Seatwave sees demand soar as the
world's cricket stars head to England
LONDON, 28 May 2009 - As England gears up to host the second
ever ICC World Twenty20, Seatwave, Europe's leading fan-to-fan
ticket exchange, is seeing explosive demand for tickets. In
the past seven days the Twenty20 tournament has even out sold U2 by
Pakistan is the team that fans most want to see with 29% of all
tickets sold for days when they are playing. Moreover, the most
popular match of the tournament looks set to be Pakistan's clash
with India in the warm-up stage.
The tournament is proving popular with fans across the world.
Seatwave has sold tickets to fans in 17 different countries,
excluding the UK. The majority of these sales have been in India
but Seatwave has also sold tickets to fans from far-flung
destinations such as Hong Kong, Australia and Saudi Arabia. In
fact, 6% of all tickets sold have been to fans based abroad, and of
those, 20% have bought tickets to more than one game - great news
for the UK economy.
Joe Cohen, CEO and Founder of Seatwave said: "The Twenty20
England World Cup is set to be one of the sporting highlights of
2009 and fans are keen to watch their cricketing heroes in action.
We expect sales to continue to rise throughout the tournament
as fans follow their team's progress. This tournament has clearly
shown an increasing number of fans taking advantage of the
increased flexibility and access which Seatwave provides."