India vs Pakistan T20 World Cup 2024 Tickets Soar To Astronomical Prices, Being Sold For…


Babar Azam (L) and Rohit Sharma© AFP

A match between India and Pakistan is always a huge event for cricket fans all around the world and considering the fact that both teams do not play any bilateral series between them due to political tensions, the encounters are quite few and far between. The only places where the traditional rivals come face-to-face are at international events and the fanfare around the tickets for these games are almost next to none. The T20 World Cup 2024 match in New York on June 9 is no exception and according to media reports, prices have already reached astronomical figures in the resale markets.

The official sale had the match tickets priced at $6 (Rs 497) with the most expensive ticket for premium seats during the India vs Pakistan encounter was $400 (Rs 33148) without taxes.

However, on platforms like StubHub and SeatGeek, the prices are substantially higher.

The tickets, which were priced at $400, is available for $40,000 (around Rs 33 Lakh) on resale sites and if we add platform fees, the amount goes up to $50,000 (around Rs 41 Lakh).

According to a report by USA Today, the average ticket for Super Bowl 58 went for $9000 on the secondary market while courtside seats for NBA finals were as high as $24,000.

On the platform SeatGeek, the prices have reached astronomical figures as the costliest ticket for the India vs Pakistan match in the T20 World Cup 2024 was listed for $175,000 (around Rs 1.4 crore). Add platform charges and additional fees to that, the figures balloons up to around Rs 1.86 crore.

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