The Commonwealth Video games of 2022 are all set to kick off the motion on July 28 in Birmingham with the ladies’s cricket match between India and Pakistan stealing the most important limelight. As per the most recent studies, round 1.2 million tickets have already been offered for the mega occasion with the match between India and Pakistan grabbing a whole lot of consideration from the native viewers as nicely.
It’s identified to all that ladies’s cricket could be marking its debut within the Commonwealth Video games this yr with the above-mentioned conflict getting staged in Edgbaston on July 31. As the town is residence to a whole lot of Indian and Pakistan-origin folks, the sport is anticipated to obtain a welcoming response.
“I’m a giant cricket fan myself. India are in the identical group as Pakistan in order that has actually caught the curiosity right here in Birmingham. It’s an iconic venue, your males’s staff just lately performed right here over the previous few weeks. So, it will definitely be one of many highlights of the Video games,” mentioned Birmingham Video games CEO Ian Reid as quoted by The Instances of India.
I count on that India-Pakistan recreation to be offered out quickly: Birmingham Video games CEO Ian Reid
The Birmingham Video games CEO Ian Reid confirmed that the semi-finals and finals tickets have already been offered out and that the multi-sporting occasion would be the largest one within the UK after the 2012 London Olympics. All 72 Commonwealth members are positive to grace the occasion beginning on July 28.
“The semifinals and remaining tickets have already been offered out most likely with the expectation that India and England will probably be there. India and Pakistan will probably be near capability. We’ll see an uptick within the sale of tickets a lot nearer to the occasion. So, I count on that the India-Pakistan recreation to be offered out quickly. Greater than 5000 athletes will participate within the Video games which would be the largest sporting occasion within the UK because the London Olympics in 2012.”
“We’ve got offered 1.2 million tickets for the occasion. We count on that quantity to go up as we get nearer to the Video games. So, by far the most important sporting occasion within the UK since London 2012,” Ian Reid added.