Bookme.pk has been appointed ticketing partners for the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 6 which commences at the National Stadium Karachi from Saturday, February20, said a press release issued on Tuesday.
Bookme.pk is Pakistan’s leading e-ticketing platform with over 4.6 million customers in the transportation and entertainment industries. It is completely cashless and is already integrated with major payment platforms in Pakistan including JazzCash and Easypaisa to ensure a seamless checkout experience for end-users.
With a socially distant seating plan, cricket fans can now be a part of the game again, as both HBL PSL 6 venues – Karachi and Lahore – will have 20% of the total seating capacity of the stadiums available for the spectators.
As announced by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) last week, around 7,500 ticketed spectators will be allowed inside the National Stadium per match day, while around 5,500 will attend each match day at the Gaddafi Stadium.
The PCB will strictly follow the government’s Covid-19 standard operating procedures (SOPs), including social distancing, the press release said. More details about tickets pricing and availability will be shared soon, it added.
“We are delighted to partner with Bookme.pk in the HBL Pakistan Super League 6. We are confident that as ticketing partners Bookme.pk will deliver top-quality services that they are renowned for to our fans, who look forward all year to the HBL PSL,” said PCB Director Commercial Babar Hamid.
“We are very happy to bring the fans back to the stadiums, despite the small number we totally look forward to welcoming them at the two venues as they will create an incredible atmosphere which will surely motivate the players to give their absolute best,” Hamid added.
“The fans will be provided the best possible arrangements amid the prevailing Covid-19 related challenges and they should turn up at the venues with full confidence, while practising social distancing protocols.”
Bookme.pk CEO Faizan Aslam said: “We are grateful to Pakistan Cricket Board for awarding us the opportunity to serve the most beloved game of our nation. Bookme is geared up to ensure contactless and secure digital services for Pakistani cricket fans so that they don’t need to stand in queues and can easily access tickets from the comfort of home with a digital one-click solution.”