Vizag stadium gird loins for 2nd ODI

Published: Thursday, March 24, 2005, 23:53 [IST]
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Visakhapatnam:The Andhra Cricket Association and the District Cricket Association stadium is working overtime to ready itself to host the second One- Dayer between Pakistan and India on April 5.

Talkng to reporters here, Visakhapatnam District Collector Praveen Prakash, who is heading the organising committee said the sale of tickets will begin on March 25. The organisers has decided to sell the tickets through the state government's 18 e-Seva centres in the District.

He added that stringent measures have been undertaken to curb the sale of tickets in black. Tickets would also be sold in Hyderabad through State Bank of India branches in the twin cities and Filmi Nagar.

Pakistani Member of Parliament Razia Alam Khan will be the special guest for the match. She would be coming down along with her son. A statue of the legendary C K Naidu would also be unveiled on March 4.

He apprised that 75 per cent of the proceeds of the match would be spent for completing the stadium.

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