Tickets.com embraces cricket

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Tickets.com, a global provider of integrated ticketing solutions, has signed a new agreement with Cricket Australia to be the official ticketing services provider for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup Australia 2009.

Tickets. com, a global provider of integrated ticketing solutions, has signed a new agreement with Cricket Australia to be the official ticketing services provider for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Women's World Cup Australia 2009. The venture marks the first time that Tickets. com will be involved with cricket, adding it to the company's long tradition of supporting a diverse variety of teams, competitions, sports organisations and events worldwide. Under the terms of the agreement, Tickets. com will exclusively provide ticketing solutions for the ICC Women's World Cup 2009, including comprehensive ticketing expertise, customer service support and a range of innovative digital technologies. All tickets for the March 2009 tournament will be sold online at http://www. cricket. com. au/, giving customers the convenience of printing their tickets from their home or office computers using the internet ticket delivery engine Tickets@Home. Tickets went on sale on 29 2008, for events taking place in March 2009. The ICC Women's World Cup Australia 2009 competition is the first to be played since the 2005 merger of the ICC and the International Women's Cricket Council, which has contributed to the growth of the sport. In 2009, Australia will be defending its 2005 title against competing teams from India, New Zealand, England, Sri Lanka, West Indies, South Africa and Pakistan. The roster of international sports–related clients supported by Tickets. com ticketing solutions includes: teams from Major League Baseball, Major League Soccer, the National Hockey League, England's Premier League and competitions including five Olympics: the Atlanta 1996 Summer Games, the Salt Lake 2002 Winter Games, the Sydney 2000 Summer Games, the Torino 2006 Winter Games and the Vancouver 2010 Winter Games.

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