Dhaka:The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has designated One Bank as its official ticket distributor for the ensuing Test and One-day series against New Zealand beginning later this month.
BCB sources said that the bank would handle all ticket affairs for the December home series against India and also the series against Zimbabwe slated for January 2005.
One Bank acquired the rights to sell tickets for the three home series in a deal worth Taka 22.95 lakh.
BCB chairman of the ticket and seating committee Khondokar Jamiluddin told newspersons here that 3000 tickets would be provided to schoolchildren to watch the proceedings of the opening Test at Dhaka free of charge.
The private bank will start selling tickets through its various branches in Dhaka two days before the opening Test and two one-dayers.
The tickets will be available at five branches: Principal Branch in Dilkusha, Gulshan, Dhanmondi, Uttara and Imamgonj.
RATE OF TICKETS
FIRST TEST VIP: Tk 200 (per day), Tk 700 (package), Executive enclosure -- Tk 400 (package), VIP (complementary stand) -- Tk 150 (per day), Tk 600 (package), Club house (East) -- Tk 50 (per day), Tk 175 (package), Special enclosure -- Tk 25 (per day), Tk 75 (package), International enclosure (East) -- Tk 40 (per day), Tk 125 (package), Western gallery -- Tk 15 per day), Tk 50 (package), Eastern gallery -- Tk 10 (per day), Tk 30 (package).
FOR EACH ODI: VIP: Tk 500, Executive enclosure -- Tk 200, VIP (complimentary stand) -- Tk 500, Club house (East) -- Tk 200, Special enclosure -- Tk 40, International enclosure (East) -- Tk 60, Western gallery -- Tk 25, Eastern gallery -- Tk 15.HOSPITALITY BOXES (TEST AND ODIS): AC box -- Tk 40,000 and Non AC box- Tk 30,000.