Kolkata, Apr 4: The BCCI has decided to release only 30,000 tickets for sale including Hospitality Box tickets for the glittering IPL Opening Ceremony scheduled to be held on April 7 at the Salt Lake Stadium.
"Only 30,000 tickets have been released for the opening ceremony. This however also includes BCCI complimentary and hospitality area tickets," IPL governing council member and CAB joint secretary Subir Ganguly said.
The opening ceremony will have a rich Bollywood flavour and the starcast includes Hrithik Roshan, Shahid Kapoor, Anushka Sharma, Farhan Akhtar among others.
The galleries that would be opposite to the stage would be closed making it a reduced 30,000 capacity. Tickets are being sold online and also across counters in different malls of the city. Tickets are priced at Rs 200, Rs 300, Rs 400, Rs 500, Rs 600 and Rs 1500.