Enthusiasm for historical ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 1.2 million ticket applications have been received in the first 48 hours of public voting to be held in the West Indies and the United States from June 1-29.
Applications came from 126 countries, reflecting the global appeal of the event, but demand from locals in the US was greatest, with over 900,000 ticket applications from fans living within the United States and the West Indies.
The ballot is not a first-come, first-served system and fans who apply before the seven-day window closes at 23:59 Antigua Standard Time on 7 February 2024 will still have an equal chance of receiving a ticket.
Tickets.t20worldcup.com. Registering the ballot will give fans the best chance of getting tickets to all the matches they want and being a part of the biggest cricket carnival ever.
The remaining tickets not reserved in the ballot will go on general sale after the end of the ballot period and will be sold on a first-come, first-served basis on 22 February at tickets.t20worldcup.com.
Tickets for all 55 matches have been priced affordably to attract both cricket lovers and new fans of the game. Prices start at just US$6 and more than 260,000 tickets for the group stage, Super Eights and semi-finals will be available for sale at US$25 and under.
Chris Tetley, ICC head of events, said: “Early applications for tickets indicate strong demand for tickets for the first ICC event co-hosted by the West Indies and the United States. T20 cricket is a growth medium for bringing new fans to the game and it is reassuring to see a large number of applications from the US, which reflects the enthusiasm of fans in the region to watch world-class cricket.
“We urge any fans wishing to attend not to miss entering the ballot before the window closes to ensure you have the best chance of securing your seat.”
ICC Men's T20 World Cup 2024 Tournament Director Fawaz Bakhsh: “Given the global appeal of T20 cricket, we expected a large number of applications during the early stages of public ticket voting, but crossing one million applications in the first 48 hours The event is nothing short of phenomenal and the tournament is a testament to the hard work, dedication and collective efforts of each and every member of the project team.
“With the ballot open until 23:59 Antigua Standard Time on 7 February 2024, I again encourage all fans, and especially Caribbean fans, to take advantage of this opportunity to apply for tickets as it will provide all those The best chance to watch the games they want. The cricket world looks forward to you coming in large numbers and showcasing our Caribbean energy, passion and camaraderie in a global World Cup celebration where cultures will converge and history will be made.