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30 May 2024

Ind v Eng: Sell-out crowd expected for Kochi ODI

By Staff

A sell out crowd is expected for Tuesday's second one-day international between India and England at Kochi's stadium in Kerala which has a capacity of 52,000.

Tickets worth Rs1.2 crore have already been sold ahead of the match, NDTV reported.

"Tickets worth Rs 1.2 crore have been sold till today for the second ODI between India and England on January 15, which is a very encouraging response," KCA secretary T C Mathew said.

He said online ticket booking facility has been stopped as also in various districts and tickets worth Rs 25 lakh are still with them. These tickets would be sold in the 52,000 capacity stadium itself, he said.

Mathew said the gates would be opened for public from 9 am on match day.

England took a 1-0 lead in the five-match series after pulling off a thrilling 9-run victory in a high-scoring game at Rajkot.

It was the first ODI win by the tourists in India since 2006.