IND vs SL: Mohali Stadium will be ‘Houseful’ in Virat Kohli’s 100th Test, all tickets sold in 2 days
Before March 1, the BCCI had refused to allow spectators for this match, but after a strong protest, the BCCI changed its decision and allowed the spectators to come in 50 percent capacity.
Virat Kohli will play his 100th test match against Sri Lanka in Mohali.
Friday 4th March is going to be a very special day for Indian cricket. One of the most successful batsmen of Team India and former captain of Team India Virat Kohli his 100th test match (Virat Kohli’s 100th Test) Will play India and Sri Lanka (India vs Sri Lanka) This match is to be held in Mohali and for this the Indian team has made full preparations. But apart from the preparation of the teams, the fans of Team India and especially Virat Kohli have also prepared for this match, in which the most important is the ticket of the match. Fans are very eager to witness this historic Test match to be held in Mohali and this is the reason that almost all the tickets available for this match have been sold out. Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) gave information about this.
For this memorable Test of Kohli, the spectators were not even allowed to come till two days ago. The Board of Control for Cricket in India had reportedly announced to conduct this test without the presence of spectators in view of the danger of corona virus infection. But this decision of BCCI angered everyone and there was a tremendous campaign against the board on social media. After this, the BCCI allowed 50 percent spectators of the capacity of the ground on March 1, after which the sale of tickets started from March 2.
almost all tickets sold out
The PCA Stadium in Mohali has a capacity of about 27 thousand spectators. In such a situation, 50 percent means about 13500 tickets. According to the PCA, almost all the tickets are sold out, which testifies to the eagerness of the fans for this match. Indian Express PCA secretary RP Singla said, “All tickets including AC lounge and pavilion terrace, including chair block and VIP stands, are sold out, only 200 seats in South Block are yet to be sold. We had left these seats for the students, who can come and buy them anytime. We are delighted to see Virat Kohli’s 100th Test at a fully loaded stadium with 50 per cent capacity and we will follow all COVID-19 guidelines.”
PCA to honor Kohli
Apart from this, the Punjab Cricket Association is also going to honor the former Indian captain on its behalf. For this, there is a plan to give a silver plaque to Kohli before the match. In this regard, Singla said that due to the bio-bubble, it cannot be given directly to Kohli and in such a situation, the PCA is considering how to honor Kohli.