While cricket fans eagerly await Team India’s ODI World Cup 2023 team announcement, the astronomical ticket prices for the much-anticipated India vs. Pakistan match have stunned cricket fans worldwide!

A South West Bay ticket for the highly awaited India vs Pakistan match in the ODI World Cup 2023, due to take place in Ahmedabad, is being auctioned for a whopping Rs 19.5 lakhs, astounded cricket enthusiasts around the country.

India vs Pakistan tickets available for just 19.5 Lakhs, a little more lakhs and I could purchase a player from IPL auction
— Piyush Singh (@Dontpeacemebitc) September 5, 2023

The precise cost of the India vs Pakistan ticket is Rs 19,51,580 per person, including shipping and home delivery. These tickets are available on Viagogo, a global ticketing site for sporting events. Only 100 tickets for the match are currently available on the site.

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) secretary Jay Shah on Tuesday presented a special ‘Golden Ticket’ to iconic Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan in anticipation of the upcoming the ICC World Cup 2023. 

The World Cup begins on October 5 when England and New Zealand clash at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad, with the event culminating in the final at the same venue on Sunday, 19 November.

Bachchan, known for his steadfast devotion to Indian cricket, has been offered the rare honour of watching all matches from the special VIP stands for free. This Golden Ticket not only provides him entry to exciting matches but also a variety of luxuries befitting his illustrious stature.

BCCI took to X formerly known for Twitter to thank Big B for his constant support to Team India. 

“Golden ticket for our golden icons! BCCI Honorary Secretary @JayShah had the privilege of presenting our golden ticket to none other than the “Superstar of the Millennium,” Shri @SrBachchan. A legendary actor and a devoted cricket enthusiast, Shri Bachchan’s unwavering support for #TeamIndia continues to inspire us all. We’re thrilled to have him join us for the @ICC @CricketWorldCup2023,” Shah tweeted. 

Meanwhile, India captain Rohit Sharma and Chief Selector Ajit Agarkar on Tuesday announced a 15-player squad for their home Cricket World Cup 2023 campaign. The 15-member squad will be led by Rohit Sharma with Hardik Pandya acting as his deputy.
Team India will play their World Cup 2023 opener against Australia in Chennai on October 8. 

India 15-player squad: Rohit Sharma (Captain), Shubman Gill, Virat Kohli, Shreyas Iyer, KL Rahul, Ishan Kishan, Suryakumar Yadav, Hardik Pandya, Ravindra Jadeja, Axar Patel, Shardul Thakur, Jasprit Bumrah, Kuldeep Yadav, Mohammed Shami and Mohammed Siraj. (With ANI inputs)

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