IND vs ENG: Last three T20Is will likely be performed behind closed doorways attributable to rising Covid-19 circumstances.© BCCI
The remaining T20Is between India and England will likely be performed behind closed doorways, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) mentioned on Monday. “The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) in session with the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) has determined to conduct the ultimate three T20Is in opposition to England on the Narendra Modi Stadium behind closed doorways. The determination was arrived at following detailed discussions with the state and native well being authorities,” BCCI mentioned in a launch on Monday.
The BCCI in session with @GCAMotera has determined to conduct the ultimate three T20Is in opposition to England on the Narendra Modi Stadium behind closed doorways.
— BCCI (@BCCI) March 15, 2021
“The BCCI will proceed to adjust to all of the rules put in place to curb the unfold of the Covid-19 virus and can all the time put the well being and security of its followers and stakeholders on the high.
“Those who’ve bought tickets for all or any three T20Is will likely be refunded and the method for a similar will likely be introduced sooner or later,” the discharge acknowledged.
Gujarat Cricket Association additionally issued a press release. “Due to rising COVID-19 circumstances, remaining T20 International Matches between India and England will likely be performed with out viewers at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Refund will likely be given to the spectators who’ve bought tickets,” mentioned Dhanraj Nathwani, vice chairman of GCA, in a press release.
Those who’ve acquired complimentary tickets are requested to not go to the stadium, he added.
The first two T20Is of the collection have been held with spectators capped at 50 per cent of the stadium capability. However, with the stadium capability at 1.32 lakh the variety of spectators allowed contained in the stadium was additionally important.
The final three T20Is are scheduled to be held on March 16, 18 and 20. The five-match collection is levelled at 1-1 after India gained the second T20I on Sunday after having misplaced the primary one on Friday.
The Test collection that preceded the T20Is had spectators allowed for the final three Tests after the primary match was performed behind closed doorways in Chennai.
(With PTI inputs)
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