May 12, 2021

IND vs ENG: Final Three India-England T20Is To Be Performed Behind Closed Doorways, Says BCCI

India vs England: Last Three T20Is To Be Played Behind Closed Doors, Says BCCI

IND vs ENG: Final three T20Is might be performed behind closed doorways resulting from rising Covid-19 circumstances.© BCCI

The remaining T20Is between India and England might be performed behind closed doorways, Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) mentioned on Monday. “The Board of Management for Cricket in India (BCCI) in session with the Gujarat Cricket Affiliation (GCA) has determined to conduct the ultimate three T20Is in opposition to England on the Narendra Modi Stadium behind closed doorways. The choice was arrived at following detailed discussions with the state and native well being authorities,” BCCI mentioned in a launch on Monday.

“The BCCI will proceed to adjust to all of the laws 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 that have bought tickets for all or any three T20Is might be refunded and the method for a similar might be introduced sooner or later,” the discharge acknowledged.

Gujarat Cricket Affiliation additionally issued a press release. “Because of rising COVID-19 circumstances, remaining T20 Worldwide Matches between India and England might be performed with out viewers at Narendra Modi Stadium in Ahmedabad. Refund might be given to the spectators who’ve bought tickets,” mentioned Dhanraj Nathwani, vp of GCA, in a press release. 

Those that have obtained complimentary tickets are requested to not go to the stadium, he added.

The primary two T20Is of the sequence have been held with spectators capped at 50 per cent of the stadium capability. Nevertheless, 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 sequence is levelled at 1-1 after India gained the second T20I on Sunday after having misplaced the primary one on Friday.


The Check sequence that preceded the T20Is had spectators allowed for the final three Checks after the primary match was performed behind closed doorways in Chennai.

(With PTI inputs)

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