Indore: Madhya Pradesh government has waived off entertainment tax on tickets for the One-Day International between India and South Africa to be played here on October 14.
Around 20,000 tickets will be sold for this match to be played at the Holkar stadium.
“The MP government has waived off entertainment tax on the sale of ticket for India v/s South Africa ODI. With this, we have decided to sell tickets at price of the earlier match played between India and West Indies on December 8, 2011,” MP Cricket Association secretary Milind Kanmadikar said.
He said that price of tickets will vary from Rs 300 to 3000 under different segments and its sale will start soon. Tickets will also be available on-line.
Meanwhile, the Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association has provided an insurance cover of Rs 26.5 crore for the game.
“Under this, there was a public liability insurance cover of Rs 25 crore for the spectators in case of an accident during India-SA match. Rest Rs 1.5 crore will go as compensation in case the watch is washed out due to unavoidable reason”, National Insurance Company Limited Senior Divisional Manager Mukesh Goyal said.
“We have charged premium for the two policies at competitive rates from MPCA”, he added.