Pune Cricket Stadium Ticket Booking Procedure and Information

The Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) Stadium is located in Gahunje, Pune (Maharastra). The cricket stadium is also known as Pune Cricket Stadium. The stadium is owned by Maharashtra Cricket Association. In 2013, the Sahara India Parivar bought the naming rights of stadium for the sum of 200 Cr Rs and the Stadium was named to Subrata Roy Sahara Stadium. But the company didn’t pay the full amount so the name of the cricket stadium was changed back to Maharashtra Cricket Association Stadium. The first match which was played on the stadium was between Kings XI Punjab and Pune Warriors in April, 2012 and it was an IPL match. In December, 2012 first international T20 match was hosted on this stadium which was a clash between India and England. The only ODI which was played on this stadium was between India v Australia in Oct 13, 2013. The Pune cricket stadium has seating capacity of 42,000. The stadium is home ground of Maharashtra cricket team, Indian Cricket Team, Veer Marathi and IPL team Rising Pune Supergiants (RPS).

Pune Cricket Stadium
Pune Cricket Stadium (Image Source: iplt20.com)

Upcoming International Match Schedule at Wankhede Stadium

Match Series Name Date
India vs New Zealand 2nd ODI New Zealand Tour of India 25 October 2017, Wednesday

2nd ODI of India New Zealand series 2017 will be played at Pune cricket stadium on 25 October 2017. Rest of the matches of 3 ODI series will be played at Wankhede Stadium and Green Park Stadium. A 3 match T20 series is also schedule with New Zealand. Matches of T20 series will be schedule to play at Delhi Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium, Rajkot Cricket Stadium and Greenfield Cricket Stadium, Thiruvananthapuram.

Ticket Booking Procedure

The tickets can be booked online by visiting bookmyshow.com website or bookmyshow mobile app. If you are booking the tickets few days before the match and you delivery address is within the delivery limit, home delivery will be provided. The delivery would be done 2 days prior to the match. If the home delivery option is not available to you, then you will have to collect the entry passes from the box office. The box office timing is from 10:00 AM to 06:00 PM.

As seen above, the entry passes can be collected on match day and non match day. To avoid the last minute rush, it is suggested to pickup the entry passes on a non match day. Tickets for some of the stands can be booked from stadium too.
Also know about Wankhede Stadium Mumbai

How to Book Pune Stadium IPL Tickets 2017

Here are few steps for booking Pune Cricket Stadium IPL 2017 tickets online at any time of day.

  • Login to bookmyshow.com website.
  • Select the match, date, price and ticket quantity from stadium layout.
  • Now select the seat from the seating layout.
  • After making the payment, tickets would be delivered to your mailing address or you can also collect the tickets from the box office.

Ticket booking has already started and tickets can be booked by clicking here. Ticket prices starts from 800 Rs and goes up to 4000.
Non-Match day Pick-up Address

Will be intimated via email / sms to ticket holders

Match day Pick-up Address

Will be intimated via email / sms to ticket holders.

Pune Cricket Stadium Location Map

This Google map showing the location of Pune cricket stadium.

Pune Cricket Stadium Seating Arrangement

The Pune cricket stadium seating arrangement is shown below. It shows various roads and stands which makes it easier to choose which stand to book and which road to take while visiting the stadium. Parking zones, pavilions, stands, service lane also depicted on the map clearly.

Pune Cricket Stadium Seating Arrangement
Pune Cricket Stadium Seating Arrangement

It is located in Mumbai Pune Expressway just in the outskirts of the city. You can clearly see the old and new highway on the layout.



General Guidelines

To have a good overall experience and to be ready for the match, there are few things to keep in mind. On receiving your entry passes, check the gate number which is printed on them. You have to head towards the gate number to enter the Maharashtra Cricket Association stadium and reach to your stands. There are few only a few number of items which are permitted inside the stadium. It is advised not to bring any item other than the wallet and mobile phones, as the list of restricted items is rather long. I may name few of the restricted items: water bottles, data cable, power bank, charger, headphones, coins, metal objects, binoculars, plastic bags, eatables or drinkable, etc. Although, some of the baby food items and baby diapers are allowed. If something gets detained at the entry gates, the probability that you would get it back is really low. The entry gates of the stadium generally open 3 hours prior to the start of the match. So, it is good to enter the stadium before time.

Also, read about Feroz Shah Kotla Stadium

MCA Stadium Facilities

Pune Cricket stadium has all the basic facilities. There is a cafeteria located inside the stadium which serves good food. The number of washrooms available are also enough. Stadium is in very good condition as it is newly constructed. The stadium seating is constructed in such a was that every spectator experiences a clear view of the stadium. The spectators are seated in four various stands. It has some of the premium facilities for 5,000 members which include squash and badminton courts. It has a spa, swimming pool, restaurants, and bars. It has 80 corporate hospitality boxes too.

IPL 2017 Match Schedule at Pune Cricket Stadium

Team 1 Team 2 Date Time (IST) Day
RSP MI 6 April 2017 20:00 Thursday
RSP DD 11 April 2017 20:00 Tuesday
RSP SRH 22 April 2017 16:00 Saturday
RSP KKR 26 April 2017 20:00 Wednesday
RSP RCB 29 April 2017 16:00 Saturday
RSP GL 1 May 2017 20:00 Monday
RSP KXI 14 May 2017 16:00 Sunday

Pune Cricket Stadium Review





The stadium is newly constructed and it has a huge seating area. While designing the seating area, the priority was to provide a clear view of the ground to the various stands. The architects(Hopkins Architects) succeed in doing so. The rain is a big problem in Pune and it has caused many matches to be abandoned, so to overcome this problem sand based outfields are developed. These outfield doesn’t allow water to stay on the filed and as a result stadium gets ready to play again in few minutes after the downpour. The stadium is well equipped with all the latest and basic facilities. The ambiance created here is also magnificent on match days when the ground is full with fans. The experience is rather special. It is advised to visit the cricket stadium by public transport as it faces a lot of rush on match days and bringing your own vehicle can become a headache later on.

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22 thoughts on “Pune Cricket Stadium Ticket Booking Procedure and Information

  1. Naveen verma January 12, 2017 at 10:36

    Hi, I have booked 2 online tickets for odi ind v/s england. Ticket is x1, x2 in north west stand. I have online booking confirmation letter with me.
    I can’t come to recieve tickets early. How can I collect tickets as I m coming from mumbai n only coming on Sunday.

    • India OnGo January 12, 2017 at 22:35

      Dear Sir, I can’t give you sure shot reply. As per knowledge you can collect tickets on Match Day from: Box-Office @ PYC Hindu Gymkhana, CTS No. 766, F.P. No.244, Bhandarkar Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune, Maharashtra 411004.
      For more information you should contact Boomyshow or read the instruction mail sent by them. Outlets are also listed on this link: https://in.bookmyshow.com/sports/cricket/england-tour-of-india/1st-odi-match/outlets

  2. Kunal January 14, 2017 at 21:02

    i am facing a similar issue! If counters wont be functional tomorrow it will be very difficult to collect tickets from gymkhana as the 2 are completely on opposite sides! Pls help me out! Thanks!

  3. Rohit February 8, 2017 at 08:16

    Hello. Can I buy any hospitality tickets for the India Australia test match? Is alcohol sold there? Thanks.

  4. Akshay February 22, 2017 at 18:23

    can you please confirm the estimated tickets rate for 2017 IPL

    • India OnGo February 22, 2017 at 21:08

      Hi Akshay,
      We are not sure about the exact price. However, in recent years the starting price was 500 Rs.

  5. Sanket February 25, 2017 at 14:42

    I have booked tickets for day 4.But it seem like match is going to finish on day 3. Will i get refund?

  6. Sunil February 25, 2017 at 15:23

    Bookek ticket for 4th Day for AUS-IND from bookmyshow, but match ended on 3rd day. How can I get a refund ??

  7. abdul gani March 14, 2017 at 12:13

    I want 12 tickets kkr vs pune 26 April

  8. kulwant singh March 17, 2017 at 09:09

    i want 15 ticket pune vs RCB 29th april

  9. Divyesh March 22, 2017 at 16:51

    Hi Can u tell me the ticket price for west stand , tickets of which are available in the stadium

  10. Jay March 30, 2017 at 12:29

    Just want to confirm. I am carrying one year old baby for next match. Is baby food and water allowed inside the stadium?

    • India OnGo March 30, 2017 at 20:12

      As per my knowledge baby food is allowed.

  11. Sanket April 3, 2017 at 10:34

    I want 3 tickets of RPS VS RCB on 29 April

  12. Deepak Bhorkade April 6, 2017 at 19:53

    I want two tickets any two matches

  13. revanthgowda April 6, 2017 at 20:57

    for 800rs which stand will i get??

  14. Agam Jain April 7, 2017 at 10:59

    Can I buy ground ticket for IPL on a non-match day?

  15. Nisar April 10, 2017 at 06:53

    Let me know from where I can collect tickets in pune city because I have booked online ticket of 22nd April 2017 Pune Vs hydrabad 4pm match. So kindly provide address of ticket collecting centre in pune city

  16. Anurag Gupta April 15, 2017 at 22:14

    Hi, how is the car parking facility at the Stadium? I have booked the Rs. 4,000/- ticket for South Pavillion B. The ticket talks about Main Gate 3.

    Please do let me know. Many thanks.

    Anurag Gupta

  17. Dipak Gaikwad April 17, 2017 at 11:55

    Let me know is there facility to collect tickets in stadium box office on same day (29th Apr) because I unable to come in pune city. And I have booked online ticket of 29th April 2017 Pune Vs Royal Challengers 4pm match . So kindly confirm the facility of ticket collecting in stadium box office or any option?

  18. Deepa May 7, 2017 at 17:28

    Is ticket required for a 4 year old kid?

  19. raj September 9, 2017 at 17:06

    yes it is reqiured for a four year boy

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