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Ticket prices slashed for IPL semis, final


First published: May 30, 2008, 12:08 AM IST | Updated: May 30, 2008
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Ticket prices slashed for IPL semis, final
This is a goodwill gesture so that cricket lovers can afford the tickets.

Mumbai: The franchise owners of the Mumbai Indians, who have the rights for the ticket sales for semi-finals and the final of the Indian Premier League (IPL) to be played in the city, have drastically slashed the ticket prices.

A spokesman for the franchise management said that considering the huge demand for tickets within the country and overseas, the organisers had decided to cut down the ticket prices as a goodwill gesture so that they are affordable to the fans.

The revised prices for the semi-finals, to be played at the Wankhede stadium Friday and Saturday: Tickets for the Vithal Divecha Stand have been priced Rs 400 as against the original Rs 6,000, while it will be Rs 1,000 instead of Rs 5,000 for the Sunil Gavaskar upper stand.

For the Vijay Merchant upper stand, the price has been slashed to Rs 1,000 from Rs 10,000 and those wanting to buy tickets for the Sachin Tendulkar stand they will be paying only Rs 500 for a Rs 2,000 ticket. And the tickets for the North Stand will also be Rs 500 and not Rs 2,000 as originally priced.

For Sunday's final at the DY Patil Stadium, tickets for the Bay/Stands C, F, K, N lower tiers will be Rs 500, Rs 1,000 for tier 3 and Rs.500 for tier 4.

Tickets for Bay/Stands D, E, L, M will be of Rs.500 for lower tiers 1 and 2, Rs.1,000 for tier 3 and Rs.250 for tier 4.

For Bay/Stands B, G, H, I, J, O the tickets prices are Rs.1,000 for lower tiers 1 and 2, Rs.2,000 for tier 3 and Rs.1,000 for tier 4.

For Bay/Stands A and P, the tickets have been priced at Rs.2,000 for tiers 1, 2 and 4.

All other ticket prices remain as printed on the tickets.