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Ind-Aus ODI tickets at Kolkata to cost more after GST imposition

Kolkata: Prices of the tickets of the One-day match between India and Australia, to be held here next month, will be costlier as 28 per cent GST has been imposed as per government regulation. The minimum price of the ticket was on Saturday increased from Rs 500 to Rs 650 after applying 28 per cent GST. Likewise, other tickets would cost Rs 1300 and Rs 1900, up from Rs 1000 and Rs 1500 respectively. "Ticket prices have remained the same, just the GST has been added," Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB's) president Sourav Ganguly said after its working committee meeting on Saturday.
The Eden Gardens will host one of the ODIs of the five- match India-Australia series, tentatively on September 21. Kolkata will host a Test during Sri Lanka's tour to India in November. However, GST will not have any effect on the ticket prices of the five-day game.

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