Ahmedabad: For the last two days, a lot of uproar has been seen at the Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad about the tickets for the Qualifier-2 and the final match of IPL-2023. At the same time, Metro has issued special paper tickets for the spectators going to watch the match. The metro ticket can be obtained from Motera Stadium Metro Station at a maximum fare of Rs.25. For these two days, the timing of the metro train service has also been changed from 7 in the morning to 1 AM in the night. Besides, metro train will be available at the duration of every five to six minutes. Special paper cup tickets can be purchased for any station from the Motera Stadium station of the Metro railway.
Ticket counters had to be closed for two hours
Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation has made advance parking booking mandatory for all the spectators going to watch the Qualifier-2 on Friday and the final match on Sunday. In a tweet, the municipal corporation said, ” To ensure that people do not have any trouble and they can get parking facilities, every visitor will have to book their vehicle parking in advance through the AMDAPARK application. On account of haevy rush and huge crowd of people who came to buy tickets on Thursday, there had been chaos. Subsequently, the help of the police had to be taken and the ticket counters were kept closed for two hours.
About 20 parking lots have been set up around the stadium. But, on Thursday, advance booking of vehicles has been done at only 4 parking lots. Due to the match, a DIG, 7 DCP, 10 ACP, 90 PI-PSI, 1500 policemen and one thousand traffic and home guard personnel will be deployed inside and outside the stadium. While the road from Janpath T to Motera Stadium will be closed for motorists from 2 pm on Friday and Sunday due to the match. Police has tried to provide alternative arrangements to the people.