The Indian Premier League (IPL) will have an exclusive ticketing partner, BookMyShow, India’s leading ticketing and entertainment portal, for the upcoming edition, which will begin on March 26.
BookMyShow will also manage venue services for all stadiums, including gate entry and spectator management services, for the 70 league matches that will take place this year across Mumbai, Navi Mumbai, and Pune in Maharashtra. The venue for the playoffs and final matches is yet to be announced by the BCCI. 10 teams will compete in the 15th season, including two new teams from Ahmedabad and Lucknow.
Tickets for the 70 matches is available for purchase starting at Rs 800 and it went on sale at 12 p.m. on Wednesday.
“We are absolutely delighted to be back on board with Tata IPL 2022 as the exclusive ticketing, gate entry and spectator management partners for the 15th edition of the world’s most loved sporting extravaganza,” said Anil Makhija, COO – Live Entertainment & Venues, BookMyShow. “After a two-year hiatus, the return of IPL to Indian stadia is a joyous occasion for fans to enjoy the experience and thrill of this mega spectacle on-ground like they did before the pandemic.”
BookMyShow, he said, will adhere to stringent Covid-appropriate regulations to safeguard the safety and well-being of fans and venue workers. Wankhede Stadium (Mumbai) and DY Patil Sports Stadium (Navi Mumbai) will host 20 matches each, while Brabourne Stadium (Mumbai) and MCA International Stadium (Pune) will host 15 matches each.
The opening match of the Tata IPL 2022 will take place at the Wankhede Stadium on Saturday, March 26th, between defending champions Chennai Super Kings and Kolkata Knight Riders.