Cuttack: Tension prevailed outside Barabati Stadium after cricket fans broke barricades as they fail to get tickets for the upcoming India-Sri Lanka T20 International here.
The disappointed cricket fans who had gathered in large numbers to buy tickets at the counters outside the stadium broke barricades and pelted stones at the ticket counter. Later, police were deployed outside the stadium to maintain law and order.
According to cricket fans, not even a single ticket was sold since morning today while the announcement about non-availability of tickets at the counter was made very late by officials of the private bank entrusted with the duty.
Meanwhile, ticket sale for the AC box, corporate gallery and New Pavilion is on at counter no 1. All total 10,362 tickets were sold to the OCA affiliated clubs and institutions on December 15 and 16, while 9,130 tickets were sold online for two days on November 20 and 21.