ICC Cricket World Cup 2019: Around 80,000 Indians expected to travel to UK for mega event, says British Deputy High Commissioner

Most games featuring India have been a sell-out with British population of Indian origin flocking to the stadiums across the UK

Press Trust of India, Jul 01, 2019 17:49:53 IST

New Delhi: Around 80,000 Indians are expected to travel to the UK during the cricket World Cup, British Deputy High Commissioner to India Jan Thompson said here Monday.

"Our estimate is that around 80,000 Indians will travel to the UK for the World Cup. There is tourist rush anyway at this time of the year but this season it is more so because of the cricket," Thompson told PTI.

Going by the latest figures, around 600,000 visas (majority of them being tourist visas) have been issued to Indians over the past 12 months.

The World Cup began on 30 May and concludes on 14 July.

Most games featuring India have been a sell-out with British population of Indian origin flocking to the stadiums across the UK.

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Updated Date: Jul 01, 2019 17:49:53 IST






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