The online ticket sales for Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and farewell Test to be played at Wankhede stadium from November 14-18 started from 11 AM on Monday. (JPN/Agencies)
MCA had earlier said that around 3,000 tickets would be available for sale, excluding the 1,500 special tickets priced at Rs 10,000. The price category for the online sale is – Rs 500, Rs 1,000 and Rs 2,500.
The redemption and ticket pick-up counters would be open at the neighbouring Mumbai Hockey Association from November 12.
"In order to facilitate easy and convenient pick-ups, counters will be open from 8am to 3pm. It is recommended that tickets be picked up before match days to avoid rush and potential delays on match day. Customers will need to bring the credit/debit card used for the purchase, a valid photo ID, a clear copy of the photo ID and the confirmation page,” the MCA statement said.
"If sending someone else to collect on their behalf, customers are requested to send an authorisation letter in addition to all of the above. The person authorised also needs to carry her/his original photo identification along with a photocopy," MCA said.
The Mumbai Cricket Association (MCA) has appointed KyaZoonga.com as the Official Ticketing Partner for the second Test between India and West Indies, the 200th and final Test of batting legend Sachin Tendulkar.
Commenting on the occasion, PV Shetty and Nitin Dalal, joint secretaries of MCA said: "In keeping with MCA's tradition of making access to international cricket as easy, safe and democratic as possible, we have made tickets available online.”
"On this historic occasion of the final Test match of our local cricket legend and global icon Sachin Tendulkar, we're thrilled to appoint KyaZoonga in this crucial role, given their impressive ticketing track record, world class ticketing services and previous experience with cricket ticketing in the Indian subcontinent,” MCA said.
"Their service delivery over the last several matches including the ICC CWC 2011 hosted by Mumbai makes them the natural choice to deliver our objectives to fans. We look forward to a full house," the MCA said in a statement.
Neetu Bhatia, chairman and CEO of KyaZoonga.com added: "We are incredibly proud and excited to be continuing our long-standing partnership with MCA in ticketing all their hosted matches, especially as it prepares to host the final Test of the local hero Sachin Tendulkar."
The prices of the tickets are Rs 500, Rs 1000 and Rs 2500. Only two tickets per person can be booked online.
The online ticket sales for Sachin Tendulkar's 200th and farewell Test to be played at Wankhede stadium from November 14-18 started from 11 AM on Monday.