The BCCI has announced the ticket pricing and availability for the UAE leg of the event, with tickets going on sale now.
The starting price of tickets is from as low as Dh20 for a single match and Dh30 for double-headers in Abu Dhabi. The UAE capital will sport seven of the 20 IPL 7 matches.
Tickets can be purchased online on www.iplt20.com and www.ticketmaster.ae. They will also be available at selected Lulu Hypermarkets in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah, from Sunday, April 6, whilst stadium box-office sales will start on Thursday, April 10.
Starting on April 19, Dubai will host seven of the IPL’s 20 UAE matches at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium.
In Dubai, which will also play host to seven IPL 7 matches, the tickets are priced at Dh30 for a single match and Dh50 for a double-header while in Sharjah, which will see six matches, the pricing is Dh30 for a single match and Dh40 for double-headers. Ticket prices go up to Dh250 for platinum seating.
Dubai’s Department of Tourism and Commerce Marketing (DTCM) maintains that the games will be a major pull for tourists in the emirate as it further adds to the city’s growing calendar of entertainment and events.
“This is an excellent opportunity for Dubai to once again showcase to the world that it is a first-class sporting destination,” said Hamad bin Mejren, Executive Director of DTCM. “Among sports fans, the IPL will attract global attention and will put Dubai and the UAE firmly in the spotlight, further cementing Dubai’s position as a dynamic events destination in the Menasa region.”