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India vs. Pakistan Match in New York Oversubscribed Over 200 Times

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The International Cricket Council (ICC) has reported an unprecedented surge in ticket applications during the public ballot ticket sales for the upcoming Men’s T20 World Cup 2024. Scheduled to take place in the West Indies and the United States from June 1 to 29, the tournament has generated immense excitement among cricket enthusiasts worldwide.

In an official announcement, the ICC disclosed that it received an astonishing number of over 3 million ticket applications from 161 countries during the ballot period. The demand peaked notably for the India vs. Pakistan fixture in New York, surpassing expectations by over 200 times. Responding to this overwhelming response, ICC Chief Executive Geoff Allardice remarked, “There is huge anticipation from fans to witness what will be the largest ICC event ever played.”

The record-breaking ticket sales signify a significant milestone for global cricket, as emphasized by T20 World Cup USA, Inc. Chief Executive Brett Jones. He stated, “Today is an extraordinary day for global cricket and that’s especially true in the U.S.” Jones highlighted the transformative impact of the 2024 T20 World Cup on cricket’s landscape in the United States, expressing enthusiasm for the overwhelming support received.

Despite oversubscriptions for semi-finals in Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, and the final in Barbados, along with two Super Eight matches, tickets for the majority of fixtures in the West Indies are still available. Cricket West Indies Chief Executive Johnny Grave underscored the growing global appeal of T20 cricket, urging fans to seize the opportunity to be part of the spectacle in the Caribbean and the USA.

To further build anticipation for the tournament, the ICC launched the official campaign film titled ‘Out of this World.’ Featuring T20 superstars, the film aims to capture the electrifying energy of T20 cricket and attract both existing and new audiences to the event.

With unprecedented ticket demand and widespread anticipation, the Men’s T20 World Cup 2024 promises to be a landmark event, showcasing the pinnacle of cricketing talent on the grandest stage.

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