I am not 100% sure, i think Eden Park holds 48 thousand, with the extra 1600 would bring the total to 49,600, so over 2 days is nearly 100 thousand,,,,, 99 thousand plus to be exact.
I would imagine that Dick Smith who is sponsoring the event, plus freebies and maybe charity teams giveaways and other promised tickets might have been held back. This is why 44 thousand is classified a sellout.
Not to mention the grounds sponsors boxes which would all be full i would say.
The 2 day event is televised fully on Foxsport Australia, Sky NZ ? i think, and Premier in the UK.
Origin this year is 2 games in Queensland suncorp and one in Sydney. So 190 thousand sell-out their as well.
2014 is shaping up as a bottler already.
The World Club Challenge will sell-out as well i would say.
Even trail matches are selling out. Things are looking good down under.
Edited by oikee, 25 January 2014 - 05:16 AM.