Results 1 to 11 of 11

Thread: Cricket Australia 'slashes' ticket prices

  1. #1
    Cricketer Of The Year watson's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2011
    Location
    Sydney
    Posts
    9,684

    Cricket Australia 'slashes' ticket prices

    Some good news.....

    Cricket Australia slashes ticket prices for 2016-17 international matches

    Cricket Australia has slashed entry level ticket prices for international matches for next summer.

    The cheapest tickets for Tests and one-day matches will be no more than $30 for adults, $10 for children and $65 for families.

    More than three quarters of all seats will be cheaper than last year.

    The move comes after poor attendances at several venues for last summer's Tests against New Zealand and the West Indies.

    Cricket Australia (CA) chief executive said the organisation had concluded from a review that some fans had been excluded from attending Australian games due to affordability.

    "This gives the opportunity for more fans to experience first-hand the skills and talent of Australia's best cricketers," Sutherland said.

    "At Cricket Australia our aim is to put fans first and we are living by that mantra.

    Sydney fans attending the New Year's Test against Pakistan and ODIs will see a saving of $20 on adult general reserve tickets.

    Fans in Perth, Adelaide, Melbourne and Brisbane will save between $5 and $10 on adult tickets for international matches.

    Kids will be admitted free to Twenty20 internationals.

    Cricket Australia slashes ticket prices for 2016-17 international matches - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
    Last edited by watson; 26-04-2016 at 06:51 AM.
    01. Adam Gilchrist 02. Sachin Tendulka 03. Virat Kohli 04. Viv Richards 05. AB de Villiers 06. Andrew Symonds 07. Lance Klusener 08. Richard Hadlee 09. Wasim Akram 10. Joel Garner 11. Muttiah Muralithran

  2. #2
    International Coach GotSpin's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2004
    Location
    Stranger leering through a pair of binoculars
    Posts
    14,532
    Will make a big difference for families I suspect. A day at the cricket is a long day and food aint cheap
    Don't go chasing waterfalls

  3. #3
    International Coach
    Join Date
    Jul 2009
    Location
    England
    Posts
    10,514
    Kids will be admitted free to Twenty20 internationals.
    Quality step. Leverage those massive stadiums to get kids watching the game, basically only Aus can afford to do this. Huge potential competitive advantage.

  4. #4
    Cricket Web Staff Member Burgey's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2006
    Location
    The Castle
    Posts
    53,913
    It's a good move by CA given the market for the sporting dollar and for participants is so competitive here.


  5. #5
    Hall of Fame Member HeathDavisSpeed's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2007
    Location
    I came here to kick ass and chew bubblegum... And I'm all out of bubblegum.
    Posts
    16,219
    Great move. I wonder if these prices will extend to popular events, like Ashes or India Tests though.
    >>>>>>WHHOOOOOOOOOSHHHHHHH>>>>>>
    Fascist Dictator of the Heath Davis Appreciation Society
    Supporting Petone's Finest since the very start - Iain O'Brien
    Also Supporting the All Time #1 Batsman of All Time Ever - Jacques Kallis and the much maligned Peter Siddle.


    Vimes tells it how it is:
    Quote Originally Posted by Samuel_Vimes View Post
    Heath worryingly quick.
    ~~~~Categorically not Heath Davis~~~~

  6. #6
    International Captain Adders's Avatar
    Join Date
    Feb 2012
    Location
    Master of the house, keeper of the zoo...
    Posts
    5,822
    Quote Originally Posted by HeathDavisSpeed View Post
    Great move. I wonder if these prices will extend to popular events, like Ashes or India Tests though.
    I'd wager not. Ill be amazed if I can buy SCG ashes tickets for $30.
    Quote Originally Posted by Steven Smith
    We've had a lot of collapses in the last couple of years, I think in our last 15 games we've had 14 collapses or something like that.

  7. #7
    The artist formerly known as Monk Red Hill's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2012
    Location
    ...
    Posts
    10,468
    Better for everyone. Players want to play in front of a full house. Kids should be always free and adults $30.

    Should be supported by the cities too as it'd conceivably encourage more families to go to multiple days of a test.
    Quote Originally Posted by G.I.Joe View Post
    Red Hill is the best philosopher the great on the forum.

  8. #8
    Cricket Web Staff Member Black_Warrior's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    TEF
    Posts
    8,138
    Awesome news. Was just about to purchase the Boxing Day test tickets
    Cricket's moral worldview:

    "Tragedy is when I cut my finger. Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die."

  9. #9
    Cricketer Of The Year Gnske's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2014
    Location
    Dude. I need to get out of Seattle this weekend. This chick is all over my junk and I've got to get away
    Posts
    7,962
    Still not cheap enough to make me want to go to the Gabba.

  10. #10
    International Captain TheJediBrah's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2013
    Location
    Melbourne
    Posts
    6,842
    Huh maybe I should have some kids after all

  11. #11
    International 12th Man Victor Ian's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jun 2012
    Location
    here
    Posts
    1,663
    Great news. I need to take the wife so she learns to appreciate cricket - or likely failing that - make her detest it enough to leave me alone when the tests are on the telly.



Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Gabba Ticket Prices
    By tedsheppard in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 0
    Last Post: 21-07-2015, 04:01 AM
  2. Ashes ticket prices
    By GIMH in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 18
    Last Post: 03-03-2015, 02:46 AM
  3. Are ticket prices getting silly?
    By Nibbles in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 58
    Last Post: 13-08-2008, 09:45 AM
  4. Ticket prices in English cricket
    By Langeveldt in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 42
    Last Post: 23-04-2008, 06:41 AM
  5. Bangledesh ticket prices
    By kendall in forum Cricket Chat
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 24-05-2005, 02:55 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •