The general tickets for the much-awaited India-Pakistan clash on February 15th of the World Cup 2015 were sold out in just 12 minutes.
During an interview with PTI, John Rau, The Deputy Premier Of South Australia, said:
“The general tickets were sold out in 12 minutes for the mouthwatering match at the 50,000 plus capacity stadium but fans still can buy holiday and business packages.
“We have just completed a new stadium at Adelaide, a great venue for cricket and we are very excited to host the India-Pakistan game. It will be a full house with many Indians and Pakistanis living in Australia in attendance along with around 20,000 fans coming from India.”
“We were very clear that to we wanted to get that game, to have the opportunity of having visitors from that part of the world.
“As a government policy we have decided to have greater engagement with India, both cultural and business. We have a 10-year strategy for India and besides culture and trade, we want to promote sports as well.“
A total of four matches will be played on this historic ground in the World Cup 2015.
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