Cricket World Cup 2019 – Tickets: Fans Caught Up In Confusion
Cricket World Cup coordinators have apologized after a large number of fans were erroneously told they had got tickets in a poll for one year from now’s competition.
Ticketing accomplice Ticketmaster sent messages on Friday titled “Cricket World Cup 2019 – confirmation of payment” however in excess of 4,000 individuals were later educated the messages were sent in blunder.
Ticketmaster has said no sort of monetary payment was taken from those influenced.
The World Cup will be in England and Wales from 30 May to 14 July.
Ticketmaster additionally apologized for the email mistake.
A few fans posted via social media about this mistake, saying they had effectively reserved travel and accomodation for the mega cricket event.
World Cup coordinators said 2.7 million tickets had been connected for thus far they have sold 450,000 of the 800,000 accessible.
Tickets to the competition could be bought through a vote procedure, in which purchasers select matches they might want to see and are gone into a draw.
Fans are then reached to be told whether they have been fruitful or not. For this situation, a few people said they were befuddled whether they had tickets or not after beforehand being told they were unsuccessful.
Here are some of the many fan reactions after the ticket confusion saga.
@TicketmasterUK – you sent me an email this morning that I got tickets to the ICC World Cup 2019 so I booked my flights and hotels and now you tell me sorry, that email was sent by mistake. Who is going to reimburse my flights and hotels??
— SharadKandoi (@Sharadkandoi) November 9, 2018
@ICC what’s going on with World Cup 2019 tickets. Got told ages ago I’d not been successful with any applications in ballot. Got mail 09:11 this morning saying I’ve bought them all!!?? No money gone from card though!!
— Paul Carter (@PaulCarter1962) November 9, 2018
Friends telling me ICC sent out an email saying “Congrats you have tickets for the 2019 World Cup Final”
Later, email sent out by Ticketmaster saying “we understand you may have received an email from ICC Cricket World Cup 2019. Please note this email was sent in error”#CWC19
— Saj Sadiq (@Saj_PakPassion) November 9, 2018
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