Colombo: As per the International Cricket Council (ICC), the tickets of the finals of ICC World Twenty20 2012 have been sold out days before the tournament's scheduled start.
Tickets for other matches are still available, as they are on sale in the third phase of selling which started on August 1, 2012. "We are excited to announce that tickets to a much anticipated finals have been sold out with the opening of the third phase of ticket sales," tournament director Upekha Nell said in a statement released by the ICC.
"I urge all cricket fans to purchase their tickets, as they are selling out fast and be a part of this exciting sporting event."
The two semi-finals at the R Premadasa Stadium in Colombo are the other matches of which only a limited number of tickets remain.
The tickets that were purchased in the previous two phases will be available for collection from August 10 and the buyers can collect them until the start of the World Cup. In case any tickets are left unsold then they will be made available at the respective ticket counters of the stadium where the match will take place.
Buyers have to consist a valid ID card or a valid passport once they go to collect the tickets to confirm that they are the actual people to whom the tickets were sold.
The World Twenty20 2012 takes place from September 18 to October 7 in Sri Lanka.