With remaining just few days to go, every fans are going to notice the comeback international match in the home conditions with commencing India vs England series. Right now, there is a bit of discussion over the entrance of fans in the stands which is quite under frame to re think it.
The first test is confirmed to be played under behind the closed doors in Chennai whereas for the second test, Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) and Tamil Nadu Cricket Association (TNCA) in the talks to bring the fans back to the stands.
With an interaction chat with ANI, RS Ramasaamy, Secretary of TNCA on Monday that, “See the new regulations allow for 50% fans, so we are going to speak to the BCCI through our secretary and a decision will be reached only after that. But yes, for now, let’s wait and watch till tomorrow” quoted by Officials.
There is the talk that if fans are bought back to the stands then it would be only with a total attendance of 50% in the stadium.
“If we do get the go-ahead, it will only be 50 percent as per the order of the Tamil Nadu Government. But a lot will also depend on the BCCI and the ECB. So we will get an idea tomorrow” added by the Officials.
Earlier it was confirmed that both the matches played at Chennai will be played behind the closed doors but due to present scenario over coronavirus scare, a re-consideration was pointed out where TNCA secretary represented by quoting
“In view of the prevailing COVID-19 pandemic, BCCI has decided not to take any kind of risk with the safety of the players during the forthcoming India-England series. The players, officials will be undergoing strict quarantine and several rounds of COVID-19 tests before entering the bio-bubble. As per BCCI directive, the first two tests between February 5-17 being held at MA Chidambaram Stadium will take place behind the closed doors” concluded by TNCA Secretary.