Acting on a tip-off, the crime branch arrested 10 persons from different areas here for black-marketing tickets of the ODI in last 24 hours, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP) Vinayprakash Paul said.

He noted that 40 tickets ranging from Rs 300 to Rs 3,000 were seized from the accused, who were selling them at much higher prices and making quick bucks.

Further investigation was on in the matter, he said.

Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Cricket Association Chairman Jyotiraditya Scindia said that the demand for tickets of the ODI was high against the availability.

"If we come across any irregularity in the sale of tickets, we will go for a probe into it," he said.

Asked about the outburst of BJP general secretary Kailash Vijaywargiya over the ODI tickets, Scindia said politics should not been drawn into sports.

The city is hosting an ODI series after a gap of four years.


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