The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 has seen some magnificent clashes amongst the great teams. The crowd has already witnessed matches and the teams fighting for the title in great attendance. The numbers went high on both the scoreboard and the stadium when 13432 of them attended the mega clash between Australia and India at Sydney Showground Stadium on 21st February. As the event is nearing its closure, over 50,000 tickets to the Final have been sold already. The tournament is set to witness a huge crowd again on the Melbourne Cricket ground to see Team India and Australia fighting for the final time once again. The tournament is ending on the same note that it started and that is why the ground managers and cricketing staff are expecting to watch the overcrowded MCG on 8th March 2020.
Often called as the sporting capital of the world, Melbourne is close to host a historic sporting occasion. The tournament has grabbed a lot of eyeballs and all the gathered attention has reflected in the increased strength of women’s cricket all over the world. With almost 5 of the 10 matches that has gone to the final over, the competitiveness of the women’s cricket has formed a new shape with the redefined tangent.
The final celebrations of the tournament that is set to happen on the occasion of International Women’s Day. The Global pop sensation Katy Perry will be performing during both the pre-match show and post-match concert.
Audience has shown great love towards this tournament and hence the tickets have pocket friendly prices. The tickets are available for just $20 for adults and all children’s tickets are $5. The cricket enthusiasts can also login to t20worldcup.com to book their tickets online and can contribute to the opportunity of #FILLTHEMCG. Everyone is expecting people in great numbers and a new record for the highest attendance at a women’s sporting fixture seems to be in the making.
The last time people came to cheer the ladies in a tournament in large numbers was at the 1999 FIFA Women’s World Cup final, when 90,185 witnessed the USA beat China at the Rose Bowl in California, USA.
The final showdown is set to start at 6:00 PM AEDT. With Katy Perry leading a full pre-game show, fans are expected to be at the MCG by 5:00 PM.
The two great sides in the final, Australia is set to defend the title once again as it entered the finals with a nail biting victory over New Zealand at Junction Oval on Tuesday, while team India is ready to lift the cup for the first time in its Maiden Final appearance, after it qualified for the finals by beating England in a rain-washed match. Defending champions Australia also witnessed a record crowd of 5,614 attendees when it faced Bangladesh to qualify for the semifinals. With India maintaining the winning streak on point, it will be interesting to see a thrilling final over the Melbourne Cricket Ground.
The ICC Women’s T20 World Cup 2020 has seen a great rise in the interest of fans turning up for the women’s cricket as compared to the ICC Women’s Cricket World Cup in 2017. The number of ticket sales has gone up more than twice as the number of tickets that were pre-sold to the Lord’s final.