LAHORE – The online tickets for the final match of the HBL PSL 2017 were sold out within few hours after the availability, PakistanTribe.com reported.
Meanwhile, long queues were observed outside the spots where the tickets are made available for the grand finale of the premier league which takes place on March 5, at the Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.
A web approved by Pakistan Cricket Board authorities put up tickets for sale online starting from Rs 500 to Rs 12000 which were sold out in a few hours.
The online selling of tickets commenced today, Wednesday morning and sold out banner was displayed after few hours at the web line.
At the same time, the sale of tickets also started in fifteen branches of the Bank of the Punjab in the city where spectators lined up since dawn.
At some branches, law enforcement agencies were deployed to control the diehard lovers of the game who at some stages lost their patience owing to the slow process of issuing the tickets.
At Agerton road branch a big strength of ticket buyers instead of buying the tickets at dedicated window forcibly tried to enter the bank premises which forced the bank management to lock down the doors.
“I came early morning to get the ticket, and finally I got it”, said Aamir Nadeem a student of a local college while talking to APP.
Another group of students of a local college said they are delighted to have the tickets as they came very early to buy the tickets.
Bank managers at different branches told APP that they are selling the tickets according to the policy of the Pakistan Cricket Board.
“We got the tickets of Rs 500 in less quantity which were sold out on first come first serve basis”, they continued.