Port-of-Spain, Trinidad – Cricket fans will get the opportunity to secure early-bird tickets for the West Indies Cricket Board’s Caribbean T20 2013 when the ticket booths in Trinidad open on Monday at 9 am.
Tickets have been set at TT$40 for all stands and patrons can make purchases at the ticket booth at Queen’s Park Oval as well as at the Trinidad & Tobago Cricket Board office in Couva. The two locations will open during normal business hours from Monday to Friday, but will be closed on public holidays.
The first half of the preliminary round of matches will be played at the historic Queen’s Park Oval in Trinidad. The tournament then moves to St Lucia for the second half of the first round, the play-off and grand final to be played at the picturesque Beausejour Cricket Ground.
“This is one of the most exciting stages of any sporting event for fans – when they get that golden opportunity to get their hands on tickets. It’s a big moment and fans who plan to be part of the tournament will no doubt be eager and waiting to purchase tickets for their favourite seats,” said Cindy McLean, the WICB’s Event Manager.
“We are into the busy Christmas period and a perfect gift for a cricket-lover would be a ticket for the Caribbean T20 2013. We will start with sales in Trinidad, which is our biggest and busiest venue for cricket. We want to see the stands filled for every match so we have made sure we have all systems in place for the start of ticket sales, and we anticipate a busy period from Monday morning onwards.”
In St Lucia, tickets will vary in price – EC$15 for the first round; EC$20 for the play-off; and EC$25 for the Final. Fans can make purchases at Beausejour Cricket Stadium as well as the Castries Ticket Office on Jeremie Street – opposite Old Fire Station. These two ticket offices will open on Monday, January 4.
As part of the promotion for Caribbean T20 2013, children under age 16 accompanied by an adult purchasing a full price ticket, will be admitted free.