ICC Champions Trophy: Tickets for Indo-Pak match sold out within 30 mins

Dubai: The allocated tickets for the ICC Champions Trophy match between arch-rivals India and Pakistan, scheduled on June 15 at the Edgbaston in Birmingham, have been sold out within half an hour of its release for online sales.

"We`ve been staggered by the interest shown by today`s ticket sales," said Tournament Director Steve Elworthy, adding: "The allocation of tickets for India v Pakistan sold out in under 30 minutes, with tickets released for other matches, including the final, also selling-out. The tickets that were released today sold very quickly."

Adult tickets for the ICC Champions Trophy are priced in three categories - Gold, Silver and Family Stand-and range from £ 20 (for a group game in the Family Stands) up to £ 60 (Gold ticket for the Final).

Tickets for under 16s are priced at £ 5 for the entire tournament (including the Final), but the youngsters are suppose to attend with an adult.

A new pricing structure also sees the introduction of tickets for under 21s, priced between £ 10 - £ 25.

ICC Champions Trophy will be held in Cardiff, Edgbaston and The Oval.