T20 WC: IND vs. PAK VIP Ticket Prices Skyrocket to Rs 1.86 Crore

T20 WC: IND vs. PAK VIP Ticket Prices Skyrocket to Rs 1.86 Crore

Tickets for India’s T20 World Cup matches, notably against Pakistan and Canada, have sold out, with resale prices soaring to over double the original cost, reaching a staggering ₹1.86 crore on platforms like StubHub and SeatGeek. Initially priced between ₹497 and ₹33,148, these VIP tickets are now fetching close to ₹33.15 lakh, ballooning to ₹41.44 lakh with platform fees.

Comparatively, the 2023 ICC ODI World Cup’s highest-priced secondary market ticket for India vs. Pakistan was ₹57.15 lakh. Phase 1 sales for the 2024 T20 World Cup began on February 22, with tickets quickly entering the resale market. The demand, especially for the India-Pakistan match, has inflated prices, rivalling those of NBA and Major League Baseball games.

According to USA Today, World Series tickets averaged ₹91,175, NBA Finals courtside seats neared ₹20 lakh, and Super Bowl 58 tickets were ₹7.45 lakh. The anticipation for the marquee clash between India and Pakistan in the USA has generated significant buzz well ahead of the tournament.

Despite the event being months away, the fervour around ticket sales highlights the enduring appeal of cricket’s most celebrated rivalry on the global stage.