Just like before, tickets for the much anticipated India vs Pakistan group contest to be played at the MCG have been sold within moments.
Arguably, the cricketing world’s biggest match will be played at the MCG on 23rd October 2022. The iconic MCG(Melbourne Cricket Ground) has a seating capacity of 100,000. The venue was the largest in the world before the construction of India’s Narendra Modi cricket stadium in Ahmedabad having the capacity to host 130,000 spectators.
According to the official ICC website, “Public ticket allocation for this match has been exhausted. Tickets may still be available through the Official Hospitality and ICC Travel and Tours Programmes. Alternatively, you can join the Waitlist for this match and receive email updates with details of any ticket releases for a specific match.”
ICC t20 World Cup 2022
With tickets now on sale, the stage is for the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 to be held in Australia. The ICC T20 World Cup event for 2022 will be held between October 18 and November 13.
7 venue locations across Australia will host the Forty-five matches-mega event sponsored by the ICC(International Cricket Council). The venues include Adelaide, Brisbane, Geelong, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth, and Sydney. 16 cricketing nations will compete in the 2022 T20 Cricket World Cup.
Twelve of the sixteen nations have already been confirmed, with the remaining four participants having to go through the Global Qualifying round to guarantee their position. The teams with confirmed participation include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, England, India, Namibia, New Zealand, Pakistan, Scotland, South Africa, Sri Lanka, and the mighty West Indies.
India vs Pakistan sporting rivalry
The cricket rivalry between India and Pakistan is one of the most heated sports rivalries in the world. Fans around the world anxiously wait for the 2 teams to compete. The two cricketing giants have played a total of 200 games across all formats, out of which Pakistan has won 87 matches whereas India has won 70 of them.
However, India has dominated Pakistan in the ICC’s World Cup events winning 12 of 13 games played between the two countries. Pakistan has won just 1 game which came last year during the ICC T20 World Cup 2021.
How to get tickets for other matches of the ICC t20 World Cup 2022?
Fans interested in purchasing tickets for the tournament should visit the official website of the International Cricket Council(ICC). To purchase T20 World Cup 2022 tickets online, please follow these steps.
- Navigate to the official website
- Select the venue and click ‘Buy Tickets.’
- Wait in line and fill out the match information.
- Choose your seats and proceed to the checkout.
Where to watch the tournament online?
Star Sports as the official broadcast partner of the ICC will broadcast the tournament live in India and its neighboring countries, i.e, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Maldives, Bhutan, and Afghanistan. The company has signed an 8-year long contract with the ICC – the biggest ever.
Pakistani fans can enjoy the now-HD broadcast by PTV Sports & A Sports. Daraz mobile app will also stream the matches.
In Sri Lanka, the matches will be telecasted live on Siyatha TV in addition to Star Sports.
Apart from Star Sports, Bangladeshi fans can watch it live on T Sports, BTV National, and Gazi TV.
The 2022 T20 World Cup will be aired exclusively by Foxtel and Kayo, with no free-to-air coverage in Australia. Kayo Sports, a new digital platform in the host country Australia for watching cricket matches online, will live stream the ICC T20 World Cup 2022 event.
Algeria, Bahrain, Chad, Djibouti, Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Libya, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Somalia, South Sudan, Syria, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen, and Sudan are among the countries with TV rights for live coverage of the tournament. Viewers in the UAE may watch matches on the CricLife Max channel via Etisalat’s eLife TV, Switch TV, and the Starzplay app, while those living in the rest of the Middle East And North Africa region can only watch it through Starzplay.
Cricket fans in the United States and Canada may tune in to Willow TV and Sky Sports Cricket to watch live coverage of the ICC T20 Cricket World Cup 2022, while cricket fans in the United Kingdom can watch it on NOW TV and Sky Go. In New Zealand, Sky Sports will broadcast the tournament.