Ireland March 15, 2006

Irish cricket cashes in on England tie

The rush to grab tickets for England's encounter against Ireland has started, with £100,000 raised from ticket sales - even before they've gone on sale

The rush to grab tickets for England's encounter against Ireland has started, with £100,000 raised from ticket sales - even before they've gone on sale. 2,900 tickets remain to be sold, priced between £20 and £35 pounds.

The capacity at Stormont on Tuesday June 13 will be 6,200, the biggest audience for a cricket match in Ireland, and there will also be room for 800 schoolchildren and a hospitality tent accommodating a further 500.

More information can be found at Newsletter and a previous article on Cricinfo.

Martin Williamson is executive editor of ESPNcricinfo and managing editor of ESPN Digital Media in Europe, the Middle East and Africa

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  • Abraham on March 21, 2006, 13:14 GMT

    Wow !!! Thats an amazing feat I say.... If someone could clarify if these r all englishmen or 'Irishers' (well if that is the right term) ?

  • Syed Arman hossain on March 16, 2006, 19:49 GMT

    It is great to see the interst of the Irish people for cricket. I am from Bangladesh and I really want to see Ireland compete against our team.

  • Abraham on March 21, 2006, 13:14 GMT

    Wow !!! Thats an amazing feat I say.... If someone could clarify if these r all englishmen or 'Irishers' (well if that is the right term) ?

  • Syed Arman hossain on March 16, 2006, 19:49 GMT

    It is great to see the interst of the Irish people for cricket. I am from Bangladesh and I really want to see Ireland compete against our team.

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  • Syed Arman hossain on March 16, 2006, 19:49 GMT

    It is great to see the interst of the Irish people for cricket. I am from Bangladesh and I really want to see Ireland compete against our team.

  • Abraham on March 21, 2006, 13:14 GMT

    Wow !!! Thats an amazing feat I say.... If someone could clarify if these r all englishmen or 'Irishers' (well if that is the right term) ?