Expect Low-Cost Tickets for Remaining Pakistan Home Games
Pakistan Cricket Board Chairman Najam Sethi has admitted the rationale for the low turnout right through the video games between Pakistan and the World XI has been the top costs of the fit tickets.
Sethi mentioned the board have been influenced through the reaction to the Pakistan Super League ultimate that was once performed in Lahore previous this 12 months, in environment the price ticket costs that top. And he admitted the board will try to no longer repeat the error.
The board chairman additionally mentioned the top safety in attending to the stadium was once an enormous deterrent for the cricket fanatics.
The price ticket costs for the Pakistan-World XI sequence, which has been simplest the second one time a workforce has performed in Pakistan because the 2009 terror assaults at the Sri Lankan facet, had been pegged at Rs.500, Rs.2500, Rs.4000, Rs.6000 and Rs.8000, making it tricky for the fanatics to get hooked directly to them.
In a solution to a journalist wondering the price ticket costs, Sethi mentioned:
“You are absolutely right about prices. We made a mistake by setting such high prices. We were misled by the trend we saw in PSL when prices were unimportant and irrelevant and people paid high prices to come and witness the event.”
He mentioned the board will try to decrease the costs for tickets within the impending occasions.
Sethi added, that excluding the costs of the tickets, the forged safety was once a subject matter as smartly, which grew to become the fanatics away in some instances.
“The security was so tight that many people from different areas couldn’t reach or went back home. We can do very little about it as, despite our requests, the Punjab government is relentless in providing security.”