CSK led by Mahendra Singh Dhoni sit handsomely on top of the IPL 2023 points table, having won 5 matches in 7 so far. The Yellow Brigade fans have shown overwhelming support to the four-time champions this season at home or away.
There was sea of yellow in matches at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata and M Chinnaswamy Stadium in Bengaluru earlier this season. And that away support is expected to continue throughout the season as their skipper MS Dhoni could be playing his last season.
So, fans want to catch a glimpse and cheer for their four-time title winning skipper in the home matches as well. In a video posted by ANI, police finding it hard to manage a huge crowd that can be seen queing up to buy tickets for CSK’s matches.
#WATCH | Huge crowd of cricket fans at Chennai’s MA Chidambaram stadium in Chepauk to buy tickets for upcoming IPL matches pic.twitter.com/2uQ8U9VqRH
— ANI (@ANI) April 27, 2023
While fans are waiting for their chance to buy tickets, there have been reports of previous matches tickets being sold in black for almost 6 times the original price.
Only 40% of the tickets for IPL games in Chennai are on sale in the counter and the demand is huge. As per a report from Times of India, a Rs 750 ticket was sold in black for up to Rs 5500.
IPL Tickets: How to Book IPL 2023 Ticket Online and Offline
CSK, who will face Rajasthan Royals in Jaipur on Thursday (April 27), will return for their home fixture against Punjab Kings on double-header Sunday (April 30).
Get breaking news alerts.
You have already subscribed