The Hundred: Sales of tickets postponed due to coronavirus

In view of the continued coronavirus pandemic, the tickets sale for the inaugural version of ‘The Hundred competitors has been postponed.

“… We feel it is appropriate at this time to postpone opening our second priority ticket window and general sale. We will continue to review this and will let you know any further information in due course,” stated an official assertion on the event’s web site.

The Hundred is a 100-ball format that’s set to launch in July with the lads’s and girls’s tournaments to run concurrently over a five-week interval.

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The first precedence sale of the tickets befell in February with the ECB saying that preliminary gross sales had surpassed expectations. The second installment, out there for subscribers, was due to open on April 2 and the final sale was scheduled for April 8.

Sanjay Patel, managing director, The Hundred, stated: “In the midst of an epidemic which is affecting the nation in unprecedented ways, it would be wholly inappropriate for us to promote and sell tickets to The Hundred.”

“We respect this will trigger some disappointment to followers that have been eager to buy tickets within the April gross sales window, accessing early chicken costs and securing tickets to probably the most in-demand video games.

“When it is appropriate to go back on sale, we will of course offer the same ticket offers and accessible pricing. Like the rest of the nation, we all hope that it is not far away before cricket returns to our screens, stadiums, parks and clubs,” he added.

The England Cricket Board has already introduced that no skilled cricket might be performed within the nation until May 28.

More than 22,000 confirmed coronavirus instances have been reported to date within the U.Okay. whereas over 1,400 individuals have misplaced their lives.

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