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Ahmedabad, November 17: The final of the ICC One Day International World Cup will be played between India and Australia on November 19 at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. There is a lot of curiosity among cricket lovers to see this. The situation is such that the hotel fare in Ahmedabad has gone up to Rs 1 lakh for a night’s stay.
The final of the ICC ODI World Cup will be played at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad on 19 November. Where India will face five-time champion Australia. Cricket lovers are very eager to be a part of this historic moment. But they are facing unexpected obstacles.
While basic accommodation now costs Rs 10,000 for a night’s stay, the prices for luxury hotels in the city have shot up to Rs 1 lakh.
Flight prices have also increased in view of the One Day International final. Round-trip tickets to Ahmedabad have seen an increase of 200 to 300 per cent. And on the eve of the final, the price of flight from Delhi is now Rs 15,000.
Booking tickets and securing accommodation for the India-Australia World Cup final in Ahmedabad has become a difficult challenge. Ever since the World Cup schedules were announced, cricket fans have been facing rising flight costs and exorbitant hotel tariffs. As soon as India secured its place in the World Cup final. The situation has become such that hotel prices in Ahmedabad have started touching the sky.
This is not the first time that cricket has created a stir in the city.
Earlier, when the India-Pakistan match was scheduled to be held on October 15, a similar scenario had emerged. Even at that time hotel tariffs had reached new heights.
There has been a significant increase in searches for accommodation in Ahmedabad on online platforms like MakeMyTrip, agoda and booking.com etc. A similar increase was also seen during the India-Pakistan match.
The final batch of match tickets went on sale on 13 November. Which was sold immediately. The cheapest ticket price available on BookMyShow was Rs 10,000.
The Indian team has maintained its unbeatable rhythm throughout this season. Anticipation regarding which has increased. This final has turned into a once-in-a-lifetime event for cricket fans across the country.
The Indian team has won the World Cup twice before. The entire Indian community expects the Men in Blue to make everyone proud by winning the World Cup again this time.