New Delhi:Cricket fans who were deprived of watching the fifth and final one-dayer between India and Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla on Sunday can get their tickets refunded till January 5, the Delhi and District Cricket Association said on Wednesday.
The DDCA has so far refunded tickets worth Rs 35 lakhs from 10 branches of the United Bank of India across the city.
"We have refunded tickets worth Rs 35 lakh. Fans can refund their tickets from the 10 Union Bank of India branches till January 5," DDCA media manger Ravi Jain said.
The game between India and Sri Lanka at Feroz Shah Kotla was abandoned after 23.3 overs on Sunday due to a dangerous pitch which saw balls rising alarmingly.
The abandonment led to unruly scenes in the packed galleries with incensed spectators hurling water bottles and chair covers onto the ground. They even damaging the newly laid chairs of the stands.
Match Referee Alan Hurst, in his report to the International Cricket Council, has said that the pitch was "unfit" for an international match.
Following the report, the ICC has sought an explanation from the BCCI to be furnished in two weeks time before it decides on the punishment for the venue which may face a maximum ban of two years.