Bhubaneswar: The online sale of tickets for the forthcoming 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships to be held at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium, Cuttack started on Thursday.
21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships will be held from July 17 to 22.
Fans can purchase tickets at websites, www.paytm.com and www.insider.in and redeem them from 15th July onwards at the Box Office set up at Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium. Physical tickets are mandatory to gain entry to the stadium.
Daily tickets are priced at Rs.50 and Rs.100. Season tickets (entry for all six days) are priced at Rs.200 and Rs.400. The event will feature singles and team events for both men and women, spanning over six days starting 17th July 2019.
Kicking off the online sale of tickets here in Bhubaneswar, Minister for Sports and Youth Services Tusharkanti Behera said, “With just a few days to go for the official opening of the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships, we are happy to announce that the online sale of tickets for the much-awaited tournament has commenced. Our ticketing partners have made it convenient for people to purchase and redeem tickets. We encourage fans to throng the stadium and support and cheer the teams.”
Sports secretary Vishal Dev said, “Table Tennis is one of the fastest competitive sport and with the upcoming Championship, Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium will turn arena for some thrilling action between top paddlers of the world. The online interface is user-friendly and we urge people to book their tickets and enjoy a great tournament.”
The tournament will
commence from 17th July and conclude on 22nd July. A total of 16 countries
namely Australia, Bangladesh, Cyprus, England, Ghana, Guyana, India, Malaysia,
Nigeria, Pakistan, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Uganda, Wales
will battle it for the coveted team and singles titles.