India is currently in red-hot form as they have won 6 out of 6 matches in the ODI World Cup 2023 and are the only side that is left unbeaten at the moment. The tickets for the host's games have been in demand among the fans some of the fans who are still to get their tickets are suffering due to irregular movements of the tickets.
On Tuesday, the Kolkata Police arrested a man named Ankit Agarwal in the city, who was selling World Cup 2023 match tickets in black. He was caught selling the tickets priced at 2,500 INR for 11,000 INR each for the India vs South Africa clash that is scheduled to take place at the iconic Eden Gardens, on November 5th. The officers have recovered 20 tickets from the guy.
This is another case of fraud and cheating, previously a guy from Gujarat was arrested for frauding a person of 2.68 lakh INR he promised to deliver tickets for the marquee clash on October 14 clash between India vs Pakistan in Ahmedabad. The criminal was arrested by the Anandnagar police.
The complainant and his friends paid Shah ₹90,000 for the first set of 15 tickets: VM Desai
VM Desai who was the officer in charge said, "The complainant and his friends paid Shah ₹90,000 for the first set of 15 tickets, then ₹30,000 for another five tickets and so on. However, Mr. Masri Kandoria did not get any tickets. Shah was held on Friday under Indian Penal Code sections for breach of trust, cheating and other offences."
The Cricket Association of Bengal has arrived with a unique idea of celebrating the former India skipper Virat Kohli's birthday as he the star batter will turn 35 on the same day India will face against South Africa. The batter has been the second-highest run-scorer for the two-time world champions he has scored 354 runs in the marquee tournament so far.
CAB president Snehasish Ganguly told reporters, "We hope to get an approval from the ICC on this. We want to make the day special for Virat. We want every fan in the stadium wearing Kohli's masks as he walks in. We plan to distribute about 70,000 masks on that day."