the enthusiasm among cricket fans has also increased. He said that he is also expecting the stadium to be full.
About 21 thousand tickets for common people
Sekia told that there are about 38 thousand seats in the stadium, out of which 21 thousand 200 tickets were for the common people. These tickets were sold online in two phases. As soon as the online sale of tickets started, they were sold out in no time. He said that 12 thousand tickets were sold at the counter and these tickets were sold through the district association.
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Hardly 100 tickets came back
The secretary of the Assam Cricket Association said that usually 40 to 50 percent of the tickets sent to the district associations were returned unsold, but this time hardly 100 tickets were returned. He told that the rest of the tickets are sent to the state associations, which are given to the guests as passes.
fans eager for the match
Actually this stadium has a capacity of 39 thousand 500 spectators, but the field is not visible from 1500 seats. In January 2020, the last match could not be held due to rain. In such a situation, the fans are eager for this match. The excitement of the match is echoing in Guwahati. in Guwahati Mohammad Siraj But everyone will be watching, who has been included in the team for this series in place of injured Jasprit Bumrah.