GCA gearing up for India-Australia ODI

Last Updated: Sep 25, 2010, 21:49 PM IST

Panaji: Goa Cricket Association has sold the instadia advertising rights for the ODI between India and Australia on October 24 here to Prerna International, Delhi for Rs 1.26 crore, he GCA secretary Prasad Fatarpekar said today.

The overall revenue the association would generate is put at around Rs 2.25 crore with the sale of tickets earning around Rs 95 lakh.

Giving a break-up of tickets for the match, GCA said only 9,180 will be sold in denominations of Rs 2500, Rs 1500 and Rs 500, while 14,320 will be given as complimentary passes. 1,915 are for officials and 200 for the media thus making a total of 25,815.

"The tickets for Rs 2500 and Rs 1500 denominations would be sold on-line through Federal Bank from October 1 to 15. The remaining tickets would be sold over the counter at the bank`s branches at Panjim, Mapusa, Margao and Ponda.”

Tickets of Rs 500 denominations will be on sale from October 15 at these counters.

Keeping in mind the interest of the handicapped cricket lovers, the association has allotted 180 tickets of Rs 500 denominations.

GCA treasurer Vinod Phadke who provided the ticketing details informed that various steps have been taken to avoid duplication of tickets and a scanner will be used that will grant access to the stadium.

PTI