IND vs ENG: The three ODIs are to be performed on March 23, 26, and 28.© AFP
The Maharashtra authorities on Saturday inexperienced lighted the three scheduled ODIs between India and England in Pune with out permitting any spectators within the wake of giant spike in COVID-19 circumstances within the state. There was some doubts that three ODIs might be shifted elsewhere however after a gathering between CM Uddhav Thackeray and Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) president Vikas Kakatkar, the permission for the video games had been obtained. “Keeping the seriousness of the present spike in COVID circumstances in Maharashtra, after inputs from the Hon’ble Chief Minister, it was determined that permission might be granted for these matches with out spectators,” the Maharashtra Cricket Association stated in a media launch.
The cricket physique additionally stated that the Chief Minister has requested them to take all vital precautions with regard to gamers and officers.
“The Chief Minister requested the President of Maharashtra Cricket Association to take all vital precautions relating to gamers and different officers.
“With this, the uncertainty about holding these one-day internationals, has ended and the Association can begin preparatory works like acquiring permissions, for easy conduct of the matches,” it stated.
The affiliation additionally thanked former ICC, BCCI and MCA president Sharad Pawar for his assist and steerage.
“At this juncture, Vikas Kakatkar additionally needs to placed on file the invaluable assist and steerage obtained from Hon’ble Sharadrao Pawar,” the discharge acknowledged.
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