Online sale of tickets for Sachin’s last Test starts

Mumbai : The online ticket sales for Sachin Tendulkar’s 200th and farewell Test to be played at Wankhede stadium here from November 14-18 will start from tomorrow. “Tickets for the 2nd Test Match between India and West Indies to be held from 14th to 18th November 2013 at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai will be on sale online November 11, 2013 from 11 am onwards on,” Mumbai Cricket Association said in a statement issued here.

Online sale of tickets for Sachin’s last Test starts

MCA had earlier said that around 3,000 tickets would be available for sale, excluding the 1,500 special tickets priced at Rs 10,000. The price category for the online sale is – Rs 500, Rs 1,000 and Rs 2,500. “Only 2 tickets per person can be booked online,” MCA said.

The redemption and ticket pick-up counters would be open at the neighbouring Mumbai Hockey Association from November 12.             “In order to facilitate easy and convenient pick-ups, counters will be open from 8am to 3pm. It is recommended that tickets be picked up before match days to avoid rush and potential delays on match day. Customers will need to bring the credit/debit card used for the purchase, a valid photo ID, a clear copy of the photo ID and the confirmation page.

 “If sending someone else to collect on their behalf, customers are requested to send an authorisation letter in addition to all of the above. The person authorised also needs to carry her/his original photo identification along with a photocopy,” MCA said.

Meanwhile in Pune, Britain’s Prince Charles described Sachin Tendulkar as a “master” and  wished the cricket legend a happy retirement. “He is a master. I wish him a very happy retirement,” Charles told reporters on the sideline of a function here when asked what he felt about Sachin’s retirement.

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