Mumbai, March 06, 2008: The Indian Cricket League (ICL) today announced the commencement of the sale of tickets for its upcoming tournament – "Edelweiss 20s Challenge" in collaboration with Bigtree Entertainment Pvt. Ltd., India’s premiere comprehensive ticketing, information & analysis solutions provider. Priced at Rs. 200 & Rs. 500, the tickets will be available at Hyderabad, Delhi, Gurgaon and Chandigarh. Apart from the match venues, the tickets will also be available at all Music World outlets. In addition to these venues, all cricket loving fans can avail the tickets by logging onto ICL’s official website – www.indiancricketleague.in or calling up the call centre number 39880288.
Mr. Parikshit Dar, Director Technology, Bigtree Entertainment said, "Bigtree is happy to be associated with ICL and to cater as a world class ticketing solution, gate entry and an Access control solution to ICL. For Edelweiss 20s Challenge, we would not only be handling the online ticketing/technology for ICL by providing the web booking engine, but also managing payments & home delivery through its call centre. Apart from this, we would be handling ticket printing, Box office & Gate entries at the venue. Bigtree will also offer ground sales through a ground partner for ICL."
Starting March 9th to April 7th, the tournament promises 30-days of non-stop pulsating cricket which will be held in three locations – Hyderabad, Chandigarh (Panchkula) and Gurgaon. Two new teams – Ahmedabad Rockets and Lahore Badshahs have also been added to the existing six teams, making the tournament more comprehensive and competitive. With international cricketers of high stature being added to the league, the quality of cricket is expected to be on par with international standards. All cricket loving fans can watch the high-octane Edelweiss 20s Challenge on Ten Sports & Zee Sports. With a match every evening and double headers on specific week-ends, the tournament will have in total 34 matches. Each team will play against each other once in the league format, followed by semi-finals, third position classification match concluding with the best of three match finals.