Srinagar: Former BCCI and CAB President Saurav Ganguly has reacted to BCCI unhappyness over Eden Garden ticket price announcement for 2023 ODI World Cup.
According to the schedule announced by the ICC last month, Eden Gardens is set to stage five World Cup games which includes one Team India game
On July 10, CAB announced the prices for the World Cup matches at Eden Gardens.
Eden Gardens is set to stage five World Cup games which includes one Team India game, against South Africa, two Pakistan ties and one semi-final clash. Ticket prices for the India and semi-final match begins from INR 800 onwards, for upper-tier, and highest being INR 3000. For the Pakistan matches, it is between INR 800-2200 and for the Bangladesh game it is between INR 650-1500.
According to a report in Telegraph, BCCI have been left annoyed by the announcement of the ticket prices for the World Cup with CAB not consulting with the Indian board prior to the revelation.
Reacting to BCCI’s stance over CAB’s act, Sourav Ganguly, who headed both the organisations during his administrative career, said: “This is totally the CAB’s jurisdiction. They’ll deal with it.” The former India captain had in fact visited the Eden Gardens on Monday for about two hours, as mentioned in the report.
A senior CAB officer later said, “Sourav was here mainly to know how Eden Gardens’ renovation was going, while we also discussed about stadium upgradation.”