Rock bottom prices for Digicel Series tickets

St John’s Antigua– The West Indies Cricket Board has considerably slashed ticket prices for the Digicel Series across the board. The WICB, in an effort to ensure that every fan across the region can attend the games without having to put a burden on their pockets, has ensured that the costs of tickets are extremely affordable.

Tickets for the 2011 Series opener, the Digicel Twenty20 at the Beausejour Cricket Grounds in St Lucia will cost a mere EC$50 (US$18.50) for all stands.

Fans will pay EC$60 (US$22) for tickets to any stand at Beausejour to the Digicel ODIs which follow and just EC$30 (US$11) for grounds.

Watching cricket in Barbados will also come on the cheap. Fans there will pay BD$25 (US$12.50) or BD$30 (US$15) to watch the Third and Fourth Digicel ODIs at the Kensington Oval.

And in Guyana tickets will be between GY$1000 (US$5) to GY$3000 (US$15) for the Fifth and final Digicel ODI.

Tickets for the First Digicel Test at the Guyana National Stadium will be between GY$500 (US$2.50) to GY$1500 (US$7.50) per day.

Kittitian fans will also enjoy rock bottom ticket prices, paying between EC$5 (US$1.85) to EC$20 (US$7.40) for daily tickets to the Second and final Digicel Test at Warner Park.

In some instances prices have been slashed by over 80% from previous years.

Additionally there will be no charge for children 16 years and under.

“These continue to be challenging economic times and we’re extremely excited to be offering tickets to the fans at such reduced prices. We’re confident that it will help to bring fans back to cricket,” said WICB Events Manager Cindy McLean.

“Ticket pricing is one of a number of initiatives the WICB will take to reward the faithful fans and encourage more fans to come out to the games,” McLean added.

Tickets will go on sale at the usual outlets on the following dates:

St Lucia – April 4

Barbados – April 11

Guyana – April 18

St Kitts – May 2

Additionally the WICB Ticket Line will be opened on March 24. Bookings can be made by phone. Caribbean fans should call 1800 744 GAME (4263) and international fans 1 268 481 2490.

There is a standard limit of 6 tickets per person. Fans desirous of ordering more tickets than the standard limit should email completed Ticket Application Request form to tickets@windiescricket.com or fax to 1268 481 2490.

The Ticket Application Form is available at windiescricket.com/tickets

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