ISLAMABAD: Tickets for the 12 games of World Cup 2011 in Sri Lanka, which will take place between 20 February – 29 March, will go on sale on Thursday (October 21) and cricket fans that make reservations will be able to collect their physical tickets during the first week of February, 2011, an International Cricket Council (ICC) press release said on Monday.Reservations can be made in Kandy at the Pallekele International Cricket Stadium and in Hambantota, at the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium.
In Colombo, fans can ensure their places via the official ICC Cricket World Cup 2011 Secretariat at the Sri Lanka Cricket Headquarters (35, Maitland Crescent). Tickets can also be purchased online via, www.iccevents.yahoo.com.Ticket prices range from Sri Lankan Rs. 30.00 to Rs. 2500 with corporate enclosures available for Rs. 5,000.00 / Rs. 10,000.00 and an individual can purchase a maximum of four tickets.
A number of tickets will be made available to school children so that they can share in the excitement around the ICC’s flagship event. Veterans of the recently concluded civil conflict will also receive tickets.Sri Lanka will boast of three brand new state of the art world class cricketing venues. The Pallekele International Cricket Stadium in Kandy, with a capacity of 25,000, while the Mahinda Rajapaksa International Cricket Stadium in Hambantota and the R Premadasa International Cricket Stadium in Colombo, will have the ability to host to 27,000 and 30,000 cricket fans, respectively – App