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Five of six Australia v India matches are sold out

Five of six Australia v India matches are sold out
Five of six Australia v India matches are sold out
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Five of the six matches in the highly anticipated Dettol ODI and T20 International Series between the Australian and Indian men’s teams have sold out today after tickets went on sale this morning.

The second and third Dettol ODIs at the SCG and Manuka Oval respectively have been exhausted, while the Manuka Oval T20 INTL and two SCG T20s are sold out.

Limited tickets to the first Dettol ODI on November 27 at the SCG remain, with approximately 1,900 public seats left.

Both the SCG and Manuka Oval will be at 50% capacity for series, with fans voting with their feet after ticket prices were frozen from the last time India came to Australia in 2018/19.

Anthony Everard, Cricket Australia’s Executive General Manager of Fan Engagement, said that it showed fans can’t wait for the men’s international season to begin.

“The rivalry between the Australian and Indian men’s cricket teams is one of the greatest in international sport and this series is shaping up as an epic,” Everard said.

“It’s been fantastic to see so much interest in the Dettol ODI and T20I Series, with the high demand starting from yesterday with our pre-sale period offered to the Australian Cricket Family.”

“It didn’t take long today for things to move quickly, with now just a couple of thousand tickets remaining for the first ODI on November 27 at the SCG.”

“We’re extremely grateful to the NSW and ACT Government for working with us to bring cricket to Sydney and Canberra, and this shows how strong the love for the game is.”

“The safety of our fans will still be our number one priority, so communications to ticket holders will be occurring to ensure our COVIDSafe plans are executed effectively.”

James Allsopp, Cricket ACT CEO, said that there was some genuine excitement building in Canberra ahead of the two T20Is.

“It’s fantastic to have such high quality international cricket coming to the ACT this summer and I’m not surprised that fans have acted so quickly to ensure they have a seat,” he said.

“Both games at Manuka are going to be fierce contests, and we look forward to welcoming the Australian and Indian teams to Canberra.”

“With such high demand, it’s inevitable that some fans may have missed out, but there is plenty of other cricket to come with BBL matches in Canberra.”

The remaining tickets to the first Dettol ODI can be accessed at: cricket.com.au/tickets. All tickets for the Dettol T20I and ODI series are sold by authorised ticket agent, Ticketek.

Fans can sign up for FREE to the Australian Cricket Family to secure pre-sale tickets ahead of the remaining men’s international summer at www.cricket.com.au/acf.

Remaining tickets on sale dates (times listed are venue local time):

Vodafone Day-Night Test v India at the Adelaide Oval – Friday, December 4, 2.30pm
Vodafone Boxing Day Test v India at the MCG – Friday, December 11, 3.00pm
Vodafone Pink Test v India at the SCG – Friday, December 18, 3.00pm
Vodafone Gabba Test at the Gabba – Wednesday, December 30, 2.00pm
2020-21 Men’s International Summer Schedule

Dettol ODI Series v India

First ODI: Friday, November 27 – Sydney Cricket Ground (Day-Night)

Second ODI: Sunday, November 29 – Sydney Cricket Ground (Day-Night)

Third ODI: Wednesday, December 2 – Manuka Oval, Canberra (Day-Night)

Dettol T20 INTL Series v India

First T20: Friday, December 4 – Manuka Oval, Canberra (Night)

Second T20: Sunday, December 6 – Sydney Cricket Ground (Night)

Third T20: Tuesday, December 8 – Sydney Cricket Ground (Night)

Vodafone Test Series v India

First Test: December 17-21 – Adelaide Oval (Day-Night)

Second Test: December 26-30 – Melbourne Cricket Ground

Third Test: January 7-11 – Sydney Cricket Ground

Fourth Test: January 15-19 – The Gabba, Brisbane

For more information about ticketing or how cricket plans to keep you safe this summer please visit cricket.com.au/tickets.

*The matches and travel remain subject to any relevant government restrictions or requirements.

*Venue capacities will continue to vary by market depending on government allowances and in line with the approved COVIDSafe plans.