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India vs Pakistan World Cup 2019 match tickets being resold for upto Rs 60,000 on THIS website

New Delhi , News Nation Bureau | Updated : 14 June 2019, 06:45 PM
India has won two of three games in World cup 2019 (Image Credit: Twitter)
India has won two of three games in World cup 2019 (Image Credit: Twitter)
HIGHLIGHTS
    • India has never lost a World Cup game against Pakistan. 
    • India has won two of three games in World cup 2019. 
    • India will play Pakistan on June 16 at Old Trafford in Manchester. 

We are all set to witness the most-anticipated encounter of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 as the arch-rivals India and Pakistan will be locking horns against each other at the Old Trafford in Manchester on Sunday. In every India-Pakistan game, not only the emotions are high amongst the players on the field, but also fans are high on adrenaline. The battle on the cricket field between the two Asian neighbours is touted to be the "greatest rivalry" for which fans wait eagerly.

Although the two cricketing giants don't feature in bilateral ties due to political issues, there is always a great level of excitement and anticipation whenever the two teams meet in multi-nation tournaments.Even in the ongoing World Cup in England and Wales, there's already enough hype for game number 22 -- the mother of all clashes -- to be played between India and Pakistan on June 16 in Manchester.

Such is the craze among the fans that they are willing to pay any amount of money to witness what is expected to be a high-octane encounter between the arch-rivals.The tickets for the clash which will take place at the Old Trafford Stadium -- which has a capacity of 20000 -- were sold out within hours of the ticket window opening.

And now, those who have bought the tickets are earning more by re-selling them. A website, Viagogo, is now buying tickets from the fans and is reselling them for prices ranging from approximately Rs20,000 to Rs60,000. According to the website, 480 people have asked them to resell their tickets which the website is now providing to those who want it.The highest ticket price is available in the Platinum category for Rs62, 610 while the lowest is that in the Bronze category for Rs20,171.

The website has put up a map of the stadium wherein they have listed the services available in the stands for which the prices are mentioned. India and Pakistan will be meeting for the seventh time in a World Cup on Sunday. On all the six previous occasions, the Men in Blue have turned victorious. 

(With Inputs: IANS inputs) 

First Published: Friday, June 14, 2019 05:51 PM
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