In the wake of the rising number of Covid-19 cases in India, BCCI has decided that the remaining three matches will be played without spectators at the Narendra Modi Stadium, Ahmedabad. The decision has been taken as a safety measure against the communicable virus.
“Yes, we have decided that the remaining games will be played behind closed doors keeping in mind the safety of the cricket-loving fans and the players. Safety will always be the priority and this is an ever-evolving situation as we figure the way as we fight the virus,” a source told the ANI.
According to the Union Health Ministry, 25320 new Covid-19 cases were reported on Sunday. The tally of the total number of coronavirus cases has reached 1,13,59,048,
The first Test at MA Chidambaram Stadium in Chennai took place behind the closed door. But later, taking permission from the government, 50 per cent crowd got allowed to attend the second Test in Chennai, the other two Tests and the first two T20Is in Ahmedabad.