Following the conclusion of the closely contested IPL matches earlier this year, Chepauk Stadium in Chennai is once again in the spotlight as it prepares to host several upcoming 2023 World Cup matches. The venue will host India’s inaugural World Cup match against Australia on October 8th. Fans are understandably desperate to get their hands on the Chennai World Cup match tickets so as to not miss out on the mouth-watering encounters.
Amidst the building excitement, we have compiled all the information you need to know about prices and how to buy the tickets below.
- 1 How to buy Chennai World Cup match tickets
- 2 What is the price of Chennai World Cup match tickets?
- 3 When will Chennai World Cup match tickets be available?
- 4 World Cup matches scheduled for Chennai
- 5 Understanding the Chepauk Cricket Stadium
- 6 FAQ
How to buy Chennai World Cup match tickets
As with the case with other venues, fans can purchase Chennai World Cup match tickets through online and offline options as listed below:
- ICC website or app
- At Chepauk Stadium itself
It is highly recommended that you secure the tickets online. Fans can visit Bookmyshow or Paytm to buy their Chennai World Cup match tickets online. Fans can also book their tickets from the official ICC Cricket World Cup website or even the app.
There is also an option for home delivery of tickets. For home delivery of tickets, they need to be booked in advance and the address should be in a well-connected area.
However, Chennai World Cup match tickets can also be purchased offline by visiting the stadium physically. The tickets can also be collected from the box office. Reaching early is also important to make sure that you don’t have to face last moment rush at the box office. Before visiting the box office, check the timing to make the process easy for you.
What is the price of Chennai World Cup match tickets?
The general price range for the Chennai World Cup match tickets has not been fully ascertained at this point but our best estimate suggests that tickets will start from 1500 INR (18 USD). However, we are expecting a slight variation in the Chepauk stadium ticket prices due to the implementation of GST.
Prices will vary by stand and in-built facilities selected at the time of the booking.
Chennai World Cup match ticket prices by stand
|Stand Type||Ticket Prices in Chennai|
|C/D/E Lower Stand||1500|
|I/J/K Upper Stand||2000|
|I/J/K Lower Stand||2500|
|D/E Upper Stand||3000|
When will Chennai World Cup match tickets be available?
The sale of tickets will be available from Friday, August 25, 2023. But amidst widespread speculation surrounding the possible amendment of further fixtures, the sale of all World Cup tickets may get postponed to a later date.
World Cup matches scheduled for Chennai
A total of five World Cup matches will be held at the Chepauk Cricket Stadium from October 8 to October 27. It will start with the blockbuster match between India and Australia which promises to be an exciting contest.
New Zealand, Pakistan, and Afghanistan will play two matches each whereas Bangladesh, Australia, South Africa, and India will play just a solitary match at this venue.
|Day and Date||Teams|
|Sunday, 8 October 2023||India vs Australia|
|Saturday, 14 October 2023||New Zealand vs Bangladesh|
|Wednesday, 18 October 2023||New Zealand vs Afghanistan|
|Monday, 23 October 2023||Pakistan vs Afghanistan|
|Friday, 27 October 2023||Pakistan vs South Africa|
Understanding the Chepauk Cricket Stadium
Officially known as MA Chidambaram Stadium, Chepauk located in the Triplicane region of Chennai city. The stadium is the home ground of the Tamil Nadu Cricket Team and Chennai Super Kings (IPL). Built in the 1920s, the stadium has undergone massive renovation efforts in 2009 with the bulk of the work being done in the I, J, and K stands. As a result, the stadium can now house around 40,000 spectators.
Upgradation at Chepauk Stadium ahead of World Cup 2023 ,— VK (@Motera_Stadium) August 2, 2023
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The Chepauk stadium has an in-built canteen facility which serves good quality food. The seats are comfortable. Chepauk cricket stadium has enough washrooms. The stadium has car parking space too.
When will Chennai World Cup match tickets be available for sale?
From Friday, August 25, 2023 onwards.
Where can I purchase tickets online for the Cricket World Cup?
Tickets can be purchased primarily on Paytm, ICC, and Bookmyshow websites.
Can I purchase tickets offline for the Chepauk Cricket Stadium?
Yes, it is possible. Offline tickets will be available for sale in I, J, and K stands.
What is the list of prohibited items?
Spectators will not be allowed to carry any of the following to the stadium – cables, eatables, drinkables, bottles, chargers, earphones, binoculars, metal objects, cameras, plastic bags, power bank.