India fans may be staying away from first Test over ticket prices

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• Asian cricket official says ‘element of cashing in’ at Edgbaston
• Second-day attendance was 16,754 in 25,000-capacity ground

Communities of Indian cricket fans may have stayed away from the Edgbaston Test because organisers were trying to “cash in” on their enormous interest in the game by raising ticket prices, according to Gulfraz Riaz, chairman at the National Asian Cricket Council.

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Written by Martha Kelner
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2018/aug/03/india-ticket-prices-first-test-england-edgbaston under the title “India fans may be staying away from first Test over ticket prices”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.